Twin City Tales: A Hermeneutical Reassessment of Tula and Chichén Itzá
University Press of Colorado, Jan 1, 1995 - Architecture précolombienne - Mexique - 482 pages
Comparative study of ritual architecture of Toltec Tula (Hidalgo) and Chich en Itza of the northern Maya lowlands(Yucat an). Offers new interpretations of architectural symbolism and its relationship to forms of power and rulership that explain formal architectural similarities between these postcl
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