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Taíno : pre-Columbian art and culture from the Caribbean

Author: Fatima Bercht; Museo del Barrio (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York ; El Museo del Barrio : Monacelli Press, 1997.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Taíno.
New York ; El Museo del Barrio : Monacelli Press, 1997
(OCoLC)604724599
Online version:
Taíno.
New York ; El Museo del Barrio : Monacelli Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607918445
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fatima Bercht; Museo del Barrio (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 1885254822 9781885254825
OCLC Number: 37725626
Language Note: English; appendices translated from Spanish and Latin.
Description: 189 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 28 cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments / Susana Torruella Leval --
Foreword / Jeffrey Quilter --
The Caribbean before European conquest : a chronology / Samuel M. Wilson --
An introduction to Taíno culture and history / Ricardo E. Alegría --
The daily life of the Taíno people / Marcio Veloz Maggiolo --
The Taíno social and political order / Samuel M. Wilson --
To be seated with 'great courtesy and veneration': contextual aspects of the Taíno duho / Joanna M. Ostapkowicz --
The creation myths of the Taíno / José Juan Arrom --
Taíno stone collars, elbow stones, and three-pointers / Jeffery B. Walker --
Zemi three-pointer stones / Shirley McGinnis --
Ancestor worship and cosmology among the Taíno / Peter E. Siegel --
The bat and the owl : nocturnal images of death / Manuel A. García Arévalo --
Just wasting away : Taíno shamanism and concepts of fertility / Peter G. Roe --
Epilogue: The beaded zemi in the Pigorini Museum / Dicey Taylor, Marco Biscione, and Peter G. Roe --
Appendices / Translated by Susan G. Griswold. 1. Diario del primer viaje and others / Christopher Columbus --
2. De Orbe Novo Decades / Pietro Martire d'Anghiera --
3. Apologética historia de las Indias / Fray Bartolomé de las Casas.
Other Titles: Pre-Columbian art and culture from the Caribbean
Responsibility: edited by Fatima Bercht [and others] ; with contributions by Ricardo E. Alegría [and others].
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