Libros de ARTE Y CULTURAS PRECOLOMBINAS

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CHOTUNA AND CHORNANCAP "EXCAVATING AN ANCIENT PERUVIAN LEGEND"

por DONNAN, CHRISTOPHER B.

2011 COTSEN INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY AT UCLA

CHOTUNA AND CHORNANCAP "EXCAVATING AN ANCIENT PERUVIAN LEGEND"

Christopher Donnan's Chotuna and Chornancap: Excavating an Ancient Peruvian Legend, explores one of the most intriguing oral histories passed down among ancient Peruvians: the legend of Naymlap, the founder of ...

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THE AZTEC THEATER. SAN ANTONIO'S GRAND ILLUSION

The history and mystery of the elegant Aztec Theater in San Antonio is revealed in this guide to the well-known landmark. Adorned by a collage of awe-inspiring artwork from the ...

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LA QUÊTE DU SERPENT À PLUMES "ARTS ET RELIGIONS DE L'AMÉRIQUE PRÉCOLOMBIENNE. HOMMAGE À MICHEL"

Michel Graulich est l'un des plus grands spécialistes des religions de l'ancien Mexique. Directeur d'études à l'École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Religieuses, de 1990 à 2005, il ...

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THE SHAMAN'S MIRROR "VISIONARY ART OF THE HUICHOL"

por MACLEAN, HOPE

2011 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE SHAMAN'S MIRROR "VISIONARY ART OF THE HUICHOL"

Huichol Indian yarn paintings are one of the world's great indigenous arts, sold around the world and advertised as authentic records of dreams and visions of the shamans. Using glowing ...

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ROOTS OF THAI ART

por KRAIRIKSH, PIRIYA

2011 RIVER BOOKS

ROOTS OF THAI ART

This book, the latest work from one of Thailand's leading art historians, Piriya Krairiksh represents the culmination of 30 years research by the author and is sure to be a ...

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TOMBS FOR THE LIVING "ANDEAN MORTUARY PRACTICES"

por DILLEHAY, TOM D.

2011 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

TOMBS FOR THE LIVING "ANDEAN MORTUARY PRACTICES"

In the Andes, a long history of research on burial records and burial contexts exists for the purpose of reconstructing cultural affiliation, chronology, socioeconomic status, grave content, and human body ...

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COLLECTING THE PRE-COLUMBIAN PAST

por BOONE, ELLIZABETH HILL

2011 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

COLLECTING THE PRE-COLUMBIAN PAST

The history of Pre-Columbian collecting is a social and aesthetic history-of ideas, people and organizations, and objects. This richly illustrated volume examines these histories by considering the collection and display ...

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THEIR WAY OF WRITING "SCRIPTS, SIGNS, AND PICTOGRAPHIES IN PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA"

por BOONE, ELLIZABETH HILL

2011 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

THEIR WAY OF WRITING "SCRIPTS, SIGNS, AND PICTOGRAPHIES IN PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA"

Writing and recording are key cultural activities that allow humans to communicate across time and space. Whereas Old World writing evolved into the alphabetic system that is now employed around ...

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THE JAGUAR WITHIN "SHAMANIC TRANCE IN ANCIENT CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAN ART"

por STONE, REBECCA R.

2011 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE JAGUAR WITHIN "SHAMANIC TRANCE IN ANCIENT CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAN ART"

Shamanism-the practice of entering a trance state to experience visions of a reality beyond the ordinary and to gain esoteric knowledge-has been an important part of life for indigenous societies ...

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TEXTILES FROM THE ANDES

por DRANSART, PENNY

2011 BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS

TEXTILES FROM THE ANDES

This is the first time the British Museum's major collection of Peruvian and other early Andean textiles is being published as a group. Included are rare and exquisite pieces, many ...

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TELL ME THE STORY OF HOW I CONQUERED YOU "ELSEWHERES AND ETHNOSUICIDE IN THE COLONIAL MESOAMERICAN WORLD"

Folio 46r from Codex Telleriano-Remensis was created in the sixteenth century under the supervision of Spanish missionaries in central Mexico. As an artifact of seismic cultural and political shifts, the ...

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LIFE AND DEATH. ON THE UPPER AND UNDERWORLD "WITH THE PAUL AND DORA JANSEEN-ARTS COLLECTION"

The theme of Life and Death is one that affects us all. Antwerp's Museum aan de Stroom has devoted two of its five permanent exhibition floors to the subject, considering ...

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ANCIENT AMERICAN ART "MASTERWORKS OF THE PRE-COLUMBIAN ERA, 3500 BC - 1532 AD"

The pre-Columbian art of Latin America is still being discovered in the mountain valleys, deserts, tropical jungles and storerooms of museums and private collectors. From ancient Valdivian figurines and vessels ...

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CHARMS IN PRE-COLUMBIAN ECUADOR

por MESIA MONTENEGRO, CHRISTIAN

2011 CINQ CONTINENTS

CHARMS IN PRE-COLUMBIAN ECUADOR

The charms and amulets presented in this book offer a unique opportunity to explore the way people in Pre-Columbian Ecuador interpreted their lives. The choice of material-metals, shells, fired clay, ...

pvp.37.52 €

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MASTERS OF THE AMERICAS "THE PAUL AND DORA JANSSEN-ARTS COLLECTION"

por LE FORT, GENEVIÈVE

2011 MERCATORFONDS

MASTERS OF THE AMERICAS "THE PAUL AND DORA JANSSEN-ARTS COLLECTION"

This collection, which brings together some of the finest masterpieces of pre-Columbian art, brings us to the American continent, and demonstrates the extraordinary richness of the cultures of ancient America. ...

