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The sport of life and death : the Mesoamerican ballgame

Author: E Michael Whittington; Mint Museum of Art.
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2001.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Michael Whittington; Mint Museum of Art.
ISBN: 0500051089 9780500051085
OCLC Number: 49029226
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name organized by the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, N.C.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Rubber and rubber balls in Mesoamerica / Laura Filloy Nadal --
Gender, power, and fertility in the Olmec ritual ballgame / Douglas E. Bradley --
Unity in duality: the practice and symbols of the Mesoamerican ballgame / María Teresa Uriarte --
Dressed to kill: stone regalia of the Mesoamerican ballgame / John F. Scott --
Performing on the court / Jane Stevenson Day --
The Maya ballgame: rebirth in the court of life and death / Mary Miller --
The ballcourt in Tenochtitlan / Eduardo Matos Moctezuma --
The architectural background of the pre-Hispanic ballgame: an evolutionary perspective / Eric Taladoire --
An ancient tradition continued: modern rubber processing in Mexico / Michael J. Tarkanian and Dorothy Hosler --
The modern ballgames of Sinaloa: a survival of the Aztec ullamaliztli / Ted J.J. Leyenaar --
Everything old is new again: the enduring legacy of the ancient games / E. Michael Whittington --
Catalogue.
Responsibility: edited by E. Michael Whittington ; with essays by Douglas E. Bradley [and others].

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