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A Zapotec natural history

trees, herbs, and flowers, birds, beasts, and bugs in the life of San Juan Gbëë

by Eugene S. Hunn

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Published by The Unviersity of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zapotec Indians -- Ethnobotany -- Mexico -- San Juan Gbëë,
  • Zapotec Indians -- Ethnozoology -- Mexico -- San Juan Gbëë,
  • Zapotec Indians -- Ethnobiology -- Mexico -- San Juan Gbëë,
  • Ethnobotany -- Mexico -- Z San Juan Gbëë,
  • Names, Zapotec -- Mexico -- San Juan Gbëë,
  • Plant names, Popular -- Mexico -- San Juan Gbëë,
  • San Juan Gbëë (Mexico) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEugene S. Hunn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1221.Z3 H86 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16522383M
    ISBN 109780816526178
    LC Control Number2008003986
    OCLC/WorldCa193899779

    A Zapotec Natural History, Part 2: Data, Commentary, and Images in Digital Format. Another candidate for earliest writing system in Mesoamerica is the writing system of the Zapotec culture. Rising in the late Pre-Classic era after the decline of the Olmec civilization, the Zapotecs of present-day Oaxaca built an empire around Monte a few monuments at this archaeological site, archaeologists have found extended text in a glyphic script.

    Anecdotal and descriptive natural history. This book, Anecdotal and descriptive natural history, by A. Romer, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy. The Zapotec (English: / ˈ z æ p ə t ɛ k /) languages are a group of around 50 closely related indigenous Mesoamerican languages that constitute a main branch of the Oto-Manguean language family and which is spoken by the Zapotec people from the southwestern-central highlands of Mexican census reports , speakers, with the majority .

    This is an anthropological study of the role of hieroglyphic writing in the prehispanic Aztec, Mixtec, Zapotec, and Maya states. First, Joyce Marcus compares the four systems with regard to eight major themes: calendrics, the naming of nobles, the naming of places, royal marriages, accession to the throne, divine ancestors, warfare, and the rewriting of history.   NATURAL HISTORY By Carlos Fonseca Translated by Megan McDowell pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ Fonseca, a Costa Rican-Puerto Rican novelist and academic, follows the curator of a New Jersey.


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