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Whittington, E. Michael, editor. The Sport Of Life And Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame
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Whittington, E. Michael, editor. The Sport Of Life And Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame

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(031197) Whittington, E. Michael, editor. The Sport Of Life And Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame. Charlotte, NC: Mint Museum of Art, 2001. 1st Edition. Paperback. 4to. 288 pages. Fine with no DJ. B&W and Color Photographs. Catalog of an exhibition organized by the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, NC. Contents: Rubber and rubber balls in Mesoamerica / Laura Filloy Nadal -- Gender, power, and fertility in the Olmec ritual ballgame / Douglas E. Bradley -- Unity in duality: the practice and symbols of the Mesoamerican ballgame / MariŽa Teresa Uriarte -- Dressed to kill: stone regalia of the Mesoamerican ballgame / John F. Scott -- Performing on the court / Jane Stevenson Day -- The Maya ballgame:rebirth in the court of life and death / Mary Miller -- The ballcourt in Tenochtitlan / Eduardo Matos Moctezuma -- The architectural background of the pre-Hispanic ballgame: an evolutionary perspective / Eric Taladoire -- An ancient tradition continued: modern rubber processing in Mexico / Michael J. Tarkanian & Dorothy Hosler -- The modern ballgames of Sinaloa: a survival of the Aztec ullamaliztli / Ted J. J. Leyenaar -- Everything old is new again: the enduring legacy of the ancient games / E. Michael Whittington -- Catalogue. (Indians, Mexico, Central America, Pelota, Antiquities)

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