By William L. Fash, David Carrasco

ISBN-10: 0585035075

ISBN-13: 9780585035079

ISBN-10: 0870815091

ISBN-13: 9780870815096

As a result of 4 years of cooperative examine among the college of Colorado and the Templo Mayor undertaking of Mexico?’s nationwide Institute of Anthropology and historical past, Aztec Ceremonial Landscapes (formerly to be had as to alter position) deals new interpretive types from the fields of archaeoastronomy, background of faith, anthropology, paintings historical past, and archaeology. incorporated are contributions through such famous specialists as Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Dav?­d Carrasco, Alfredo L??pez Austin, Doris Heyden, Richard F. Townsend, Anthony Aveni, Henry B. Nicholson, Elizabeth Boone, Felipe Solis, and Johanna Broda, with a brand new advent by way of William Fash.

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Page iii AZTEC CEREMONIAL LANDSCAPES Edited byDavíd Carrasco Foreword by William L. O. Box 849 Niwot, Colorado 80544 All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. The University Press of Colorado is a cooperative publishing enterprise supported, in part, by Adams State College, Colorado State University, Fort Lewis College, Mesa State College, Metropolitan State College of Denver, University of Colorado, University of Northern Colorado, University of Southern Colorado, and Western State College of Colorado.

As in all things done in the Mesoamerican Archive, I am indebted to Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, who has served as colleague, advisor, and firm friend through the years. His staff at the Museo del Templo Mayor enlarge our learning experience. Also, none of what I describe in the Introduction would take place at the University of Colorado without the generous friendship of Raphael and Fletcher Lee Moses and the administrative support of Chancellor James Corbridge, Vice Chancellor Bruce Ekstrand, and Dean Charles Middleton.

Lawrence E. Sullivan is director of the Center for the Study of World Religions and professor of history of religions at Harvard University. He is the author of Icanchu's Drum: An Orientation to Meaning in South American Religions. Richard F. Townsend is curator of the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas at the Art Institute of Chicago, and author of State and Cosmos in the Art of Tenochtitlan. Page xi FOREWORD: CHANGING TIMES AND CHANGING PLACES IN AZTEC AND MAYA STUDIES It is a rare event when a collection of conference essays presents both a comprehensive treatment of the intricacies and complexities of an important research problem, and a new vision of how those particulars can best be understood from a broad-based theoretical perspective.

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