Pre-Columbian architecture of Mesoamerica by Doris Heyden

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Published by H. N. Abrams in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Mexico,
  • Central America,
  • Mexico.,
  • Central America.

Subjects:

  • Indian architecture -- Mexico,
  • Indian architecture -- Central America,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities,
  • Central America -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementDoris Heyden and Paul Gendrop ; translated by Judith Stanton.
SeriesHistory of world architecture
ContributionsGendrop, Paul, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219.3.A6 H4913
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p. :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5189056M
ISBN 100810910187
LC Control Number75008993

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Pre-Columbian civilizations, the aboriginal American Indian cultures that evolved in Mesoamerica (part of Mexico and Central America) and the Andean region (western South America) prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th century. The pre-Columbian civilizations were extraordinary developments in human society and culture, ranking with the early civilizations of.

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Written in Knots: Undeciphered Accounts of Andean Life. Pre-Columbian is used especially often in the context of the great indigenous civilizations of the Americas, such as those of Mesoamerica (the Olmec, the Toltec, the Teotihuacano, the Zapotec, the Mixtec, the Aztec, and the Maya) and the Andes (Inca, Moche, Chibcha, Cañaris).

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The word pre-Columbian refers to the era before Christopher Columbus, but sometimes it can include the history of American indigenous cultures as they continued to develop after the Christopher Columbus' first landing .Mesoamerica: A pre-Columbian cultural region extending from the southern part of Mexico to an area that comprises some parts of the countries of Central America.

hieroglyphic: A type of writing consisting of hieroglyphs, a largely pictorial character of .The Denver Art Museum's art of the ancient Americas collection represents nearly every major culture in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America.

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