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    The Moche of Ancient Peru: Media and Messages (Peabody Museum Collections Series) (Paperback) By (author) Jeffrey Quilter

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    DescriptionPeru s ancient Moche culture is represented in a magnificent collection of artifacts at Harvard s Peabody Museum. In this richly illustrated volume, Jeffrey Quilter presents a fascinating introduction to this intriguing culture and explores current thinking about Moche politics, history, society, and religion. Quilter utilizes the Peabody s collection as a means to investigate how the Moche used various media, particularly ceramics, to convey messages about their lives and beliefs. His presentation provides a critical examination and rethinking of many of the commonly held interpretations of Moche artifacts and their imagery, raising important issues of art production and its role in ancient and modern societies. The most up-to-date monograph available on the Moche and the first extensive discussion of the Peabody Museum s collection of Moche ceramics this volume provides an introduction for the general reader and contributes to ongoing scholarly discussions. Quilter s fresh reading of Moche visual imagery raises new questions about the art and culture of ancient Peru.


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    Title
    The Moche of Ancient Peru
    Subtitle
    Media and Messages
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeffrey Quilter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 172
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780873654067
    ISBN 10: 0873654064
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, HBJK
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    BIC subject category V2: JHM
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLSR
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1K
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 50
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 91
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002000, HIS028000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS033000, HIS038000, ARC006000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 95
    BIC subject category V2: 1K, 1KLSR
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    DC22: 985/.01, 985.01
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    LC classification: F3430.1.M6 Q45 2010
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    Thema V1.0: NK, JHM, NHC, NHKA
    Illustrations note
    70 color illustrations; 15 halftones
    Publisher
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology,U.S.
    Publication date
    04 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge