Presents 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.
Prudence 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.
Prudence M. Rice
University of Texas Press
Date of Publication
The William and Bettye Nowlin Series in Art, History, and Culture of the Western Hemisphere