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Title The Mesoamerican ballgame / edited by Vernon L. Scarborough and David R. Wilcox.
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1991.
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 Floor2  F1219.3.G3 M47 1991    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  F1219.3.G3 M47 1991    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 404 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliograp6ical references (p. 347-387) and index.
Contents The politicization of the Mesoamerican ballgame and its implications for the interpretation of the distribution of ballcourts in central Mexico / Robert S. Santley, Michael J. Berman, and Rani T. Alexander -- Pre-Hispanic ballcourts from the Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico / Stephen A. Kowalewski ... [et al.] -- And then they were sacrificed : the ritual ballgame of northeastern Mesoamerica through time and space / S. Jeffrey K. Wilkerson -- The western Mesoamerican Tlachco : a two-thousand-year perspective / Phil C. Weigand -- The known archaeological ballcourts of Durango and Zacatecas, Mexico / J. Charles Kelley -- The Mesoamerican ballgame in the American Southwest / David R. Wilcox -- Courting in the southern Maya lowlands : a study in pre-Hispanic ballgame architecture / Vernon L. Scarborough.
Ballcourts of the northern Maya lowlands / Edward B. Kurjack, Ruben Maldonado C., and Merle Green Robertson -- "Bois Ton Sang, Beaumanoir" : the political and conflictual aspects of the ballgame in the northern Chiapas area / Eric Taladoire and Benoit Colsenet -- The ballcourts of southern Chiapas, Mexico / Pierre Agrinier -- The ballgame in the southern Pacific coast Cotzumalhuapa region and its impact on Kaminaljuyu during the Middle classic / Lee A. Parsons -- The lords of light versus the lords of dark : the postclassic highland Maya ballgame / John W. Fox -- Ceramic figurines and the Mesoamerican ballgame / Susanna M. Ekholm -- Ballgame imagery of the Maya lowlands : history and iconography / Marvin Cohodas -- The courts of creation : ballcourts, ballgames, and portals to the Maya otherworld / Linda Schele and David A. Freidel -- Ballgames and boundaries / Susan D. Gillespie.
Subject Pelota (Indian game)
Indians of Mexico -- Games.
Indians of Central America -- Games.
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.
Indians of Central America -- Antiquities.
Mexico -- Antiquities.
Central America -- Antiquities.
Related Names Wilcox, David R., 1944-
Related Titles Mesoamerican ball game.
ISBN 0816511802 (Cl : alk. paper)
0816513600 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC number 22765562