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Sacred Matter

Animacy and Authority in the Americas

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$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780884024668

Publication Date: 05/12/2020

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Steve Kosiba is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota.

John Wayne Janusek is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University.

Thomas B. F. Cummins is Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian and Colonial Art at Harvard University.

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