México: CIESAS, Miguel Angel Porrúa, 2003. b/w and color plates, facs., illus., bibl., glos., advt.., color. pict. wrps. Item #71822
Using various Pre-Columbian codex as a documental source, the authors research the role of women and how they were conceived in the Mesoamerican cultures, specifically in the area of the high Mixteca region in Oaxaca, Mexico during the Post-classic era (9th to 16th century). The book main themes focus on the mythical origin of 3 Mixteca heroines, a queen, a warrior princess and a priestess, and the divine attributes of the ideal woman represented in their goddess. Includes iconographic representations, a glossary of names in nahuatl, classic mixteco and present mixteco of gods and goddesses presented in this book.
Libro sobre el papel de las mujeres en la civilización mesoamericana, en el área de la Mixteca alta de Oaxaca del siglo IX al XVI del presente. La investigación utiliza los códices como fuente documental.