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Reconsidering Olmec visual culture the unborn, women, and creation by Carolyn Elaine Tate

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Olmec art,
  • Olmec sculpture,
  • Olmec mythology,
  • Indian women in art

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-325) and index.

Statementby Carolyn E. Tate
SeriesThe William and Bettye Nowlin series in art, history, and culture of the western hemisphere
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219.8.O56 T37 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 339 p. :
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25230846M
ISBN 109780292728523, 9780292735491
LC Control Number2011021407

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Reconsidering Olmec Visual Culture is the first study that situates the unique hollow babies of Formative Mesoamerica within the context of prominent females and the prevalent imagery of gestation and birth. It is also the first major art historical study of La Venta and the first to identify Mesoamerica's earliest creation narrative. Reconsidering Olmec Visual Culture: The Unborn, Women, and Creation; By Carolyn E. Tate ; Book; Published by: University of Texas Press; Series: The William and Bettye Nowlin Series in Art, History, and Culture of the Western HemisphereCited by: 5. Reconsidering Olmec Visual Culture Book Description: Recently, scholars of Olmec visual culture have identified symbols for umbilical cords, bundles, and cave-wombs, as well as a significant number of women portrayed on monuments and as figurines. Reconsidering Olmec visual culture: the unborn, women, and creation / by Carolyn E. Tate. Format Book Edition 1st ed. Published Austin: University of Texas Press, Description xvii, p.: ill., plans ; 29 cm. Uniform series William & Bettye Nowlin series in art, history, and culture .

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