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dc.contributor.editorMikulska, Katarzyna
dc.contributor.editorOffner, Jerome A.
dc.date2019
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-16T17:13:03Z
dc.date.available2020-03-16T17:13:03Z
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractChallenges Western academic views on what writing is and explores how these concepts can be improved by analyzing the sophisticated graphic communication systems found in Central Mesoamerica and Andean South America. Exploring and rejecting the Western notion that writing exists only to record the chain of speech--provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction: indigenous graphic communication systems: a theoretical approach / Katarzyna Mikulska -- On the classification of graphs in Central Mexican pictorial writing / David Charles Wright-Carr -- The system of graphic communication in the Central Mexican divinatory codices from the functional perspective / Katarzyna Mikulska -- "The "law of the series": a proposal for the decipherment of Aztec ritual language / Danie?le Dehouve -- Sacrifice in the Codex Borgia: examples from an inventory of phrases / Ange?lica Baena Rami?rez -- Clothes with metaphorical names and the representation of metaphors in the costumes of the Mexican gods / Loi?c Vauzelle -- What lies beneath: generating Mesoamerican media surfaces / Jerome A. Offner -- Traces of orality in the Codex Xolotl / Katarzyna Szoblik -- On the iconic nature of Tocapus and other framed motif units / Christiane Clados -- Geometric motifs in rock art as a system of visual communication / Stanis?aw Iwaniszewski -- Status markers in Moche iconography / Janusz Z. Wo?oszyn -- Hieroglyphs of virtue and vice: on the interplay of writing and iconography / Gordon Whittaker -- An approach to anthroponymic glyphs in Nahuatl writing contained in El Libro de los Tributos de San Pablo Teocaltitlan or the Codex Valeriano / Juan Jose? Batalla Rosado and Miguel A?ngel Ruz Barrio -- The making of academic myth / Michel R. Oudijk.
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dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10217/201422
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.publisher.originalUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.rights©2019 University Press of Colorado
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dc.subject.lcshIndians of Mexico -- Languages -- Writing
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Central America -- Languages -- Writing
dc.subject.lcshIndians of South America -- Andes Region -- Languages -- Writing
dc.subject.lcshPicture-writing -- Mexico
dc.subject.lcshPicture-writing -- Central America
dc.subject.lcshPicture-writing -- Andes Region
dc.subject.lcshVisual communication -- Mexico
dc.subject.lcshVisual communication -- Central America
dc.subject.lcshVisual communication -- Andes Region
dc.titleIndigenous graphic communication systems: a theoretical approach
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