Origins of Pre-Columbian Art


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Since Columbus first called the natives of the Americas "Indians," the sources of their art and culture have been a puzzle. The strange mixture of objects of Asian appearance with those decidedly un-Asian has provided fuel for controversy between those who see the American cultures as products of diffusion and those who see them as independent inventions. Origins of Pre-Columbian Art cuts through this old dispute to provide a fresh look at ancient cultural history in the Americas and the Pacific basin. Using evidence ...

Origins of Pre-Columbian Art 2012, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292741058

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Origins of Pre-Columbian Art 1982, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292760219

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