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The sport of life and death

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Eleven essays by leading scholars discuss all aspects of the Mesoamerican ballgame, from the natural history of rubber, to the architecture and equipment of the ballcourts, and the religious symbolism of the games. These are followed by the catalogue: 138 objects, often of striking beauty and power - models of ballplayers, both male and female, and the array of strange equipment which provided physical protection from the rigours of the sport.

Item details

Author(s):
Whittington, E.Michael
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500051089
ISBN-13:
9780500051085
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
The sport of life and death , the Mesoamerican ballgame

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Eleven essays by leading scholars discuss all aspects of the Mesoamerican ballgame, from the natural history of rubber, to the architecture and equipment of the ballcourts, and the religious symbolism of the games. These are followed by the catalogue: 138 objects, often of striking beauty and power - models of ballplayers, both male and female, and the array of strange equipment which provided physical protection from the rigours of the sport.

Author(s):
Whittington, E.Michael
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500051089
ISBN-13:
9780500051085
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
The sport of life and death , the Mesoamerican ballgame

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