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The Measure and Meaning of Time in Mesoamerica and the Andes

Edited by Anthony F. Aveni

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$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780884024033

Publication Date: 05/11/2015

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326 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

33 color photographs, 2 color illustrations, 85 line illustrations

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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
    • 1. Timely Themes: An Introduction to the Measure and Meaning of Time in Mesoamerica and the Andes [Anthony F. Aveni]
    • 2. From Counting Down to Counting Out: On the Relationship between Apocalyptic and Normal Time in the Western Passion for Precise Time Measurement [Richard Landes]
  • I. Sensing Pre-Columbian Time
    • 3. Ecumene Time, Anecumene Time: Proposal of a Paradigm [Alfredo López Austin]
    • 4. When Pre-Sunrise Beings Inhabit a Post-Sunrise World: Time, Animate Objects, and Contemporary Tz’utujil Maya Ritual Practitioners [Linda A. Brown]
    • 5. “To Put in Order”: Classic Maya Concepts of Time and Space [Markus Eberl]
    • 6. Understanding Time, Space, and Social Organization in the Inca Ceque System of Cuzco [Anthony F. Aveni]
    • 7. Space and Time in the Architecture oflnca Royal Estates [Stella Nair]
    • 8. Time and the Other: The Early Colonial Mythohistorical Landscapes of the Huarochirí Manuscript [Jalh Dulanto]
  • II. Registering Pre-Columbian Time
    • 9. Linearity and Cyclicity in Pre-Columbian Maya Time Reckoning [Victoria R. Bricker and Harvey M. Bricker]
    • 10. Divine Reckoning: The Calendrical Ground of Mexican Dynastic Imagery [William L. Barnes]
    • 11. Ages of the World in the Andes [Juan M. Ossio A.]
    • 12. Refounding the House: Time, Politics, and Metallogenesis in a Colonial Aymara Coat of Arms [Tristan Platt]
    • 13. Of Calendars and Computers: Comparing Mesoamerica and Bali [John Monaghan]
    • 14. An Overview of the Measure and Meaning of Time in Mesoamerica and the Andes [Anthony F. Aveni]
  • Contributors
  • Index

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