Libros de ARTE Y CULTURAS PRECOLOMBINAS

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INCA SACRED SPACE: LANDSCAPE, SITE AND SYMBOL IN THE ANDES

por AA. VV.

2014 ARCHETYPE PUBLICATIONS

INCA SACRED SPACE: LANDSCAPE, SITE AND SYMBOL IN THE ANDES

This book focuses on one of the most significant manifestations of Inca sacred space - the 'ushnu' - a place of sacrifice, ritual and celebration, where the sun god was ...

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ARCHAEOASTRONOMY AND THE MAYA

por ALDANA Y VILLALOBOS, GERARDO

2014 OXBOW BOOKS

ARCHAEOASTRONOMY AND THE MAYA

Archaeoastronomy and the Maya illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. The book is contextualized through a history of archaeoastronomical investigations into Mayan sites, originating in the 19th century ...

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RELICS OF THE PAST "THE COLLECTING AND STUDY OF PRE-COLUMBIAN ANTIQUITIES IN PERU AND CHILE, 1837-1911"

- Focuses on the non-European collectors of antiquities of South America's pre-Columbian past - Offers a broad account of nineteenth century Peruvian and Chilean archaeology Relics of the Past tells ...

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THE MAYA AND THEIR CENTRAL AMERICAN NEIGHBORS "SETTLEMENT PATTERNS, ARCHITECTURE, HIEROGLYPHIC TEXTS AND CERAMICS"

The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to ...

pvp.59.0 €

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WATER FOLK "RECONSTRUCTING AN ANCIENT AQUATIC LIFEWAY IN MICHOACÁN, WESTERN MEXICO"

por WILLIAMS, EDUARDO

2014 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS

WATER FOLK "RECONSTRUCTING AN ANCIENT AQUATIC LIFEWAY IN MICHOACÁN, WESTERN MEXICO"

This study of subsistence activities (fishing, hunting, gathering, and manufacture) in the Cuitzeo and Pátzcuaro lake basins (Michoacán, Western Mexico) underscores the value of ethnoarchaeology as a tool for reconstructing ...

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EMBATTLED BODIES, EMBATTLED PLACES "WAR IN PRE-COLUMBIAN MESOAMERICA AND THE ANDES"

por SCHERER, ANDREW K.

2014 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

EMBATTLED BODIES, EMBATTLED PLACES "WAR IN PRE-COLUMBIAN MESOAMERICA AND THE ANDES"

With spears and arrows, atl-atls and slings, the people of the New World fought to defend themselves against European invasion and conquest. Over a century of scholarship on warfare has ...

pvp.82.34 €

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SOCIO-POLITICAL STRATEGIES AMONG THE MAYA FROM THE CLASSIC PERIOD TO THE PRESENT

por VASQUEZ, VERONICA

2014 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS

SOCIO-POLITICAL STRATEGIES AMONG THE MAYA FROM THE CLASSIC PERIOD TO THE PRESENT

The present volume was born from the interest to analyse the different modalities of the political strategies used by the dominant groups in Maya societies at different moments of their ...

pvp.63.72 €

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TIKAL "PALEOECOLOGY OF AN ANCIENT MAYA CITY"

por LENTZ, DAVID L.

2014 CAMBRIDGE U. P.

TIKAL "PALEOECOLOGY OF AN ANCIENT MAYA CITY"

The primary theoretical question addressed in this book focuses on the lingering concern of how the ancient Maya in the northern Petén Basin were able to sustain large populations in ...

pvp.106.0 €

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AZTEC ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOHISTORY

por BERDAN, FRANCES F.

2014 CAMBRIDGE U. P.

AZTEC ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOHISTORY

This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of Aztec culture, applying interdisciplinary approaches (archaeology, ethnohistory, and ethnography) to reconstructing the complex and enigmatic civilization. Frances F. Berdan offers a balanced assessment ...

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THE ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION OF EARLY CAMELID PASTORALISM IN THE ANDEAN HIGHLANDS OF BOLIVIA

por CAPRILES, JOSÉ M.

