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Staller, John Edward

Pre-Columbian Landscapes of Creation and Origin

Staller, John Edward - Pre-Columbian Landscapes of Creation and Origin, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Ballcourt Rites, Paradise, and the Origins of Power in Classic Veracruz
Rex Koontz

2. Landscape and a Visual Narrative of Creation and Origin at the Olmec Ceremonial Center of La Venta
Carolyn E. Tate

3. Maya Caves Across Time and Space
Duncan Earle

4. Places of Emergence: Sacred Mountains and Cofradía Ceremonies
Allen J. Christenson

5. Over Distant Waters: Places of Origin and Creation in Colonial K'iche'an Sources
Frauke Sachse

6. Fox Walker on the Parapeti River, Bolivia: The Origins of How We Guarani Live in Íví
Elio Ortiz, Antonio Mendez, Alejo Zarzycki, Janis Bristol Alcorn

7. Where the Land and the Ocean Meet: The Engoroy Phase Ceremonial Site at Salango, Ecuador, 600–100BC
Richard Lunniss

8. The Astronomical Significance of Ritual Movements in the Calendar of Cuzco
R. Tom Zuidema

9. Dimensions of Place: The Significance of Centers to the Development of Andean Civilization: An Exploration of the Ushnu Concept
John Edward Staller

10. High Altitude Ushnu Platforms in the Department of Ayacucho Peru, Structure, Ancestors and Animating Essence
Frank M. Meddens, Nicholas P. Branch, Cirilo Vivanco Pomacanchari, Naomi Riddiford, Rob Kemp

11. Representation, Memory, and Power: Pre-Columbian Landscapes of Creation and Origin
Brian Stross

Keywords: Social Sciences, general, Anthropology, Archaeology, Religious Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies, Geology, Ecology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
410 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387769103

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