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READING MAYA ART "A HIEROGLYPHIC GUIDE TO ANCIENT MAYA PAINTING AND SCULPTURE"

Presented here for the first time is a compendium of one hundred hieroglyphs that are also building blocks of ancient Maya painting and sculpture. Organized thematically, the symbols touch on ...

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ACCOUNT FABLE & RITE INCAS

por MOLINA , CRISTOBAL DE

2011 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

ACCOUNT FABLE & RITE INCAS

Only a few decades after the Spanish conquest of Peru, the third Bishop of Cuzco, Sebastián de Lartaún, called for a report on the religious practices of the Incas. The ...

pvp.64.0 €

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THE COPAN SCULPTURE MUSEUM "ANCIENT MAYA ARTISTRY IN STUCCO AND STONE"

por FASH, BARBARA W.

2011 HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

THE COPAN SCULPTURE MUSEUM "ANCIENT MAYA ARTISTRY IN STUCCO AND STONE"

The Copan Sculpture Museum in western Honduras features the extraordinary stone carvings of the ancient Maya city known as Copan. The city's sculptors produced some of the finest and most ...

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OBTAINING IMAGES "ART, PRODUCTION AND DISPLAY IN EDO JAPAN"

por SCREECH, TIMON

2011 REAKTION BOOKS

OBTAINING IMAGES "ART, PRODUCTION AND DISPLAY IN EDO JAPAN"

The Edo period (1603-1868) witnessed one of the great flowerings of Japanese art. Towards the mid-seventeenth century the Japanese States were largely at peace, and rapid urbanization, a rise in ...

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MAYAS, DE L'AUBE AU CRÉPUSCULE AU GUATEMALA

por MELÉNDEZ, JUAN-CARLOS

2011 SOMOGY

MAYAS, DE L'AUBE AU CRÉPUSCULE AU GUATEMALA

A travers 150 oeuvres prêtées par le Museo nacional de Arqueologia e etnologia de ciudad Guatemala, ce catalogue permet de redécouvrir et de comprendre l'histoire des Mayas. L'exposition dédiée aux ...

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THE SPECTACLE OF THE LATE MAYA COURT "REFLECTIONS ON THE MURALS OF BONAMPAK"

Located within the deep tropical rainforest of Chiapas, Mexico, the Maya site of Bonampak is home to the most complete and magnificent mural program of the ancient Americas. In three rooms, a pageant of rulership ...

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INSIGNIA OF RANK IN THE NAHUA WORLD "FROM THE FIFTEENTH TO THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY"

This significant work reconstructs the repertory of insignia of rank and the contexts and symbolic meanings of their use, along with their original terminology, among the Nahuatl-speaking communities of Mesoamerica from the fifteenth through the ...

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MAYA IDEOLOGIES OF THE SACRED "THE TRANSFIGURATION OF SPACE IN COLONIAL YUCATAN"

As Spaniards built colonies in the New World, men of the cloth saw within ancient ruins and inhabited native towns great potential for easing the colonization effort. In the Yucatan, which is the locus of ...

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TRADICIONES CERÁMICAS DEL EPICLÁSICO EN EL BAJÍO Y REGIONES ALEDAÑAS "CRONOLOGÍA E INTERACCIÓN"

The Bajío (West-Central Mexico) has been considered by various authors to be a key region for understanding the processes of interaction and migration among Central, West, and Northern Mesoamerica. Since the late 1990s, our knowledge ...

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CHAVIN "PERU'S ENIGMATIC TEMPLE IN THE ANDES"

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HEAVEN AND EARTH IN ANCIENT MEXICO "ASTRONOMY AND SEASONAL CYCLES IN THE CODEX BORGIA"

The Codex Borgia, a masterpiece that predates the Spanish conquest of central Mexico, records almanacs used in divination and astronomy. Within its beautifully painted screenfold pages is a section (pages 29-46) that shows a sequence ...

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MERCHANTS, MARKETS, AND EXCHANGE IN THE PRE-COLUMBIAN WORLD

Merchants, Markets, and Exchange in the Pre-Columbian World examines the structure, scale, and complexity of economic systems in the pre-Hispanic Americas, with a focus on the central highlands of Mexico, the Maya Lowlands, and the ...

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EL MUNDO EN MOVIMIENTO "CIRCULACIÓN DE BIENES, RECURSOS E IDEAS EN EL VALLE CALCHAQUÍ, S"

This book presents research results on the interaction processes between societies that inhabited in the Calchaquí Valley (Province of Salta, northwestern Argentina) and those from surrounding regions between the 9th and 16th centuries. Such study ...

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Encapsulating two decades of research, Polity and Ecology in Formative Period Coastal Oaxaca is the first major treatment of the lower Río Verde region of Oaxaca, investigating its social, political, and ecological history. Tracing Formative ...

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Continua con questo sesto volume la catalogazione completa della Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, una delle gallerie più visitate in Milano. La Pinacoteca costituisce infatti una delle più originali e sistematiche collezioni artistiche milanesi: per la prima volta ...

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