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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2012) 92 (2): 340–342.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Carol Damian A Culture of Stone: Inka Perspectives on Rock . By Dean Carolyn . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2010 . Photographs. Plates. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xvi, 297 pp. Paper , $23.95 . Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Book Reviews...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2006) 86 (4): 647–680.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Matthew D. O'Hara Duke University Press 2006 Stone, Mortar, and Memory: Church Construction and Communities in Late Colonial Mexico City Matthew D. O’Hara And Isaac prayed to the Lord for his wife, because she was barren; and the Lord granted his prayer, and Rebekah his wife...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 3–39.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., this essay considers how Peruvian bezoar stones acquired transatlantic importance following their discovery in 1568 by a Spanish soldier. In spite of its less-than-glamorous physiological genesis as a calcinated concretion formed in the digestive tract of ruminants, including the four species of Andean...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2009) 89 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Michael Stone By anne s. macpherson. Engendering Latin America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007. Photographs. Maps. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xviii, 385 pp. Cloth, $55.00. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 doi 10.1215/00182168-2008-041...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2004) 84 (2): 351–352.
Published: 01 May 2004
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2015) 95 (3): 514–515.
Published: 01 August 2015
... reviews and distills the information in records from idolatry proceedings. In doing so, she covers such familiar themes as mountain worship, the Andean conception of illness, the influence of conopas (usually, powerful stone figurines) on fertility, and love magic. She analyzes sometimes-covert Andean...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2010) 90 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 February 2010
... combination to reconstruct patterns of circulation and shifts in the meaning of objects. First, Marcia Stephenson recovers the history of bezoar stones, hardened secretions from the entrails of animals, which early modern Euro- peans believed to have medicinal properties, particularly as antidotes to poi...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 151–152.
Published: 01 February 2019
... stones; Inomata and Markus Eberl on stone ornaments; Harriet Beaubien on ceramic laminates; Inomata and Kitty Emery on bone and shell artifacts; and Emery on animal remains. Additional chapters discuss ecological data (by David Lentz, Brian Lane, and Kim Thompson), artifact conservation (by Beaubien...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 300–302.
Published: 01 May 2018
... investigate how the materiality of both color and binders informed meaning. Lisa DeLeonardis, in her study of polychrome Paracas pottery, also reflects on the economic value embodied in pigments from distant locales. John Janusek and Patrick Ryan Williams provide chemical analyses of stone stelae from sites...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 February 2018
... microstudies on wide-ranging topics such as bezoar stones, the sale of papal bulls, and the organization of forced labor at the Huancavelica mercury mines. The book stands as an inspiration to historians, both new and well-seasoned, who face the excruciating task of bringing order to disparate information...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2012) 92 (3): 537–539.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., and dean of the Graduate School. In 1969, he accepted a faculty position at Tulane University, assuming the directorship of the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies the following year and the chair of the History Department in 1978. In 1982, he was installed in the France...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 501–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
... names, dates, places, and oblique references to martial conflict, royal alliance, and dance. Yes, royal dancing ( ahk'ot ) to summon supernatural beings and ancestors was frequently recorded in texts and depicted naturalistically on stone stelae and polychrome pottery vessels. Unfortunately the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 350–352.
Published: 01 May 2015
... built of stone and people dressed in woven clothes, engaged in advanced agriculture, and ruled by monarchs, with a complex religion presided over by a hierarchy of priests. The encounter was also an engagement, the proof of which resides in one of the most hybrid and oldest place-names of North America...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 723–725.
Published: 01 November 2017
... obsidian sources supplied what percentage of the stone-tool inventory, what proportion of meat came from what animals, when and where slingstones were stashed in the community. However, it is comparative discussion that gives a sense of daily life and community social organization. Some archaeologists...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2015) 95 (4): 667–668.
Published: 01 November 2015
... starring in the pages of National Geographic as well. Little wonder that the works of this style, from jades to stone monuments, were known for a decade or so as “La Venta culture,” before the term Olmec came roaring back. One takes away from this book the role that good luck and intuition can play...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2010) 90 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 May 2010
... state’s efforts to accumulate antiquities as evidence of pre-Hispanic grandeur met opposition at times from communities who saw the objects as a local rather than a national patrimony. Residents of Tetlama, Morelos, for example, asserted local sovereignty by hiding away the one-ton stone goddess...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 753–754.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and Wladimiro Acosta's Vivienda y ciudad , which highlights the relationship between ecology, leisure, and urban life. Barragán's penchant for integrating volcanic stone into his designs as well as the formal differences between the Carioca and Paulista schools are also considered. Evident from these...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 347–349.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Collapse”) are more thematic but equally synthetic. Chapter 7 presents the analysis of stone sculptures and ceramic effigy censers (for which the city is well known). Certain entities are associated with particular architectural groups, suggesting different emphases in rituals performed at different...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 359–361.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., which together demonstrate clear patterns; she thus proves that the stories that we have been occasionally exposed to (of noses cut off, death by stoning, etc.) were not the wild exaggerations of individuals trying to impress Spaniards with their people's ancient morality (p. 159). As readers, we are...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 February 2018
... students living, arguing, and agitating in the streets. The telling details that emerge from such a focused dive into one story can be captivating. During a protest in July, we learn, the police arrested a large group of men for allegedly impeding a tram and then attacking the police with stones, resulting...