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The Resource The Aztec & Maya world, Charles Phillips and David M. Jones

The Aztec & Maya world, Charles Phillips and David M. Jones

Label
The Aztec & Maya world
Title
The Aztec & Maya world
Statement of responsibility
Charles Phillips and David M. Jones
Title variation
Aztec and Maya world
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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1962-
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Phillips, Charles
Dewey number
972.00497
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jones, David M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of Central America
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • Mexico
  • Central America
  • Mexico
  • Central America
Target audience
adult
Label
The Aztec & Maya world, Charles Phillips and David M. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1
  • A Child is Born
  • 102
  • First Years
  • 104
  • Gift of the Maize God
  • 106
  • Clothes and Hairstyles
  • 108
  • Beating the Odds
  • 110
  • Mesoamerican World
  • Beat of the Drum
  • 112
  • Lyrics at the Feast
  • 114
  • Chapter 6
  • Sacred Culture
  • 116
  • Game of the Gods
  • 118
  • Cycles of Time
  • 18
  • 120
  • Holy World, Sacred Sky
  • 122
  • Healing Arts
  • 124
  • Sacred Theatre
  • 126
  • Round of Festivals
  • 128
  • Cult of Violence
  • Timeline of Mesoamerica
  • 130
  • Reverence for Ancestors
  • 132
  • Where the Ancestors Go
  • 134
  • Part 2
  • Art and Architecture
  • 136
  • Chapter 7
  • Palaces, Temples and Sacred Centres
  • 20
  • 138
  • From Huts to Temples
  • 140
  • Building Styles
  • 142
  • A Love of Decoration
  • 144
  • Hidden Meanings in Sacred Buildings
  • 146
  • Impact of Colour and Sound
  • Chapter 1
  • 148
  • Arenas for a Sacred Contest
  • 150
  • Palatial Style of Maya Rulers
  • 152
  • Aztec Pattern of Elegance
  • 154
  • Magnificence of Moctezuma
  • 156
  • Chapter 8
  • Land of Danger and Reward
  • Building the Cities
  • 158
  • Sacred Towns: San Lorenzo and La Venta
  • 160
  • City of the Zapotecs: Monte Alban
  • 162
  • Capital of the Ball Game: El Tajin
  • 163
  • Place of the Gods: Teotihuacan
  • 164
  • 22
  • Towering Monuments: Tikal
  • 166
  • Pacal's Glory: Palenque
  • 168
  • City of the Jaguar Kings: Yaxchilan
  • 170
  • Elegant City: Copan
  • 172
  • Pride of the Toltecs: Tollan
  • 174
  • Highland and Lowland
  • Twin Styles: Chichen Itza
  • 175
  • Hill Forts: Cacaxtla, Xochicalco and Teotenango
  • 176
  • Tarascan Stronghold: Tzintzuntzan
  • 178
  • City of Priests: Mitla
  • 179
  • Centre of the World: Tenochtitlan
  • 180
  • 24
  • Chapter 9
  • Potters and Weavers
  • 182
  • Millennia of Pottery
  • 184
  • Figures of Clay
  • 186
  • Models from the Western Isle
  • 188
  • Many-coloured Scenes of Court Life
  • Discovering the Past
  • Sacred Heights
  • 190
  • Pottery for Banquets and Temples
  • 192
  • Tenochtitlan's Life-size Ceramic Figures
  • 194
  • Basketwork, Mats and Furniture
  • 195
  • Richly Decorated Robes
  • 196
  • A Gathering of Feathers
  • 26
  • 198
  • Chapter 10
  • Carver's Art
  • 200
  • King's Head: Olmec Carving
  • 202
  • From Three to Two Dimensions: The First Stelae
  • 204
  • Set In Stone: The Power of Maya Kings
  • 206
  • Life-giving Waters
  • Work of Maya Stonemasons
  • 208
  • Intricate Carving in Stucco
  • 210
  • Men and Gods in Stone: Aztec Carving
  • 212
  • Carving in Wood
  • 214
  • Chapter 11
  • Precious Work
  • 28
  • 216
  • An Imported Craft
  • 218
