New PDF release: Chavín: Art, Architecture, and Culture (Monographs Book 61)

By William J. Conklin,Jeffrey Quilter

ISBN-10: 1931745455

ISBN-13: 9781931745451

ISBN-10: 1931745463

ISBN-13: 9781931745468

This ebook is the 1st in additional than a decade to supply new details at the Chavín phenomenon of historical Peru. concept by means of a few to be the "Mother tradition" of historical Peruvian cultures, Chavín is amazing for its baroque, subtle paintings kind in various media, together with finely carved stone monuments, superbly shaped pottery, and luxurious and complicated metallurgy. The textiles from Chavín, either iconographically and structurally cutting edge, shape the basis for the later Andean fabric evolution. Chapters during this ebook conceal new interpretations of the background of the location of Chavín de Huantar, stories of similar cultures, the function of shamanism, and lots of different issues of curiosity to either experts and the overall reader.

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