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Landscapes of the ItzaArchaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites$
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Linnea Wren, Cynthia Kristan-Graham, Travis Nygard, and Kaylee Spencer

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813054964

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813054964.001.0001

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Looking Backward, Looking Forward at Chichen Itza

(p.1) 1 Introduction
Landscapes of the Itza

Cynthia Kristan-Graham

Linnea Wren

University Press of Florida

The introduction discusses the importance of Chichen Itza as a Maya capital, hub of a trading network, and home to a unique art tradition. Landscape is a unifying theme, and its geographical, philosophical, and theoretical associations are explored. Some chapters focus on recent archaeology of Chichen Itza and related sites in Yucatan while others offer new interpretations of the Castillo-sub, Osario, Mercado, and Upper Temple of the Jaguars. Each chapter is summarized, with specific attention paid to points of interconnection between chapters, historiography, chronology, visual culture, social interaction, ritual, rulership, and the disciplines of archaeology and art history.

Keywords:   Chichen Itza, Maya, Landscape, Archaeology, Art History

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