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- DescriptionPresents a thesis about the origins and development of the calendrical system. This title shows how time became materialized - transformed into status objects such as monuments that encoded calendrical or temporal concerns - as well as politicized, becoming the foundation for societal order, political legitimization, and wealth.
- Author BiographyPrudence M. Rice is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, and Director of the Office of Research Development and Administration at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
- Author(s)Prudence M. Rice
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication01/12/2007
- GenreCultural Studies
- Series TitleThe William and Bettye Nowlin Series in Art, History, and Culture of the Western Hemisphere
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Note74 figures
- Weight1078 g
- Width214 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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