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Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community: The Altarpiece of Santiago Atitlán / Edition 1
     

Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community: The Altarpiece of Santiago Atitlán / Edition 1

by Allen J. Christenson
 

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ISBN-10: 0292712421

ISBN-13: 9780292712423

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: University of Texas Press

A study of a major piece of modern Mayan religious art.

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A study of a major piece of modern Mayan religious art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292712423
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
2. The Altarpiece in the Context of Tz'utujil History
3. The Sixteenth-Century Church and Its Altarpieces
4. The Central Altarpiece and Tz'utujil Cosmology
5. Iconic Motifs of the Central Altarpiece
6. Basal Narrative Panels of the Central Altarpiece
7. Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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