Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica (eBook, 2012) []
skip to content
Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica

Author: Julia Guernsey
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines the functions of sculpture during the Preclassic period in Mesoamerica and its significance in statements of social identity.


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Guernsey
ISBN: 9781107012462 1107012465 9780511998256 0511998252
OCLC Number: 891501973
Awards: Winner of University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards 2013
Description: Online-Ressource
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Potbellies and sculpture: a brief history of Preclassic scholarship; 3. Situating sculpture on the Preclassic Pacific slope of Mesoamerica; 4. The dating and distribution of potbellies and potbelly-related sculpture; 5. Blurring the lines: public space, private space, sculpture, and figurines; 6. Big bellies and fat gods; 7. Potbellies, ancestors, and performance; 8. Potbellies and social identity in the Preclassic.
Responsibility: Julia Guernsey.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This nook provides a great deal of insight into the potbelly sculptural forms in Preclassic Mesoamerica ... I would recommend the book as a valuable resource to anyone interested in Mesoamerica.' Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.