The Early Americas: History and Culture

Series Editors: Corinne L. Hofman, Leiden University and Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen, Leiden University

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1875-3264
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Rosemary A. Joyce, University of California, Berkeley

In Painted Pottery of Honduras Rosemary Joyce describes the development of the Ulua Polychrome tradition in Honduras from the fifth to sixteenth centuries AD, and critically examines archaeological research on these objects that began in the nineteenth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004341494
E-ISBN: 
9789004341500
Publication date: 
August 2017
€138,00
$160.00

Maarten E.R.G.N. Jansen, Leiden University and Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez, Leiden University

Time and the Ancestors: Aztec and Mixtec Ritual Art combines iconographical analysis with archaeological, historical and ethnographic studies and offers new interpretations of enigmatic masterpieces from ancient Mexico, focusing specifically on the symbols and values of the religious heritage of...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340510
E-ISBN: 
9789004340527
Publication date: 
March 2017
€164,00
$190.00

Lars Kirkhusmo Pharo

Drawing upon the category “ritual practices of time” the book offers a comparative analytical model and theoretical insights about calendars in Mesoamerica and in general. This comprehensive study systematically explicates how ritual practises are represented and conceptualised in intellectual...
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252356
E-ISBN: 
9789004252363
Publication date: 
December 2013
€153,00
$184.00

Isabel Yaya, University of London

Drawing on a redefinition of Inca royal descent and a comparative literary analysis of the chronicles, this book offers new insights into the dynamics of dualistic oppositions in the historical narratives, rituals and cosmology of the Inca ruling elite.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233850
E-ISBN: 
9789004233874
Publication date: 
September 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Gilda Hernández Sánchez

Focusing on the native ceramic technology of central Mexico during the early colonial period and the present-day, this book offers a refreshing view into the process of cultural continuity and change in the indigenous Mesoamerican world after the Spanish conquest.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004204409
E-ISBN: 
9789004217454
Publication date: 
November 2011
€122,00
$147.00

Maarten Jansen & Gabina Aurora Pérez Jiménez

This handbook surveys and describes the illustrated Mixtec manuscripts that survive in Europe, the United States and Mexico.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187528
E-ISBN: 
9789004193581
Publication date: 
October 2010
€165,00
$200.00