Libros de ARTE Y CULTURAS PRECOLOMBINAS

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SETTLEMENT AND SUBSISTENCE IN TIKAL " THE ASSEMBLED WORK OF DENNIS E. PULESTON (FIELD RESEARCH 1961-1972)"

From 1956 to 1970 excavations at Tikal, one of the most famous classical Maya sites, was carried out by the University of Pennsylvania Museum Tikal Project. Until now, much of ...

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THE DEATH OF AZTEC TENOCHTITLAN, THE LIFE OF MEXICO CITY

por MUNDY, BARBARA E.

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE DEATH OF AZTEC TENOCHTITLAN, THE LIFE OF MEXICO CITY

The capital of the Aztec empire, Tenochtitlan, was, in its era, one of the largest cities in the world. Built on an island in the middle of a shallow lake, ...

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THE RELACIÓN DE MICHOACÁN (1539-1541) AND THE POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION IN COLONIAL MEXICO

por AFANADOR-PUJOL, ANGÉLICA JIMENEZ

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE RELACIÓN DE MICHOACÁN (1539-1541) AND THE POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION IN COLONIAL MEXICO

The Relación de Michoacán (1539-1541) is one of the earliest surviving illustrated manuscripts from colonial Mexico. Commissioned by the Spanish viceroy Antonio de Mendoza, the Relación was produced by a ...

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AT HOME WITH SAPA INCA "ARCHITECTURE, SPACE, AND LEGACY AT CHINCHERO"

por NAIR, STELLA

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

AT HOME WITH SAPA INCA "ARCHITECTURE, SPACE, AND LEGACY AT CHINCHERO"

By examining the stunning stone buildings and dynamic spaces of the royal estate of Chinchero, Nair brings to light the rich complexity of Inca architecture. This investigation ranges from the ...

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ON THE LIPS OF OTHERS "MOTEUCZOMA'S FAME IN AZTEC MONUMENTS AND RITUALS"

por HAJOVSKY, PATRICK THOMAS

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

ON THE LIPS OF OTHERS "MOTEUCZOMA'S FAME IN AZTEC MONUMENTS AND RITUALS"

Moteuczoma, the last king who ruled the Aztec Empire, was rarely seen or heard by his subjects, yet his presence was felt throughout the capital city of Tenochtitlan, where his ...

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YUTOPIAN "ARCHAEOLOGY, AMBIGUITY, AND THE PRODUCTION OF KNOWLEDGE IN NORTHWEST ARGENTINA"

Around 400 BCE, inhabitants of the Southern Andes took up a sedentary lifestyle that included the practice of agriculture. Settlements were generally solitary or clustered structures with walled agricultural fields ...

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METALLURGY IN ANCIENT ECUADOR "A STUDY OF THE COLLECTION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL METALLURGY OF THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE, ECUADOR"

Metallurgical activity was present in Ecuador from at least 1500 BC; by around the beginning of the Common Era metallurgical manufacture and use had extended to most of the Costa ...

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THE INCA EMPIRE "A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH"

por SHIMADA, IZUMI

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE INCA EMPIRE "A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH"

Massive yet elegantly executed masonry architecture and andenes (agricultural terraces) set against majestic and seemingly boundless Andean landscapes, roads built in defiance of rugged terrains, and fine textiles with orderly ...

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THE MEASURE AND MEANING OF TIME IN MESOAMERICA AND THE ANDES

por AVENI, ANTHONY F.

2015 HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

THE MEASURE AND MEANING OF TIME IN MESOAMERICA AND THE ANDES

Westerners think of time as a measure of duration, a metric quantity that is continuous, homogeneous, unchangeable, and never ending-a reality that lies outside of human existence. How did the ...

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THE ANCIENT MAYA OF MEXICO "REINTERPRETING THE PAST OF THE NORTHERN MAYA LOWLANDS"

The archaeological sites of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are among the most visited ancient cities of the Americas. Archaeologists have recently made great advances in our understanding of the social and ...

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AN ARCHAIC MEXICAN SHELLMOUND AND ITS ENTOMBED FLOORS

por VOORHIES, BARBARA

2015 UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO PRESS

AN ARCHAIC MEXICAN SHELLMOUND AND ITS ENTOMBED FLOORS

Tlacuachero is the site of an Archaic-period shellmound located in the wetlands of the outer coast of southwest Mexico. This book presents investigations of several floors that are within the ...

