2008

Pre-Columbian Landscapes of Creation and Origin

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ISBN: 978-0-387-76909-7 (Print) 978-0-387-76910-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

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    Pages 11-29

    Ballcourt Rites, Paradise, and the Origins of Power in Classic Veracruz

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    Pages 31-65

    Landscape and a Visual Narrative of Creation and Origin at the Olmec Ceremonial Center of La Venta

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    Pages 67-93

    Maya Caves Across Time and Space

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    Pages 95-121

    Places of Emergence: Sacred Mountains and Cofradía Ceremonies

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    Pages 123-160

    Over Distant Waters: Places of Origin and Creation in Colonial K'iche'an Sources

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    Pages 161-202

    Fox Walker on the Parapeti River, Bolivia: The Origins of How We Guarani Live in Íví

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    Pages 203-248

    Where the Land and the Ocean Meet: The Engoroy Phase Ceremonial Site at Salango, Ecuador, 600–100BC

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    Pages 249-267

    The Astronomical Significance of Ritual Movements in the Calendar of Cuzco

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    Pages 269-313

    Dimensions of Place: The Significance of Centers to the Development of Andean Civilization: An Exploration of the Ushnu Concept

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    Pages 315-355

    High Altitude Ushnu Platforms in the Department of Ayacucho Peru, Structure, Ancestors and Animating Essence

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    Pages 357-378

    Representation, Memory, and Power: Pre-Columbian Landscapes of Creation and Origin

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 379-389