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Peoples on Parade Exhibitions, Empire, and Anthropology in Nineteenth-Century Britain
ISBN: HB: 9780226700960, University of Chicago Press, October 2011
392 pp., 25.5x18 cm, 117 halftones, 18 colour illus.
In May 1853, Charles Dickens paid a visit to the "savages at Hyde Park Corner", an exhibition of thirteen imported Zulus performing cultural rites ranging from songs and dances to a "witch-hunt" and marriage ceremony. Dickens was not the only Londone...
Moche of Ancient Peru Media and Messages
ISBN: PB: 9780873654067, Harvard University Press, March 2011
172 pp., 21.3x20.3 cm, 70 colour illus., 15 halftones
Peru's ancient Moche culture is represented in a magnificent collection of artifacts at Harvard's Peabody Museum. In this richly illustrated volume, Jeffrey Quilter presents a fascinating introduction to this intriguing culture and explores current t...
New Perspectives on Moche Political Organization
ISBN: HB: 9780884023623, Harvard University Press, May 2010
416 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 192 halftones
This volume brings together essays on the nature of political organization of the Moche, a complex pre-Inca society that existed on the north coast of Peru from c. 100 to 800 CE. Since the discovery of the royal tombs of Sipan in 1987, the Moche have...