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By Gregory Mirow

ISBN-10: 0517336499

ISBN-13: 9780517336496

Historic Mexican layout ДИЗАЙН, КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО, ЖИВОПИСЬ и РИСОВАНИЕ Название: historic Mexican layout Издательство: "Pepin Press", 2002 Страниц: one hundred thirty Формат: djvu Размер: 4,54 Mb (+3%)This booklet includes wonderful photos to be used as a photograph source, or notion. the images is usually used to provide postcards, or to accessorize your letters, flyers, and so forth. Ознакомиться:sharingmatrix eighty five

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Research in historical linguistics has also been used by archaeologists to develop models on the divergence of ethnolinguistic groups (Josserand et al. 1984). Oaxaca’s ethnographic and linguistic record provides a means for understanding indigenous cultural principles and practices. In subsequent chapters, this view of indigenous belief and practice will provide a basis for developing relational analogies (Stahl 1993; Wylie 1985) that in conjunction with archaeological data can be used to make inferences about prehispanic society and culture.

Finally, agency has often been equated with power, as in the ability to effect change in society. Another debate surrounding the use of agency in archaeology is whether agency exists at the level of individuals (Flannery 1999) or groups (Gillespie 2001). I believe that much of the debate over agency in archaeology misses the point at the heart of practice theory – the recursivity of social life and the inseparability (duality) of the subject and society, including both their ideational and material dimensions.

For example, in ancient Oaxaca, rulers used language, dress, and ritual practices to at times foreground a distinct “international” identity that connected them to likeminded nobles throughout Mesoamerica, whereas in other contexts they acted as the “father or mother” of the community, foregrounding affiliations with their subjects. At times the intersection of these local and “international” identities embodied unresolved conflicts and social tensions (Barber 2005; A. Joyce 2006). People therefore embody an intersection of identities that never represent a unified, consistent, fixed, and integrated whole.

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