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International Archaeological Reports since 1974

El centro ceremonial de Caguana, Puerto Rico

Simbolismo iconográfico, cosmovisión y el poderío caciquil Taíno de Boriquén

£55.00
Author:
José R. Oliver
Publication Year:
1998
Language:
Spanish
Paperback:
251pp. Includes 76 black and white photographs and drawings
ISBN 10:
0860549151
ISBN:
9780860549154
BAR number:
S727
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BOOK DESCRIPTION
Using mutidisciplinary 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