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The art and architecture of ancient America : the Mexican, Maya, and Andean peoples

Author: George Kubler
Publisher: Harmondsworth [England] ; Baltimore : Penguin, 1975.
Series: Pelican history of art.
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Kubler, George, 1912-1996.
Art and architecture of ancient America.
Harmondsworth [Eng.] ; Baltimore : Penguin, 1975
(OCoLC)657209781
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Kubler
ISBN: 0140560211 9780140560213
OCLC Number: 2382099
Description: xliii, 420 pages, [97] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The lands and the peoples --
Mesoamerica --
the Andean environment --
The chronological problem --
Anthropology and American antiquity --
Diffusion or polygenesis? --
The history of art --
The place of the artist --
The Mexican civilizations --
The early valley of Mexico --
Formative: 3000-500 B.C. --
Teotihuacán: 100 B.C.-A.D. 750 --
Xochicalco --
The valley of Mexico after A.D. 800 --
The Toltec revolution --
The Chichimec interlude --
The Aztec confederacy --
The Gulf Coast --
The Olmec style --
The Central Coast --
The Huasteca --
Southern Mexico --
The classic Zapotec style --
The Mixtecs --
Western Mexico --
The stone-workers of Guerrero --
The potters of Colima, Jalisco, and Nayarit --
Michoacán --
The northern plateaus --
The Maya and their neighbours --
The Maya tradition: architecture --
Classic Maya --
Classic architecture --
The Petén --
The river cities --
The Dry Forest: Río Bec --
The well country: los chenes --
The hill country: the Puuc --
The Maya tradition: sculpture and painting --
Sculpture --
Commemorative monuments and figural reliefs --
jade --
pottery --
Architectural decoration --
Painting --
Pottery painting --
From the Toltec Maya to the Spaniards --
Architecture --
Chichén Itza --
The East Coast --
The problem of Tula --
Sculpture --
Full-round figures --
processional reliefs --
Painting --
Murals --
manuscripts --
The neighbours of the Maya --
The Guatemalan highlands --
Eastern Central America --
The Ulúa 'marbles' --
Costa Rican mainland sculpture --
The Pacific Coast --
The Andean civilizations --
The northern Andes: Colombia and Ecuador --
Northern South America --
The Pacific equatorial coast --
The central Andes: early Northern Peru --
Pre-Chavín remains in the North --
Early Ancash Art --
Cerro Sechín --
Moxeke --
Punkurí --
Chavín --
Later Ancash art --
The callejón de Huaylas --
The upper north: Mohica and Chimu --
Pre-Mochica styles --
The classic Mochica peoples --
The end of Mochica art --
The Lambayeque dynasty --
The Chimu period --
The highland basins --
Central Peru --
From Lima north --
South of Lima --
The South Coast valleys --
Paracas and Nazca --
The end of Nazca art --
The middle horizon (c. 600-1000) --
The south highlands --
The early Altiplano --
Tiahuanaco --
The Mantaro Basin --
The Valley of Cuzco --
Inca architecutre --
Sculpture and painting.
Series Title: Pelican history of art.
Responsibility: George Kubler.

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