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dc.contributor.editorFaugère, Brigitte
dc.contributor.editorBeekman, Christopher S.
dc.date2020
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-16T17:13:04Z
dc.date.available2020-03-16T17:13:04Z
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractMexican, North American, and European researchers explore the meanings and functions of two-and three-dimensional human representations in pre-Columbian communities of Mexican highlands. They demonstrate the potential of anthropomorphic imagery to elucidate personhood, conceptions of the body, and the relationship to other entities, nature, and the cosmos--provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction. Gods, ancestors, and human beings / Brigitte Fauge?re and Christopher Beekman -- Pretty face and naked body in context: meanings and uses of Chupi?cuaro figurines (Guanajuato) during the Late Formative / Brigitte Fauge?re -- Unseating the shaman: narrative performance and co-essences in the hollow figures of western Mexico / Christopher Beekman -- Gender and paired ceramic figures in Late Formative west Mexico / Melissa Logan -- Sexuality and regeneration in the underworld: earth sculptures in the Cueva del Rey Kong-Oy, Sierra Mixe, Oaxaca / Marcus Winter -- Costumes and puppets among Cholula's early classic figurines and the formation of social worlds / Gabriela Urun?uela and Patricia Plunket -- Unmasking Tlaloc: the iconography, symbolism, and ideological development of the Teotihuacan Rain God / Andrew Turner -- The nature of the old god of Teotihuacan: why would the old god be represented by an elderly human body? / Claire Billard -- Epiclassic figurines of Xochitecatl, Tlaxcala, Mexico: hypotheses on their social lives and their ideological relevance / Juliette Testard and Mari Carmen Serra Puche -- All the Earth is a grave: ancestors and symbolic burials at Tula / Cynthia Kristan-Graham -- Representing the human body in Postclassic central Mexico: a study of proportions and their evolution in the Aztec pictorial tradition / Sylvie Peperstraete -- The notion of substitution in Aztec kingship / Danie?le Dehouve.
dc.format.mediumborn digital
dc.format.mediumbooks
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10217/201425
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.publisher.originalUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity Press of Colorado
dc.rights©2020 University Press of Colorado
dc.rights.accessAccess is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western State Colorado University communities only.
dc.subject.lcshIndian art -- Mexico
dc.subject.lcshAnthropomorphism in art
dc.subject.lcshMexico -- Antiquities
dc.titleAnthropomorphic imagery in the Mesoamerican highlands: gods, ancestors, and human beings
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