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Search for the Codex Cardona

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ISBN-10: 0822346141

ISBN-13: 9780822346142

Edition: 2009

Authors: Arnold Bauer

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InThe Search for the Codex Cardona, Arnold J. Bauer tells the story of his experiences on the trail of a cultural treasure, a Mexican "painted book" that first came into public view at Sotheby's auction house in London in 1982, nearly four hundred years after it was presumably made by Mexican artists and scribes. On folios of amate paper, theCodexincludes two oversized maps and 300 painted illustrations accompanied by text in sixteenth-century palaeography. TheCodexrelates the trajectory of the Nahua people to the founding of the capital of Tenochtitlan and then concentrates on the consequences of the Spanish conquest up to the 1550s. If authentic, theCodex Cardonais an invaluable record of…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 12/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 0.24" wide x 0.35" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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