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A pre-Columbian world

Author: Jeffrey Quilter; Mary Ellen Miller; Dumbarton Oaks.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2006.
Series: Dumbarton Oaks pre-Columbian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pre-Columbian world.
Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)656672022
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Quilter; Mary Ellen Miller; Dumbarton Oaks.
ISBN: 088402315X 9780884023159
OCLC Number: 65301744
Notes: From a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks 6 and 7 October 2001.
Description: 395 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: The defining sample : how we pursue the pre-Columbian past / Elizabeth Hill Boone --
On pre-Columbian narrative : representation across the word-image divide / Simon Martin --
Glimpses of a common cosmos? : a brief look south and north from Panama / Mary W. Helms --
Salient representations of the American past / Warren R. DeBoer --
Exploring the Mississippian big bang at Cahokia / Robert L. Hall --
Bringing the rain : an ideology of rain making in the Pueblo Southwest and Mesoamerica / Polly Schaafsma and Karl A. Taube --
Teotihuacan in Mesoamerican political history / Enrique Florescano --
History, memory, and knowledge in Andean visual imagery : the intersection of art, architecture, and landscape / Tom D. Dillehay and Ramiro Matos --
Animal transformations : the mixing of Maya and European fantasy and belief / Anna Blume --
The study of the pre-Columbian world / Mary Miller.
Series Title: Dumbarton Oaks pre-Columbian studies.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Quilter and Mary Miller, eds.
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