Parution : Veiled brightness : a history of ancient Maya color

Veiled brightness

Créateur

  • Houston, Stephen D. (19..-…. ; anthropologue). Auteur
  • Brittenham, Claudia. Auteur
  • Mesick, Cassandra. Auteur
  • Stephen Houston serves as Paul Dupee Family Professor of Social Science at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Claudia Brittenham holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art from Yale University and is now a member of the Michigan Society of Fellows at the University of Michigan.
  • Cassandra Mesick is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Brown University.
  • Alexandre Tokovinine is Research Associate, Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions, at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University.
  • Christina Warinner is preparing her doctoral dissertation in anthropology at Harvard University.

Sommaire

  • Prologue
  • Chapter One. Seeing Color
    • Sensing Color
    • Theorizing Color in the West
    • Comparative Theories of Color
    • Colorizing Mesoamerica
    • A Book on Maya Color
  • Chapter Two. Naming Color
    • Simplex Terms
    • Complex Terms
    • Organization of Colors
    • Maya Color Terms
      • Red
      • White
      • Black
      • Yellow
      • Yax
    • Maya Terminology
  • Chapter Three. Making Color
    • Prime Colorants
      • Feathers
      • Flowers
      • Shells
        • Spondylus
        • Mother-of-Pearl and Pearl
      • Stones
        • Jade
        • Nonjade Greenstones
        • Obsidian
        • Turquoise
        • Reflective Stones: Pyrite, Hematite, and Mica
        • Translucent Stones
    • Manufactured Colorants
      • Dyes
      • Pigments and Paints
        • Blacks
        • Whites
        • Reds, Yellows, and Browns
        • Blues and Greens
      • Ceramics: A Special Case
    • Making Maya Color
  • Chapter Four. Using Color
    • Approaches and Limitations
    • The Preclassic and Early Classic: Colors of the Earth
      • Red, Black, and White
      • The Late Preclassic: New Colors
      • The Early Classic: Tradition and Retrenchment
      • Color Use in the Preclassic and Early Classic
    • The Late Early Classic and the Rise of Maya Blue
      • Experiments in Ceramics
      • The Invention of Maya Blue
      • Architectural Color
      • The Conservative Colors of Death
      • Color Use in the Late Early Classic
    • The Late Classic: Naturalism and Its Dissenters
      • The Naturalistic Revolution
      • Color and Dimension
      • Rejections of Polychromy
      • Color Use in the Late Classic
    • The Terminal Classic: Rupture and Reinventions
    • The Postclassic: The Colors of the Gods
      • Early Postclassic: Five Basic Colors
      • Late Postclassic: The « International Style »
      • The « Blue-and-Black Style »
      • Color Contrasts
      • Color Use in the Postclassic
    • Using Color
  • Epilogue: A History of Maya Color
  • Appendix: Dyes and Organic Colorants of the Maya and Aztecs
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Informations pratiques

  • Editeur : Austin : University of Texas press
  • Date de parution : 2009
  • Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XI-148 p.) : ill. en coul., jaquette ill. en coul. ; 29 cm
  • Collection : (The William & Bettye Nowlin series in art, history, and culture of the Western hemisphere)
  • Bibliogr. p. 110-141. Index
  • ISBN 978-0-292-71900-2 (rel.)

Localisations

  • PARIS-BnF : Tolbiac – Rez-de-jardin – magasin : 2011-3128
  • NANTERRE-BU PARIS10
  • PARIS-INHA
  • PARIS-Médiathèque MQB
Veiled brightness

Olivier Jacquot

Coordonnateur de la recherche > Délégation à la Stratégie et à la recherche > Bibliothèque nationale de France

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