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dc.contributor.editorDíaz, Ana
dc.date2020
dc.date.accessioned2020-07-09T12:25:35Z
dc.date.available2020-07-09T12:25:35Z
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractAn exploration of the plurality, complexity, and adaptability of Precolumbian and colonial-era Mesoamerican cosmological models and the ways anthropologists and historians have used colonial and indigenous texts to understand these models. That model comprised nine fixed layers of underworld and thirteen fixed layers of heavens--provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction: rethinking the Mesoamerican cosmos / Ana Díaz -- Colliding universes: a reconsideration of the structure of the pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cosmos / Jesper Nielsen and Toke Sellner Reunert -- Incorporating Mesoamerican cosmology within a global history of religion: some considerations on the work of Lorenzo Pignoria / Sergio Botta -- Dissecting the sky: discursive translations in Mexican colonial cosmographies / Ana Díaz -- The colonial encounter: transformations of indigenous Yucatec conceptions of k'uh / Gabrielle Vail -- Zapotec travels in time and space: the correlation between the 260-day cycle and a multi-level cosmological model / David Tavárez -- A cosmology of water: the universe according to the Ch'orti' Maya / Kerry Hull -- Distance and power in classic Maya texts / Alexandre Tokovinine -- The sky, the night and the number nine: considerations on the Nahua vision of the universe / Katarzyna Miku'lska -- Creating and destroying the upper part of the cosmos: a new approach to Wixarka cosmology / Johannes Neurath.
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dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10217/210726
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.publisher.originalUniversity Press of Colorado
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dc.subject.lcshIndian cosmology
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Mexico -- Religion
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Central America -- Religion
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Mexico -- Rites and ceremonies
dc.subject.lcshIndians of Central America -- Rites and ceremonies
dc.titleReshaping the world: debates on Mesoamerican cosmologies
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