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
ISBN-10:
0292712421
ISBN-13:
9780292712423
Pub. Date:
12/28/2001
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
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Overview

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

This book is 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
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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