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Sacred Matter Animacy and Authority in the Americas
ISBN: HB: 9780884024668, Harvard University Press, May 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
"Sacred Matter: Animacy and Authority in the Americas" examines animism in Pre-Columbian America, focusing on the central roles objects and places played in practices that expressed and sanctified political authority in the Andes, Amazon, and Mesoame...
Manuscript Cultures of Colonial Mexico and Peru New Questions and Approaches
ISBN: PB: 9781606064351, Getty Publications, March 2015
224 pp., 25.6x17.7 cm
This volume showcases dynamic developments in the field of manuscript research that go beyond traditional textual, iconographic, or codicological studies. Using state-of-the-art conservation technologies, scholars investigate how four manuscripts – t...
Getty Murua Essays on the Making of the "Historia General del Piru", J. Paul Getty Museum Ms. Ludwig XIII 16
ISBN: PB: 9780892368945, Getty Publications, September 2008
187 pp., 33.3x24.4 cm, colour and black&white illus.
Here is a set of essays on Historia general del Piru that discuss not only the manuscript's physical components – quires and watermarks, scripts and pigments – but also its relation to other Andean manuscripts, Inca textiles, European portraits, and...
Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820
ISBN: HB: 9780300120035, Yale University Press, September 2006
600 pp., 31.1x25.8 cm, 400 colour images, 250 black&white illus.
By the end of the sixteenth century, Europe, Africa, and Asia were connected to North and South America via a vast network of complex trade routes. This led, in turn, to dynamic cultural exchanges between these continents and a proliferation of diver...