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Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon

Bondil, Nathalie

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ISBN 10: 8874396295 / ISBN 13: 9788874396290
Published by 5Continents, Milan, 2013
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379 pages. Hardcover. Extensive color and b&w photographs, maps and illustrations throughout. Illustrated chapter headings. Gilt to all three edges. Gilt decoration to spine and cover. Clean tight copy. Record # 468123. Bookseller Inventory # 468123

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Title: Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon

Publisher: 5Continents, Milan

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: None

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Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, this ambitious volume showcases more than 4,000 years of Peruvian art in approximately 350 diverse, exciting works. A large selection of pre-Columbian treasures, along with masterpieces dating from the colonial era and striking modern paintings and sculptures produced during the first half of the 20th century, offer new perspectives on the rich cultural identity of the country. In this richly illustrated reference, more than 20 international contributors explore the mythologies and rituals of ancient Andean civilizations; their perpetuation, concealment, or hybridization with Catholicism during the 18th and 19th centuries; and the rediscovery and valorization of Peruvian popular traditions and faiths in the 20th century.

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Victor Pimentel is curator of pre-Columbian art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

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