  • Golden Ornaments
  • 220
  • Work of the Goldsmiths
  • 222
  • Bells and Repousse Discs
  • 224
  • Faces of Gods and Kings
  • Towering Trees, Rocky Sands
  • 226
  • Shell and Precious Stone Decoration
  • 228
  • Chipped and Carved Stones
  • 230
  • Chapter 12
  • Images, Symbols and Words
  • 232
  • Dating of Events
  • 234
  • 30
  • Reference Books for Priests
  • 236
  • Record of a Vanishing Culture
  • 238
  • Glyphs and Images
  • 240
  • Sacred Symbols
  • 242
  • Scenes of Religious Life
  • 244
  • Life in the Wild
  • Bonampak Murals
  • 246
  • Wall Paintings and Murals
  • 248
  • Symbolism and Naturalism
  • 250
  • 32
  • Fruits of the Earth
  • 34
  • 10
  • Creating a Sacred World
  • 36
  • Chapter 2
  • From Village to Metropolis
  • 38
  • Beginnings of Settled Life
  • 40
  • Urban Ceremonial Centres
  • 42
  • Rise of the Great Cities
  • Wonders in the Jungle
  • 44
  • Glory of Teotihuacan
  • 46
  • Power Changes Hands
  • 48
  • Collapse of Social Order
  • 50
  • Triumph of the Toltecs
  • 52
  • Land Raiders
  • 12
  • 54
  • Mexica Forge an Empire
  • 56
  • Chapter 3
  • Infinite Riches
  • 58
  • First Traders
  • 60
  • A City of Merchants
  • 62
  • Painstaking Excavations
  • Trading Over Great Distances
  • 64
  • By Canoe and Paddle
  • 66
  • Traders, Spies, Protectors
  • 68
  • Markets Large and Small
  • 70
  • Great Market at Tlatelolco
  • 72
  • 14
  • A Network of Tribute
  • 74
  • Sacred Way
  • 76
  • Chapter 4
  • World of Work
  • 78
  • Raising Crops on Land and Water
  • 80
  • Garden Experts
  • Translating an Ancient Writing
  • 82
  • Fresh from the Wild
  • 84
  • Skilled in Ancient Crafts
  • 86
  • Masters of the Painted Word
  • 88
  • A Soldier's Life
  • 90
  • In the State's Service
  • 16
  • 92
  • Noble Servants of the Gods
  • 94
  • Chapter 5
  • Everyday Life
  • 96
  • Life in the Home
  • 98
  • Matchmaker's Art
  • 100
Control code
ocm60320426
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780754815754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
972.00497 P541 ; L ; XX-N ; C0606QU2(DE).
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60320426
  • (Sirsi) o60320426
Label
The Aztec & Maya world, Charles Phillips and David M. Jones
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1
  • A Child is Born
  • 102
  • First Years
  • 104
  • Gift of the Maize God
  • 106
  • Clothes and Hairstyles
  • 108
  • Beating the Odds
  • 110
  • Mesoamerican World
  • Beat of the Drum
  • 112
  • Lyrics at the Feast
  • 114
  • Chapter 6
  • Sacred Culture
  • 116
  • Game of the Gods
  • 118
  • Cycles of Time
  • 18
  • 120
  • Holy World, Sacred Sky
  • 122
  • Healing Arts
  • 124
  • Sacred Theatre
  • 126
  • Round of Festivals
  • 128
  • Cult of Violence
  • Timeline of Mesoamerica
  • 130
  • Reverence for Ancestors
  • 132
  • Where the Ancestors Go
  • 134
  • Part 2
  • Art and Architecture
  • 136
  • Chapter 7
  • Palaces, Temples and Sacred Centres
  • 20
  • 138
  • From Huts to Temples
  • 140
  • Building Styles
  • 142
  • A Love of Decoration
  • 144
  • Hidden Meanings in Sacred Buildings
  • 146
  • Impact of Colour and Sound
  • Chapter 1
  • 148
  • Arenas for a Sacred Contest
  • 150
  • Palatial Style of Maya Rulers
  • 152
  • Aztec Pattern of Elegance
  • 154
  • Magnificence of Moctezuma
  • 156
  • Chapter 8
  • Land of Danger and Reward
  • Building the Cities
  • 158
  • Sacred Towns: San Lorenzo and La Venta
  • 160
  • City of the Zapotecs: Monte Alban
  • 162
  • Capital of the Ball Game: El Tajin
  • 163
  • Place of the Gods: Teotihuacan
