Veiled Brightness

Author: Stephen Houston
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292719002
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By using insights from archaeology, linguistics, art history, and conservation, the book charts over two millennia of color use in a region celebrated for its aesthetic refinement and high degree of craftsmanship.

The Spectacle Of The Late Maya Court

Author: Mary Miller
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292744363
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Lavishly illustrated, this book assembles thorough documentation of the Bonampak mural program, from historical photographs of the paintings—some never before published—to new full-color reconstructions by artist Heather Hurst, ...


Author: Brian Wood
ISBN: 9781401221300
Size: 65.85 MB
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As Matty Roth, aspiring photojournalist, continues his to report on the struggle of the civilians caught in this no-man's-land during the Second American Civil War, he encounters a new complication--Parco Delgado, a political rebel ...


Author: Michel Pastoureau
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
Size: 38.31 MB
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The archetypal color of darkness and death, black was associated in the early Christian period with hell and the devil but also with monastic virtue. In the medieval era, black became the habit of courtiers and a hallmark of royal luxury.

Whitney Houston

Author: Whitney Houston
Publisher: Music Sales
ISBN: 9781780386232
Size: 15.68 MB
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Partitions pour piano, voix et guitare (diagrammes d'accords) de 11 tubes de la diva, Whitney Houston.

Ancient Maya Art At Dumbarton Oaks

Author: Joanne Pillsbury
Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Pub Service
ISBN: 9780884023753
Size: 45.88 MB
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This introduction to Maya art is based on study of one of the most important collections in the United States, assembled by Robert Woods Bliss between 1935 and 1962.

Ritual Violence In The Ancient Andes

Author: Haagen D. Klaus
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477310584
Size: 25.40 MB
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Responding to this interest, this volume provides the first regional overview of ritual killing on the pre-Hispanic north coast of Peru, where distinct forms and diverse trajectories of ritual violence developed during the final 1,800 years ...

Oaxaca Al Gusto

Author: Diana Kennedy
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292722664
Size: 56.54 MB
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Translation of: Oaxaca al gusto, el mundo infinito de su gastronomia.

Photographing The Mexican Revolution

Author: John Mraz
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292742835
Size: 72.60 MB
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In this pathfinding book, acclaimed photography historian John Mraz carries out a monumental analysis of photographs produced during the Mexican Revolution, focusing primarily on those made by Mexicans, in order to discover who took the ...