Twin Tollans: Chichén Itzá, Tula, and the Epiclassic to Early Postclassic Mesoamerican World

Twin Tollans: Chichén Itzá, Tula, and the Epiclassic to Early Postclassic Mesoamerican World

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Twin Tollans: Chichén Itzá, Tula, and the Epiclassic to Early Postclassic Mesoamerican World by Cynthia Kristan-Graham

This volume had its beginnings in the two-day colloquium, "Rethinking Chichén Itzá, Tula and Tollan," that was held at Dumbarton Oaks. The selected essays revisit long-standing questions regarding the nature of the relationship between Chichen Itza and Tula. Rather than approaching these questions through the notions of migrations and conquests, these essays place the cities in the context of the emerging social, political, and economic relationships that took shape during the transition from the Epiclassic period in Central Mexico, the Terminal Classic period in the Maya region, and the succeeding Early Postclassic period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780884023234
Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Series: Dumbarton Oaks Other Titles in Pre-Columbian Studies Series
Pages: 754
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Cynthia Kristan-Graham is Associate Professor at the Atlanta College of Art.

Jeff Kowalski is Professor of Art History, Mesoamerican Art, and Architecture at Northern Illinois University.

Mary Miller is the Vincent Scully Professor of the History of Art at Yale University.

Jeffrey Quilter is Deputy Director of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.

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