The Resource Mesoamerican figurines : small-scale indices of large-scale social phenomena, edited by Christina T. Halperin ... [et al.]

Mesoamerican figurines : small-scale indices of large-scale social phenomena, edited by Christina T. Halperin ... [et al.]

Label
Mesoamerican figurines : small-scale indices of large-scale social phenomena
Title
Mesoamerican figurines
Title remainder
small-scale indices of large-scale social phenomena
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christina T. Halperin ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines figurines from the Olmec to the Aztec civilizations. This book also analyzes these objects by their stylistic attributes, archaeological content, function
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1219.3.P8
LC item number
M47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
2006 :
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Society for American Archaeology
  • Halperin, Christina T
  • Braunstein Symposium
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian pottery
  • Indian pottery
  • Maya pottery
  • Pottery figures
  • Pottery figures
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Central America
  • Mayas
  • Cerâmica pré-colombiana
  • Arqueologia pré-colombiana
  • Cerâmica pré-colombiana
  • Arqueologia pré-colombiana
  • Indian pottery
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Maya pottery
  • Mayas
  • Pottery figures
  • Statuette
  • Keramik
  • Maya
  • Indianer
  • Indianer
  • Statuette
  • Keramik
  • Central America
  • Mexico
  • Mittelamerika
  • Mittelamerika
Label
Mesoamerican figurines : small-scale indices of large-scale social phenomena, edited by Christina T. Halperin ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers originally presented at two symposia; one was held as part of the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the other was the first annual Braunstein Symposium held at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Identity, gender, and power: representational juxtapositions in early formative figurines from Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Jeffrey P. Blomster
  • Early Olmec figurines from two regions: style as cultural imperative
  • David Cheetham
  • Crafting the body beautiful: performing social identity at Santa Isabel, Nicaragua
  • Geoffrey G. McCafferty and Sharisse D. McCafferty
  • New fire figurines and the iconography of penitence in Huastec art
  • Katherine A. Faust
  • The beautiful, the bad, and the ugly: aesthetics and morality in Maya figurines
  • Rhonda Taube and Karl Taube
  • Approaching Mesoamerican figurines
  • The weeping baby and the Nauha corn spirit: the human body as key symbol in the Huasteca Veracruzana, Mexico
  • Alan R. Sandstrom
  • Alien bodies, everyday people, and hollow spaces: embodiment, figurines, and social discourse in postclassic Mexico
  • Elizabeth M. Brumfiel and Lisa Overholtzer
  • Sex in the city: a comparison of Aztec ceramic figurines to Copal figurines from the Templo Mayor
  • Cecelia F. Klein and Naoli Victoria Lona
  • Figurines as bearers of and burdens in late classic Maya state
  • Christina T. Halperin
  • Making a world of their own: Mesoamerican figurines and Mesoamerican figurine analysis
  • Rosemary A. Joyce
  • Katherine A. Faust and Christina T. Halperin
  • Rethinking figurines
  • Joyce Marcus
  • Honduran figurines and whistles in social context: production, use, and meaning in the Ulúa Valley
  • Jeanne Lopiparo and Julia A. Hendon
  • Formative period Gulf Coast ceramic figurines: the key to identifying sex, gender, and age groups in Gulf Coast Olmec imagery
  • Billie J. A. Follensbee
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 440 p.
Isbn
9780813033303
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008054949
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)259265340
  • (OCoLC)ocn259265340
Label
Mesoamerican figurines : small-scale indices of large-scale social phenomena, edited by Christina T. Halperin ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
Papers originally presented at two symposia; one was held as part of the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the other was the first annual Braunstein Symposium held at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Identity, gender, and power: representational juxtapositions in early formative figurines from Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Jeffrey P. Blomster
  • Early Olmec figurines from two regions: style as cultural imperative
  • David Cheetham
  • Crafting the body beautiful: performing social identity at Santa Isabel, Nicaragua
  • Geoffrey G. McCafferty and Sharisse D. McCafferty
  • New fire figurines and the iconography of penitence in Huastec art
  • Katherine A. Faust
  • The beautiful, the bad, and the ugly: aesthetics and morality in Maya figurines
  • Rhonda Taube and Karl Taube
  • Approaching Mesoamerican figurines
  • The weeping baby and the Nauha corn spirit: the human body as key symbol in the Huasteca Veracruzana, Mexico
  • Alan R. Sandstrom
  • Alien bodies, everyday people, and hollow spaces: embodiment, figurines, and social discourse in postclassic Mexico
  • Elizabeth M. Brumfiel and Lisa Overholtzer
  • Sex in the city: a comparison of Aztec ceramic figurines to Copal figurines from the Templo Mayor
  • Cecelia F. Klein and Naoli Victoria Lona
  • Figurines as bearers of and burdens in late classic Maya state
  • Christina T. Halperin
  • Making a world of their own: Mesoamerican figurines and Mesoamerican figurine analysis
  • Rosemary A. Joyce
  • Katherine A. Faust and Christina T. Halperin
  • Rethinking figurines
  • Joyce Marcus
  • Honduran figurines and whistles in social context: production, use, and meaning in the Ulúa Valley
  • Jeanne Lopiparo and Julia A. Hendon
  • Formative period Gulf Coast ceramic figurines: the key to identifying sex, gender, and age groups in Gulf Coast Olmec imagery
  • Billie J. A. Follensbee
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 440 p.
Isbn
9780813033303
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008054949
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)259265340
  • (OCoLC)ocn259265340

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