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Constructing Power and Place in Mesoamerica: Pre-Hispanic Paintings from Three Regions
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Constructing Power and Place in Mesoamerica: Pre-Hispanic Paintings from Three Regions (Hardback)

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Identities of power and place, as expressed in paintings from the periods before and after the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica, are the subject of this book of case studies from Central Mexico, Oaxaca, and the Maya area. These sophisticated, skillfully rendered images occur with architecture, in manuscripts, on large pieces of cloth, and on ceramics.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesArt styles not defined by datePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropology Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Publication Date: 30/11/2017 ISBN-13: 9780826359063  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Merideth Paxton is a research associate in the Latin American and Iberian Institute at the University of New Mexico. She is the author of The Cosmos of the Yucatec Maya: Cycles and Steps from the Madrid Codex (UNM Press) and the coeditor of Texto, imagen e identidad en la pintura maya prehispanica.Leticia Staines Cicero is a researcher in pre-Hispanic art at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in the Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas. She participates in the "La pintura mural prehispanica en Mexico" project and is the coordinator of the volumes dedicated to Maya murals.

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