UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

Rituals of respect. The secret of survival in the high peruvian Andes

Bolin, Inge

31,19

"In the remoteness of their mountain retreat, the herders of Chillihuani, Peru, recognize that respect for others is the central and most significant element of all thought and action," observes Inge ..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292708679 | Rústica | LIBRO

Access to origins. Affines, ancestors, and aristocrats.

Helms, Mary W.

61,79

In many nonindustrial, non-Western societies, power and prestige are closely linked to the extent of an individual's or group's perceived connection to the supernatural realm, which also explains and ..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292731196 | 1998 | 258 Pág. | Tela | LIBRO

The sacred landscape of the Inca.The Cusco ceque system.

Bauer, Brian

89,07

This book synthesizes extensive archaeological survey work with archival research into the Inca social groups of the Cusco region, their land holdings, and the positions of their shrines to offer a co..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292708655 | 1998 | 249 Pág. | Tela | LIBRO

'Modernismo', modernity and the development of spanish american literature

Jrade, Cathy L.

28,42

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292740457 | 1997 | 193 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Before writing.Vol I From counting to cuneiform

Schmandt-Besserat, Denise

104,46

Before Writing gives a new perspective on the evolution of communication. It points out that when writing began in Mesopotamia it was not, as previously thought, a sudden and spontaneous invention. In..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292707832 | Tela | LIBRO

Flintknapping making & understanding stone tools

Whittaker, John C.

45,92

Flintknapping, the making of stone tools, is an ancient craft enjoying a resurgence of interest among both amateur and professional students of prehistoric cultures. In this new guide, John C. Whittak..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292790834 | 1993 | 341 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Mummies and mortuary monuments

Isbell, William H.

73,62

Since prehistoric times, Andean societies have been organized around the ayllu, a grouping of real or ceremonial kinspeople who share labor, resources, and ritual obligations. Many Andean scholars bel..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292738706 | 1996 | 371 Pág. | Tela | LIBRO

Watunna. An orinoco creation cycle

Civrieux, Marc de

16,92

Originally published in Spanish in 1970, Watunna is the epic history and creation stories of the Makiritare, or Yekuana, peoples living along the northern bank of the Upper Orinoco River of Venezuela,..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292715899 | Rústica | LIBRO

How writing came about

Schmandt-Besserat, Denise

28,10

In 1992, the University of Texas Press published Before Writing, Volume I: From Counting to Cuneiform and Before Writing, Volume II: A Catalog of Near Eastern Tokens. In these two volumes, Denise Schm..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292777040 | 1995 | 193 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

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