Libros de ARTE Y CULTURAS PRECOLOMBINAS

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PAST PRESENTED "ARCHAEOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION AND THE ANCIENT AMERICAS"

por PILLSBURY, J.

2012 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

PAST PRESENTED "ARCHAEOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION AND THE ANCIENT AMERICAS"

Illustrations remain one of the fundamental tools of archaeology, a means by which we share information and build ideas. Often treated as if they were neutral representations, archaeological illustrations are ...

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THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF MESOAMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY

por NICHOLS, DEBORAH L.

2012 OXFORD U. P.

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF MESOAMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY

- Provides broad topical coverage, from economies to rituals and beliefs, and discusses significant methodological contributions, as well as new theories and diverse theoretical perspectives - Includes 173 illustrations and ...

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ROYAL CITIES OF THE ANCIENT MAYA

por COE, MICHAEL

2012 THAMES & HUDSON

ROYAL CITIES OF THE ANCIENT MAYA

While Europe was buried in the Dark Ages, the Maya were producing astonishing sculpture, stelae and wall murals, as well as building magnificent temples, tombs and ball courts. This extraordinary ...

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SAMURAI STARS OF THE STAGE AND BEAUTIFUL WOMEN "THE JAPANESE COLOR WOODCUT MASTERS KUNIYOSHI AND KUNISADA"

In the early sixties, what was then the Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf received a large gift of Japanese woodcuts (ukiyo-e), to which the donor generously added until 1988. Among them are 220 ...

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AZTEC GODDESSES AND CHRISTIAN MADONNAS "IMAGES OF THE DIVINE FEMININE IN MEXICO"

The face of the divine feminine can be found everywhere in Mexico. One of the most striking features of Mexican religious life is the prevalence of images of the Virgin ...

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PERUVIAN FEATHERWORKS ART OF THE PRECOLUMBIAN ERA

por KING, HEIDI

2012 YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

PERUVIAN FEATHERWORKS ART OF THE PRECOLUMBIAN ERA

Of universal appeal and great beauty, Peruvian featherworking was part of a highly sophisticated textile tradition spanning several thousand years. Although these rare treasures, which include vibrantly colored and detailed ...

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THE WORLDS OF THE MOCHE ON THE NORTH COAST OF PERU

por BENSON, E. P.

2012 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

THE WORLDS OF THE MOCHE ON THE NORTH COAST OF PERU

The Moche, or Mochica, created an extraordinary civilization on the north coast of Peru for most of the first millennium AD. Although they had no written language with which to ...

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BETWEEN ART AND ARTIFACT "ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPLICAS AND CULTURAL PRODUCTION IN OAXACA, MEXIC"

Oaxaca is internationally renowned for its marketplaces and archaeological sites where tourists can buy inexpensive folk art, including replicas of archaeological treasures. Archaeologists, art historians, and museum professionals sometimes discredit ...

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UNEARTHED RECENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES FROM NORTHERN CHINA

por JULIANO, ANNETTE L.

2012 YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

UNEARTHED RECENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES FROM NORTHERN CHINA

In 1908, the American adventurer Robert Sterling Clark organized a scientific expedition to northern China to create a detailed geographical survey, photograph the region and it people, and collect samples ...

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ANCIENT MAYA ART AT DUMBARTON OAKS

por AA. VV.; V V A A

2012 DUMBARTON OAKS PUB SERVICE

ANCIENT MAYA ART AT DUMBARTON OAKS

Based on the comprehensive study of one of the most important collections of Maya art in the United States, Ancient Maya Art at Dumbarton Oaks is a scholarly introduction to ...

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FRONTIER LIFE IN ANCIENT PERU "THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CERRO LA CRUZ"

por VOGEL, MELISSA A.

2012 UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA

FRONTIER LIFE IN ANCIENT PERU "THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CERRO LA CRUZ"

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THE WORLD OF SPIRITS IN PRECOLUMBIAN ECUADOR= EL MUNDO DE LOS ESPÍRITUS EN EL ECUADOR PRECOLOMBINO

An elegant 17th-century house on Cuenca Street in the historic centre of Quito, long known as the Casa del Alabado (the House of Praise), is today an important museum of ...

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UTATLÁN

por BABCOCK, THOMAS F.

2012 UNIVERSITY PRESS OF COLORADO

UTATLÁN

One of the most important Post-classic cities, Utatlan, in highland Guatemala, was excavated more than three decades ago. However, the data amassed by archaeologists have not been published until now. ...

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POWER AND IDENTITY IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL THEORY AND PRACTICE "CASE STUDIES FROM ANCIENT MESOAMERICA"

The contributions to this volume represent a diverse array of Mesoamerican archaeological studies that are all theo-retically rooted to larger, global debates concerning issues of power and identity-two logically paired ...

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ANCIENT HOUSEHOLDS OF THE AMERICAS "CONCEPTUALIZING WHAT HOUSEHOLDS DO"

por DOUGLASS , JOHN G.

2012 UNIVERSITY PRESS OF COLORADO

ANCIENT HOUSEHOLDS OF THE AMERICAS "CONCEPTUALIZING WHAT HOUSEHOLDS DO"

In Ancient Households of the Americas archaeologists investigate the fundamental role of household production in ancient, colonial, and contemporary households. Several different cultures-Iroquois, Coosa, Anasazi, Hohokam, San Agustín, Wankarani, Formative ...

pvp.107.0 €

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FOUNDATIONS OF POWER IN THE PREHISPANIC ANDES

por AA. VV.; V V A A

2012 None

FOUNDATIONS OF POWER IN THE PREHISPANIC ANDES

This volume investigates how the issue of power is approached by scholars of the South American Andes in order to obtain a comparative perspective. Participants represent a wide range of ...

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EXPLORING ART OF THE ANCIENT AMERICAS THE JOHN BOURNE COLLECTION

This stunning new volume presents full-colour plates, details, groupings and comparative images of approximately 147 Pre-Columbian works (spanning 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1530) from the collection assembled by John G. ...

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CHILDREN OF THE PLUMED SERPENT "THE LEGACY  OF QUTZALCOATL IN ANCIENT MEXICO"

- Accompanies a major exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from April 1-July 1, 2012 and the Dallas Museum of Art from July 29-November 25, 2012 - ...

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THE CARNEGIE MAYA. Vol.IV "THE CARNEGIE INSTISTITUTION OF WASHINGTON"

por WEEKS, JOHN M.

2012 UNIVERSITY PRESS OF COLORADO

THE CARNEGIE MAYA. Vol.IV "THE CARNEGIE INSTISTITUTION OF WASHINGTON"

The Carnegie Maya IV is the fourth in a series of volumes that make available the primary data and interpretive studies originally produced by archaeologists and anthropologists in the Maya ...

pvp.260.0 €

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RECONSIDERING OLMEC VISUAL CULTURE: THE UNBORN, WOMEN, AND CREATION

por TATE, CAROLYN E.

2012 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

RECONSIDERING OLMEC VISUAL CULTURE: THE UNBORN, WOMEN, AND CREATION

Recently, scholars of Olmec visual culture have identified symbols for umbilical cords, bundles, and cave-wombs, as well as a significant number of women portrayed on monuments and as figurines. In ...

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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"

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"

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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