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Lienzo of Tulancingo, Oaxaca: An Introductory Study of a Ninth Painted Sheet from the Coixtlahuaca Valley
Lienzo of Tulancingo, Oaxaca: An Introductory Study of a Ninth Painted Sheet from the Coixtlahuaca Valley

 
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By Ross Parmenter
Year: 1993
Pages: 86
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 0871698374

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Ross Parmenter (au). History, especially ancient history, gains reality when it can be related to modern geography. The interplay appears in instances cited throughout this study--specifically of Mexican geographical identifications that help recover segments of the countryís pre-Columbia past. This studyís principal aim is to show how a particular identification augments the history that can be extracted from a related group of Mexican pictorial manuscripts, whose historical value, though well recognized, has as yet been little explored. These are the lienzos--genealogical, historical & geographical documents painted on cloth--of the Coixtlahuaca Valley in the northern region of the state of Oaxaca known as the Mixteca Alta. Illus.

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