  • 164
  • 22
  • Towering Monuments: Tikal
  • 166
  • Pacal's Glory: Palenque
  • 168
  • City of the Jaguar Kings: Yaxchilan
  • 170
  • Elegant City: Copan
  • 172
  • Pride of the Toltecs: Tollan
  • 174
  • Highland and Lowland
  • Twin Styles: Chichen Itza
  • 175
  • Hill Forts: Cacaxtla, Xochicalco and Teotenango
  • 176
  • Tarascan Stronghold: Tzintzuntzan
  • 178
  • City of Priests: Mitla
  • 179
  • Centre of the World: Tenochtitlan
  • 180
  • 24
  • Chapter 9
  • Potters and Weavers
  • 182
  • Millennia of Pottery
  • 184
  • Figures of Clay
  • 186
  • Models from the Western Isle
  • 188
  • Many-coloured Scenes of Court Life
  • Discovering the Past
  • Sacred Heights
  • 190
  • Pottery for Banquets and Temples
  • 192
  • Tenochtitlan's Life-size Ceramic Figures
  • 194
  • Basketwork, Mats and Furniture
  • 195
  • Richly Decorated Robes
  • 196
  • A Gathering of Feathers
  • 26
  • 198
  • Chapter 10
  • Carver's Art
  • 200
  • King's Head: Olmec Carving
  • 202
  • From Three to Two Dimensions: The First Stelae
  • 204
  • Set In Stone: The Power of Maya Kings
  • 206
  • Life-giving Waters
  • Work of Maya Stonemasons
  • 208
  • Intricate Carving in Stucco
  • 210
  • Men and Gods in Stone: Aztec Carving
  • 212
  • Carving in Wood
  • 214
  • Chapter 11
  • Precious Work
  • 28
  • 216
  • An Imported Craft
  • 218
  • Golden Ornaments
  • 220
  • Work of the Goldsmiths
  • 222
  • Bells and Repousse Discs
  • 224
  • Faces of Gods and Kings
  • Towering Trees, Rocky Sands
  • 226
  • Shell and Precious Stone Decoration
  • 228
  • Chipped and Carved Stones
  • 230
  • Chapter 12
  • Images, Symbols and Words
  • 232
  • Dating of Events
  • 234
  • 30
  • Reference Books for Priests
  • 236
  • Record of a Vanishing Culture
  • 238
  • Glyphs and Images
  • 240
  • Sacred Symbols
  • 242
  • Scenes of Religious Life
  • 244
  • Life in the Wild
  • Bonampak Murals
  • 246
  • Wall Paintings and Murals
  • 248
  • Symbolism and Naturalism
  • 250
  • 32
  • Fruits of the Earth
  • 34
  • 10
  • Creating a Sacred World
  • 36
  • Chapter 2
  • From Village to Metropolis
  • 38
  • Beginnings of Settled Life
  • 40
  • Urban Ceremonial Centres
  • 42
  • Rise of the Great Cities
  • Wonders in the Jungle
  • 44
  • Glory of Teotihuacan
  • 46
  • Power Changes Hands
  • 48
  • Collapse of Social Order
  • 50
  • Triumph of the Toltecs
  • 52
  • Land Raiders
  • 12
  • 54
  • Mexica Forge an Empire
  • 56
  • Chapter 3
  • Infinite Riches
  • 58
  • First Traders
  • 60
  • A City of Merchants
  • 62
  • Painstaking Excavations
  • Trading Over Great Distances
  • 64
  • By Canoe and Paddle
  • 66
  • Traders, Spies, Protectors
  • 68
  • Markets Large and Small
  • 70
  • Great Market at Tlatelolco
  • 72
  • 14
  • A Network of Tribute
  • 74
  • Sacred Way
  • 76
  • Chapter 4
  • World of Work
  • 78
  • Raising Crops on Land and Water
  • 80
  • Garden Experts
  • Translating an Ancient Writing
  • 82
  • Fresh from the Wild
  • 84
  • Skilled in Ancient Crafts
  • 86
  • Masters of the Painted Word
  • 88
  • A Soldier's Life
  • 90
  • In the State's Service
  • 16
  • 92
  • Noble Servants of the Gods
  • 94
  • Chapter 5
  • Everyday Life
  • 96
  • Life in the Home
  • 98
  • Matchmaker's Art
  • 100
Control code
ocm60320426
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780754815754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
972.00497 P541 ; L ; XX-N ; C0606QU2(DE).
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o60320426
  • (Sirsi) o60320426

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