The Resource Mesoamerican writing systems : propaganda, myth, and history in four ancient civilizations, Joyce Marcus, (electronic book)

Mesoamerican writing systems : propaganda, myth, and history in four ancient civilizations, Joyce Marcus, (electronic book)

Label
Mesoamerican writing systems : propaganda, myth, and history in four ancient civilizations
Title
Mesoamerican writing systems
Title remainder
propaganda, myth, and history in four ancient civilizations
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Marcus
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NyNyACL
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Marcus, Joyce
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • theses
  • bibliography
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  • Indians of Mexico
  • Mayan languages
  • Names, Indian
  • Names, Mayan
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Mayas
  • Ethnohistory
  • Ethnohistory
Label
Mesoamerican writing systems : propaganda, myth, and history in four ancient civilizations, Joyce Marcus, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-487) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Euhemerism and Royal Ancestors
  • Accession to the Throne
  • Raiding and Warfare
  • An Anthropological Theory of Mesoamerican Writing
  • Truth, Propaganda, and Noble Speech
  • The Evolutionary Context of Early Writing
  • Mesoamerica's Four Major Writing Systems: The Ethnohistoric Background
  • Not One Calendar, but Many
  • Rewriting History
  • Place Names and the Establishment of Political Territories
  • The Naming of Nobles
  • Royal Marriages
Control code
MIU01000000000000012937898
Dimensions
25 x 27 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxii, 495 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
ACLS e-books permit unlimited multi-user access
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Mesoamerican writing systems : propaganda, myth, and history in four ancient civilizations, Joyce Marcus, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-487) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Euhemerism and Royal Ancestors
  • Accession to the Throne
  • Raiding and Warfare
  • An Anthropological Theory of Mesoamerican Writing
  • Truth, Propaganda, and Noble Speech
  • The Evolutionary Context of Early Writing
  • Mesoamerica's Four Major Writing Systems: The Ethnohistoric Background
  • Not One Calendar, but Many
  • Rewriting History
  • Place Names and the Establishment of Political Territories
  • The Naming of Nobles
  • Royal Marriages
Control code
MIU01000000000000012937898
Dimensions
25 x 27 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxii, 495 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
ACLS e-books permit unlimited multi-user access
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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