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SOCIAL IDENTITIES IN CLASSIC MAYA "GENDER, AGE, MEMORY, AND PLACE"

por ARDREN, TRACI

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

SOCIAL IDENTITIES IN CLASSIC MAYA "GENDER, AGE, MEMORY, AND PLACE"

Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands plumbs the archaeological record for what it can reveal about the creation of personal and communal identities in the Maya world. Using ...

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FUNERARY PRACTICES AND MODELS IN THE ANCIENT ANDES "THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD"

This edited volume focuses on the funerary archaeology of the Pan-Andean area in the pre-Hispanic period. The contributors examine the treatment of the dead and provide an understanding of how ...

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ARTEFACTOS DOMÉSTICOS DE CASAS POSCLÁSICAS EN CUEXCOMATE Y CAPILCO, MORELOS

por SMITH, MICHAEL E.

2015 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS

ARTEFACTOS DOMÉSTICOS DE CASAS POSCLÁSICAS EN CUEXCOMATE Y CAPILCO, MORELOS

This book is the second volume of the report on excavations at the Aztec-period sites of Cuexcomate and Capilco, carried out in 1986. This book is the first complete report ...

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LA LENGUA MIXTECA EN LA MONTAÑA DE GUERRERO: LA IDENTIDAD AMENAZADA DE UN PUEBLO

por MARTÍNEZ SÁNCHEZ, JOAQUÍN JOSÉ

2015 UNIVERSIDAD D' ALICANT

LA LENGUA MIXTECA EN LA MONTAÑA DE GUERRERO: LA IDENTIDAD AMENAZADA DE UN PUEBLO

He aquí el resultado de más de veinte años de investigación sobre el tuun savi: la lengua mixteca, 'Lengua de la Lluvia'. Comenzó por un trabajo de campo en la ...

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THE FATE OF EARTHLY THINGS "AZTEC GODS AND GOD-BODIES"

por MOLLY H. BASSETT

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE FATE OF EARTHLY THINGS "AZTEC GODS AND GOD-BODIES"

Following their first contact in 1519, accounts of Aztecs identifying Spaniards as gods proliferated. But what exactly did the Aztecs mean by a 'god' (teotl), and how could human beings ...

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ANCESTRAL MAYA ECONOMIES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

por MCANANY, P.

2015 CAMBRIDGE U. P.

ANCESTRAL MAYA ECONOMIES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

The decipherment of Maya hieroglyphs has enabled scholars to better understand Classic society, but many aspects of this civilization remain shrouded in mystery, particularly its economies and social structures. How ...

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THE MURALS OF CACATXLA "THE POWER OF PAINTING IN ANCIENT CENTRAL MEXICO"

por LOZOFF BRITTENHAM, CLAUDIA

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE MURALS OF CACATXLA "THE POWER OF PAINTING IN ANCIENT CENTRAL MEXICO"

Between AD 650 and 950, artists at the small Central Mexican city-state of Cacaxtla covered the walls of their most important sacred and public spaces with dazzling murals of gods, ...

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ARCHITECTURAL VESSELS OF THE MOCHE "CERAMIC DIAGRAMS OF SACRED SPACE IN ANCIENT PERU"

por WIERSEMA, JULIET B.

2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

ARCHITECTURAL VESSELS OF THE MOCHE "CERAMIC DIAGRAMS OF SACRED SPACE IN ANCIENT PERU"

Elaborately decorated monumental architecture, royal tombs, and ritual human sacrifice have established the Moche of ancient Peru (AD 200-800) as a culturally rich and ideologically complex civilization. Because the Moche ...

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PALACES AND COURTLY CULTURE IN ANCIENT MESOAMERICA

por NEHAMMER KNUB, JULIE

2015 ARCHAEOPRESS

PALACES AND COURTLY CULTURE IN ANCIENT MESOAMERICA

Mesoamerica is one of the cradles of early civilizations in the ancient world, featuring a wide diversity of cultures exhibiting a high degree of social inequality and stratification. At the ...

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

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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"

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

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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

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

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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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