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Twin Tollans : Chichén Itzá, Tula, and the epiclassic to early postclassic Mesoamerican world

Author: Jeff Karl Kowalski; Cynthia Kristan-Graham; Dumbarton Oaks.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2007.
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"These selected essays revisit long-standing questions regarding the nature of the relationship between Chichen Itza and Tula. The contributors to this volume bring their background in archaeology, art history, anthropology, epigraphy, and ethnohistory to elucidate persistent and vexing facets of the Tula-Chichen Itza question."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Karl Kowalski; Cynthia Kristan-Graham; Dumbarton Oaks.
ISBN: 0884023230 9780884023234
OCLC Number: 71243931
Notes: Originally papers presented at a two-day colloquium, "Rethinking Chichén Itzá, Tula and Tollan," held at Dumbarton Oaks February 19-20, 2000.
Description: 640 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Jeffrey Quilter --
Preface / Jeff Karl Kowalski & Cynthia Kristan-Graham --
Acknowledgments / Cynthia Kristan-Graham and Jeff Karl Kowalski, eds. --
Chichén Itzá, Tula, and Tollan : changing perspectives on a recurring problem in Mesoamerican archaeology and art history / Cynthia Kristan-Graham, Jeff Karl Kowalski --
Toltecs, Tula, and Chichén Itzá : the development of an archaeological myth / Susan D. Gillespie --
Chichén Itzá, Tula, and the epiclassic/early postclassic Mesoamerican world system / Susan Kepecs --
Birds, ceramics, and cacao : new excavations at Chichén Itzá, Yucatan / Peter J. Schmidt --
Reading between the lines : hieroglyphic texts from Chichén Itzá and its neighbors / Nikolai Grube and Ruth J. Krochock --
What's "Toltec"at Uxmal and Chichén Itzá? : merging Maya and Mesoamerican worldviews and world systems in terminal classic to early postclassic Yucatan / Jeff Karl Kowalski --
Multepal or centralized kingship? : new evidence on governmental organization at Chichén Itzá / Rafael Cobos --
War and statecraft in the northern Maya lowlands : Yaxuna and Chichén Itzá / David Freidel --
From the bottom up : the timing and nature of the Tula-Chichén Itzá exchange / George J. Bey III and William M. Ringle --
New perspectives on Tula's obsidian industry and its relationship to Chichén Itzá / Dan M. Healan --
So what else is new? : a Cholula-centric perspective on lowland/highland interaction during the classic/postclassic transition / Geoffrey G. McCafferty --
The epiclassic in the Tula region beyond Tula Chico / Patricia Fournier and Victor H. Bolaños --
Structuring identity at Tula : the design and symbolism of colonnaded halls and sunken spaces / Cynthia Kristan-Graham --
Tula and Chichén Itzá : are we asking the right questions? / Michael E. Smith --
Tula, Chichén Itzá : a historiographic afterword / Mary Miller.
Responsibility: Jeff Karl Kowalski & Cynthia Kristan-Graham, eds.
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"These selected essays revisit long-standing questions regarding the nature of the relationship between Chichen Itza and Tula. The contributors to this volume bring their background in archaeology, art history, anthropology, epigraphy, and ethnohistory to elucidate persistent and vexing facets of the Tula-Chichen Itza question."--Jacket.

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