Mesoamerican Religions and Archaeology: Essays in Pre-Columbian Civilizations

Mesoamerican Religions and Archaeology: Essays in Pre-Columbian Civilizations

by Aleksandar Boskovic

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784915025
Publisher: Archaeopress Archaeology
Publication date: 04/30/2017
Pages: 98

Table of Contents

Preface
Part One – Cultures in Context
1. Regional Perspectives on the Olmec
2. Comparing Changes in Mesoamerica
3. Pre-Columbian Ceramics and the Maya
4. Explaining Copan
5. Vision and Revision
6. Ancient Maya Politics and Ideology
7. Paletin’s Discovery of the New World
8. Codex Borbonicus
Part Two – Myths, Dreams, and Religions
9. Religions of Mesoamerica
10. Mesoamerican Dualism
11. Forest of Kings
12. The Meaning of Maya Myths
13. Interpreting Tlaloc
14. Templo Mayor
15. Aztec Great Goddesses: Their Functions and Meaning
16. Jacques Soustelle’s Studies of Aztec Religion
17. Mayan Folklore from Lake Atitlan
18. Lacandon Stories
19. A Discourse-Centred Approach to Myths and Culture
Bibliography
Glossary
Index

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