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Author Benson, Elizabeth P.
Title Birds and beasts of ancient Latin America / Elizabeth P. Benson ; foreword by Susan Milbrath.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [1997]

Author Benson, Elizabeth P.
Subject Indian art -- Latin America.
Indians -- Ethnozoology.
Indian mythology -- Latin America.
Ethnozoology -- Latin America.
Animals -- Mythology -- Latin America.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 162 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-156) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword / Susan Milbrath -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Animals -- 3. Domesticated Animals -- 4. Hunted Mammals -- 5. Anomalous Animals -- 6. Birds -- 7. Amphibians and Reptiles -- 8. Fish, Crustaceans, and Mollusks -- 9. Conclusion.
Summary "Categorization of animals by domesticated, hunted, anomalous, birds, amphibians and reptiles, fish, crustaceans, and mollusks reveals common themes among depictions from Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
Note English.
ISBN 0813021286 (electronic bk.)
9780813021287 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 48137938
Additional Format Print version: Benson, Elizabeth P. Birds and beasts of ancient Latin America. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1997 0813015189 (DLC) 97002976 (OCoLC)36457999.

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