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El centro ceremonial de Caguana, Puerto Rico

Simbolismo iconográfico, cosmovisión y el poderío caciquil Taíno de Boriquén

£36.00
S727
9780860549154
José R. Oliver
1998
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Description

Using mutidiscAlinary approach (archaeology, ethnohistory, linguistics, anthropology, and art history) Oliver explores the nature of Taino political-religious power using Caguana's ceremonial space and iconography as its primary context, and further looks into the implications of Caguana for understanding the development and functioning of chiefdom-level societies in Puerto Rico. As Prof. Zuidema (pp. i-ii) noted