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A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography

Reading a Culture through Its Art

by Donald A. Proulx

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Published by University Of Iowa Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ceramics,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • South American archaeology,
  • Nazca pottery,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Themes and motives,
  • Sociology,
  • Peru,
  • Archaeology,
  • Native American,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Idols and images,
  • Nazca culture,
  • Themes, motives

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8111991M
    ISBN 100877459797
    ISBN 109780877459798

      "Excellent. This is the first comprehensive cultural history for the Nasca Drainage from the first settlers to the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors."--Donald A. Proulx, author of A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography: Reading a Culture through Its Art Inhabited for over 5, years before European colonization, the site of La Tiza provides an unprecedented. Fall A Poetry Criticism Reader. Jerry Harp Jan Weissmiller. A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography. Donald Proulx. A Woodland Counting Book. Claudia McGehee. Ballad to an Iowa Farmer and Other Reflections. Clark Mollenhoff. Exploring Buried Buxton. David Gradwohl Nancy M. Osborn.

    a sourcebook of nasca ceramic iconography. reading a culture through its art. iowa city: university of iowa press p. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. The book opens with a fine introductory overview of Nasca culture ( BC–AD ), which developed from the earlier Paracas civilization. Proulx discusses several scholars’ perspectives on Nasca culture before moving on to the core of his study—the actual pottery and the iconography of its designs.

    Ancient Art from Peru’s South Coast. Adorned with vibrant hues and intricate designs, ceramic vessels made by the Nasca people are a strikingly beautiful testament to a culture that flourished along Peru’s arid southern coast 2, years ago.   A book by Donald A. Proulx, professor emeritus of anthropology, has been selected as an “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice, the journal of reviews for academic libraries. His work, “A Sourcebook of Nasca Ceramic Iconography: Reading a Culture Through Its Art,” is among books and electronic resources named to this year’s list.


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In this first book-length treatment of Nasca ceramic iconography to appear in English, drawing. In this first book-length treatment of Nasca ceramic iconography to appear in English, drawing upon an archive of more than eight thousand Nasca vessels from over public and private collections, Donald Proulx systematically describes the major artistic motifs of this stunning polychrome pottery, interprets the major themes displayed on this.

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In this first book-length treatment of Nasca ceramic iconography to appear in English, drawing upon an archive of more than eight thousand Nasca vessels from over public and private collections, Donald Proulx systematically describes the major artistic motifs of this stunning polychrome pottery, interprets the major themes displayed on this Price: $ Sourcebook of nasca ceramic iconography: reading a culture through its art.

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