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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Lima

W. Iain Mackay and Helen Gyger.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 4440 words.

Capital of Peru and of the department of Lima. It is located in the Rímac, Chillón, and Lurín valleys, with a metropolitan population of c. 6,884,000 (1996). It was a pre-Hispanic regional...

Belize

Lita Hunter Krohn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 2342 words.

[formerly British Honduras]

Central American country. Bordered by Mexico on the north, Guatemala on the west and south and the Caribbean Sea on the east (see fig.), its total...

Argentina, Republic of

Irene Fanning, Mario Tesler, Jorge Glusberg, Cheryl Jiménez Frei, Nelly Perazzo, Christopher Hartop, Jorge F. Rivas Pérez, Ruth Corcuera, Marta Arciprete de Reyes, Julieta Zunilda Vaquero and Marta Calvo.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 13972 words.

[República Argentina]

South American country. It is bordered to the north by Bolivia and Paraguay, to the northeast by Brazil and Uruguay, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and...

Peru, Republic of

W. Iain Mackay, María Concepción Bravo, Pauline Antrobus, Christopher Hartop and Ruth Corcuera.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 20046 words.

[República del Perú]

South American country, It is situated on the Pacific western seaboard and covers an area of 1,285,216 sq. km, bordered by Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil,...

Havana

Roberto Segre.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art. 1156 words.

[La Habana]

Capital of Cuba. The city of San Cristóbal de La Habana was established three times between 1514 and 1519: first, on the south coast of Cuba at the mouth of the...

Petrópolis

Roberto Pontual.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 409 words.

Brazilian city in Rio de Janeiro state. Built in the hills, 68 km north of Rio, Petrópolis (population c. 285,000) was the summer retreat of the imperial court and later the state...

Ramírez Vázquez, Pedro

Louise Noelle.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 713 words.

(b Mexico City, April 16, 1919; d Mexico City, April 16, 2013).

Mexican architect and designer. He studied at the Escuela Nacional de Arquitectura, Mexico City, where he...

Yagul

John Paddock and Trent Barnes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 644 words.

Site in Mexico, in the Valley of Oaxaca, inhabited as early as c. 400 bc; an extremely compact small city flourished there in the Late Post-Classic period (c. ad 700–1521). Its...

Mitla

John Paddock and Trent Barnes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 1132 words.

Site of a Pre-Columbian Zapotec and Mixtec city in the eastern arm of the Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico. Much confusion about Mitla has resulted from what Fray Francisco de Burgoa wrote...

Tairona

Warwick Bray and Trent Barnes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 938 words.

Pre-Columbian peoples and cultures of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and adjacent Caribbean coast of Colombia, which flourished from the 7th or 8th century ad until the Spanish...

Casas Grandes

David M. Jones.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 718 words.

Pre-Columbian site, also the name given to an archaeological culture and region of northern Chihuahua, Mexico. Between c. 1060 and c. 1340 the site of Casas Grandes was an...

Los Angeles

David Gebhard, Nancy Dustin Wall Moure and Nizan Shaked.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 7014 words.

North American city and seat of Los Angeles County, California. It is located on the Pacific coast in the southern part of the state, c. 600 km south of San Francisco and just over 200...

Lambityeco

John Paddock.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 695 words.

Site in Mexico, in the Valley of Oaxaca. It was a Pre-Columbian Zapotec settlement, and the modern name derives from the Zapotec terms for place (late) or flat area (lachi) and...

Tula

Richard A. Diehl and Trent Barnes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 1213 words.

[Tollan]

Pre-Columbian city in Hidalgo, Mexico, that flourished as the capital city of the Toltec people between c. ad 950 and 1150–1200. Tula occupies a ridge overlooking...

Chupícuaro

Muriel Porter-Weaver.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 708 words.

Pre-Columbian site in Mexico, formerly on the Lerma River in southern Guanajuato, c. 129 km north-west of Mexico City. It gives its name to a distinctive ceramic style that flourished...

Tierradentro

Warwick Bray and Trent Barnes.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 570 words.

Pre-Columbian archaeological zone in the region of the headwaters of the River Magdalena, Cauca Department, Colombia. Dating evidence for the sites and artefacts is imprecise,...

Tarascan

Helen Perlstein Pollard.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 2539 words.

Pre-Columbian kingdom and associated culture that flourished in Mexico c. ad 1300–1521, in an area corresponding to the modern regions of Michoacán, adjacent Jalisco,...

Indigenism

Michele Greet.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 1152 words.

[Indigenismo]

Pan-Latin American intellectual trend that denounced the political and economic exploitation of Native American populations. While directed at Native Americans,...

Iturbide, Graciela

J. Harwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 1999 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 400 words.

(b Mexico City, May 16, 1942).

Mexican photographer and film maker. Iturbide trained at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos in Mexico City (1969–72),...

Solentiname primitivist painting

David Craven.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 537 words.

Style of painting practised from 1968 by a Nicaraguan group of rural labourers on the island of Mancarrón in the Solentiname archipelago of Lagos de Nicaragua. The style took its name...