Gold and Power in Ancient Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Jeffrey Quilter, John W. Hoopes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks

The lands between Mesoamerica and the Central Andes are famed for the rich diversity of ancient cultures that inhabited them. Throughout this vast region, from about AD 700 until the sixteenth-century Spanish invasion, a rich and varied tradition of goldworking was practiced. The amount of gold produced and worn by
Biblioteca Hispano-americana (1493-1810).
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: José Toribio Medina
Categories: Latin America
Type: BOOK - Published: 1962 - Publisher:

Books about Biblioteca Hispano-americana (1493-1810).
Visual Culture and Indigenous Agency in the Early Americas
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: José Toribio Medina
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-11 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume explores how visual arts functioned in the indigenous pre- and post-conquest New World as vehicles of social, religious, and political identity.
Food Studies in Latin American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Rocío del Aguila, Vanesa Miseres
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-01 - Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

Food Studies in Latin American Literature presents a timely collection of essays analyzing a wide array of Latin American narratives through the lens of food studies. Topics explored include potato and maize in colonial and contemporary global narratives; the role of cooking in Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’s poetics;
The Aztec Image in Western Thought
Language: en
Pages: 744
Authors: Benjamin Keen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Encompass the sweep of changing Western thought on the Aztecs from Cortes to the present.