The Art and Architecture of Ancient America: The Mexican, Maya, and Andean Peoples

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CONTENTS
LIST OF FIGURESxi
LIST OF PLATESxvii
FOREWORDxxv
MAP OF MEXICOxxvii
MAPS OF CENTRAL AMERICAxxviii
MAP OF PERUxxx
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLESxxxiii
1. INTRODUCTION1
The Lands and the Peoples1

Mexico -- Central America -- The Andean Environment

The Chronological Problem6
Anthropology and American Antiquity7
Diffusion or Polygenesis?11
The History of Art12
The Place of the Artist18

The Early Hunters -- Early Villagers -- The Theocracies -- The Terminal Stages

Part One The Mexican Civilizations
2. THE EARLY VALLEY OF MEXICO23
Formative: 1500-500 B.C.23
Teotihuacán: 300 B.C.-A.D. 90025

Chronology -- Architecture -- Sculpture -- Painting

Xochicalco38
3. THE VALLEY OF MEXICO AFTER A.D. 100042
The Toltec Revolution42

Architecture -- Sculpture

The Chichimec Interlude48

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