2014 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS

THE ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION OF EARLY CAMELID PASTORALISM IN THE ANDEAN HIGHLANDS OF BOLIVIA

The domestication of South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) transformed the use of the Andean landscape. In the central altiplano of Bolivia, during the Formative Period (1500 BC - AD ...

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COSTUME ET INSIGNES D'UN GOUVERNANT MAYA "K'INICH JANAAB' PAKAL DE PALENQUE"

por FILLOY NADAL, LAURA

2014 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS

COSTUME ET INSIGNES D'UN GOUVERNANT MAYA "K'INICH JANAAB' PAKAL DE PALENQUE"

The city of Palenque achieved its greatest splendour in the Late Classic when it became one of the foremost centres in the Maya world. During the reign of Kinich Janaab ...

pvp.87.0 €

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THE ANCIENT CENTRAL ANDES

por QUILTER, JEFFREY

2013 ROUTLEDGE

THE ANCIENT CENTRAL ANDES

The Ancient Central Andes presents a general overview of the prehistoric peoples and cultures of the Central Andes, the region now encompassing most of Peru and significant parts of Ecuador, ...

pvp.54.0 €

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REVOLUTION IN THE ANDES: THE AGE OF TÚPAC AMARU

por SERULNIKOV, SERGIO

2013 DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS

REVOLUTION IN THE ANDES: THE AGE OF TÚPAC AMARU

Revolution in the Andes is an in-depth history of the Túpac Amaru insurrection, the largest and most threatening indigenous challenge to Spanish rule in the Andean world after the Conquest. ...

pvp.31.0 €

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PLACE AND IDENTITY IN CLASSIC MAYA NARRATIVES

por TOKOVININE, ALEXANDRE

2013 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

PLACE AND IDENTITY IN CLASSIC MAYA NARRATIVES

Understanding the ways in which human communities define themselves in relation to landscapes has been one of the crucial research questions in anthropology. Place and Identity in Classic Maya Narratives ...

pvp.43.36 €

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PRECOLUMBIAN ART FROM THE BARBIER-MUELLER COLLECTION

por BLAZY, JACQUES

2013 YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

PRECOLUMBIAN ART FROM THE BARBIER-MUELLER COLLECTION

The Barbier Mueller Collection of Pre Columbian art, recently auctioned at Sotheby's, is the most comprehensive collection of its kind. Comprising some 300 works from Mexico, Central and South America--wood ...

pvp.198.0 €

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BEYOND EL DORADO "POWER AND GOLD IN ANCIENT COLOMBIA"

por VILA LLONCH, ELEISENDA

2013 BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS

BEYOND EL DORADO "POWER AND GOLD IN ANCIENT COLOMBIA"

The accompanying title to the British Museum exhibition, Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia, 17 October 2013 - 23 March 2014. For the people of Colombia, the ...

pvp.30.23 €

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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 ...

pvp.133.03 €

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

por MILLER, MARY ELLEN

2013 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

pvp.81.9 €

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GREAT MAYA DROUGHTS IN CULTURAL CONTEXT "CASE STUDIES IN RESILIENCE & VULNERABILITY"

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PLACE AND IDENTITY IN CLASSIC MAYA NARRATIVES

Understanding the ways in which human communities define themselves in relation to landscapes has been one of the crucial research questions in anthropology. Place and Identity in Classic Maya Narratives addresses this question in the ...

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BEYOND EL DORADO "POWER AND GOLD IN ANCIENT COLOMBIA"

The accompanying title to the British Museum exhibition, Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia, 17 October 2013 - 23 March 2014. For the people of Colombia, the value of gold lay in ...

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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"

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

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CHAVIN "PERU'S ENIGMATIC TEMPLE IN THE ANDES"

A series of recent excavations has revealed the monumental sacred structures of the Chavín culture, whose people populated the coastal regions of Peru on thousand years before the Inca and which is regarded today as ...

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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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POLITY & ECOLOGY IN FORMATIVE PERIOD COASTAL OAXACA

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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PINACOTECA AMBROSIANA Vol.VI "ARTI APPLICATE DONAZIONI DIVERSE.NUMISMATICA. ARTE PRECOLOMBINA"

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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