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War owl falling : innovation, creativity, and culture change in ancient Maya society / Markus Eberl ; forward by Arlen F. Chase and Diane Chase, series editors.

By: Eberl, Markus [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Maya studies: Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813052090; 0813052092.Subject(s): Mayas -- History | Mayas -- Antiquities | Maya art | Inscriptions, Mayan | HISTORY -- Latin America -- Mexico | Inscriptions, Mayan | Maya art | Mayas | Mayas -- Antiquities | SOCIAL SCIENCE / ArchaeologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: War owl fallingDDC classification: 972.81 LOC classification: F1435 | .E24 2017Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Flower Mountain revealed: innovation and social change in ancient societies -- Wings for hummingbirds to fly with: creativity as a play of symbols -- Itzamnaaj's court: creativity embedded in social opportunity structures -- Bleibt alles anders: modeling invention -- A ruler just like me: status, power, and innovation -- Stillman wanders, Babel rises: innovation's impact on structures -- Names of the owl: exploring creativity and innovation.
Summary: Unlike earlier geometric decorations, the war owls and other eighth-century motifs relate to Classic Maya art and writing. Eberl probes their meaning by comparing where they occur and by situating them in social structures that circumscribe individual action.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Flower Mountain revealed: innovation and social change in ancient societies -- Wings for hummingbirds to fly with: creativity as a play of symbols -- Itzamnaaj's court: creativity embedded in social opportunity structures -- Bleibt alles anders: modeling invention -- A ruler just like me: status, power, and innovation -- Stillman wanders, Babel rises: innovation's impact on structures -- Names of the owl: exploring creativity and innovation.

Unlike earlier geometric decorations, the war owls and other eighth-century motifs relate to Classic Maya art and writing. Eberl probes their meaning by comparing where they occur and by situating them in social structures that circumscribe individual action.

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