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Author Hernández Sánchez, Gilda.
Title Ceramics and the Spanish conquest : response and continuity of indigenous pottery technology in central Mexico / by Gilda Hernández Sánchez.
OCLC ocn777854566
ISBN 9789004217454 (electronic bk.)
9004217452 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613356796
Publisher Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2012]
Description 1 online resource (251 pages) : illustrations, map.
LC Subject heading/s Indian pottery -- Mexico.
Indians of Mexico -- Material culture.
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.
Pottery craft -- Mexico -- History.
Mexico -- Antiquities.
Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540.
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810.
Genre heading/s
Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-244) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Cultural continuity -- A note on some terms used -- Organization of this work -- Archeology of Colonialism -- Colonies, colonization and colonialism -- Post-colonial thinking -- Hybridity and hybridization -- Archeology of colonialism -- The archeology of colonialism in Mesoamerica -- The Study of Material Culture -- The study of material culture -- Change in material culture -- A method to study change in material culture -- Conservatism of potters -- Change and continuity in pottery-making -- Summary -- Ceramic-Making before the Conquest -- Sources to study late pre-colonial ceramics -- Organization of ceramic production -- The impact of the Aztec empire on ceramic-making -- Ceramics as ritual objects and media of literacy -- Summary -- Ceramic-Making in Early Colonial Times -- Sources to study early colonial ceramics -- Organization of ceramic production -- The impact of the Spanish ceramic technology -- Ceramics as indices of cultural affiliation in early colonial central Mexico -- Early colonial ceramics in central Mexico -- Ceramic-Making at the Present -- Sources to study present-day ceramics -- Organization of ceramic production -- The environmental impact of ceramic-making -- Impact of institutional programs to stimulate ceramic-making -- Present-day ceramics in central Mexico -- Ceramics, Cultural Continuity and Social Change -- The development of ceramic-making during early colonial times -- The development of ceramic-making at the present -- Ceramics and cultural continuity -- The role of material culture in the process of colonization -- Reactions of Mesoamerican potters to the colonization -- The prospects for ceramic-making.
Summary Focusing on the native ceramic technology of central Mexico during the early colonial period and the present-day, this book offers a refreshing view into the process of cultural continuity and change in the indigenous Mesoamerican world after the Spanish ...
Source of Description Print version record.
NOTE JSTOR: Books at JSTOR Open Access
Restrictions Open Access Title - Unlimited User Access.
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