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Codex Mendoza: The founding of Mexico-Tenochtitlan

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Description: Urban Images of the Hispanic World: 1493–1793
How different were the mapping traditions of Europe and America? What effect did the arrival of the Spaniards in the Americas have upon native cartography? And did the encounter — between two ostensibly different systems of cartographical and geographical representation — produce a hybrid form of city view, something new, something peculiarly American?
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.45-70
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00278.003
Description: Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic
Terrain across the Americas from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic has been constructed over the past 500 years into motifs of regional, national and hemispheric identity...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.18-45
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00273.002
Description: The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes
Many agrarian and militaristic states have responded in similar ways to the fundamental economic and ideological necessities that confront them. Their responses stem from the particular ways in which they comprehend the universe around them. People depend on nature, and, in their endeavors as productive beings, they actively transform the natural world. At the same time, they also construct a pantheon of gods to whom they ascribe the creative power of all that exists. It is these gods who …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.187-195
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00118.019

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