ISBN-10:
0884020835
ISBN-13:
9780884020837
Pub. Date:
01/01/1979
Publisher:
Harvard
State and Cosmos in the Art of Tenochtitlan

State and Cosmos in the Art of Tenochtitlan

by Richard Fraser Townsend

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Overview

Townsend offers an interpretation of Mexica monumental art by identifying three interrelated themes: the conception of the universe as sacred structure, the correspondence of the social order and the territory of the nation with the cosmic structure, and the representation of Tenochtitlan as historically legitimate successor to past civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780884020837
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1979
Series: Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series , #20
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 7.83(w) x 10.47(h) x (d)

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