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Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,365 works in 1,721 publications in 1 language and 236,603 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Maps  Sources  Reference works  Folklore  Exhibition catalogs 
Classifications: E61, 970.1
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Most widely held works by Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Ancient America by Jonathan Norton Leonard( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture and text survey of the cultural and intellectual achievements of American civilizations before Columbus
Américas by Organization of American States( )

in English and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printbegrænsninger: Der kan printes kapitelvis
The rise and fall of Maya civilization by J. Eric S Thompson( Book )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1966 in English and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om en indianerkultur, som blomstrede i Mellemamerika før spaniernes erobring af landet i 1500-tallet
Archaeology : a magazine dealing with the antiquity of the world by Archaeological Institute of America( )

in English and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
An introduction to American archaeology by Gordon R Willey( Book )

in English and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to introduce the lay reader and the student to the broad field of American archaeology written in the period from October 1962 to mid-year 1965
Horizon( )

in English and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering man's past in the Americas by George E Stuart( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.1 GIFT SAMUEL COTTON. 06-07-2006. $3.99
Music in the New World by Charles Hamm( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The present book is both a history of music in America and a history of American music
America's first civilization by Michael D Coe( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico : from the Olmecs to the Aztecs by Michael D Coe( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author gives an account of famous areas in the ancient history of Mexico
Sons of the shaking earth by Eric R Wolf( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Middle America is described as a "history as passionate and unsettled as the volcanic nature of the land." The study concerns not only geography and language of the race, but development of agriculture and of religions
History of the conquest of Mexico, and History of the conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of Cortes' subjugation of the Aztecs in Mexico and Pizzaro's subjugation of the Incas in Peru
South American mythology by Harold Osborne( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavishly illustrated studies of myths concerning the origin of the world, the creation of man, heroes, and the etiology of tribes, religious rituals and other concerns of the ancient South American people
The island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crime by Miles Harvey( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Island of Lost Maps" tells the story of a curious crime spree: the theft of scores of valuable, centuries-old maps from some of the most prominent research libraries in the United States and Canada. When all was said and done, Gilbert Joseph Bland, Jr., had become the Al Capone of cartography, the most prolific American map thief in history
Ancient arts of the Americas by G. H. S Bushnell( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon more than a decade spent living and exploring in Latin America, the author discusses the many phases of pre-Columbian art--including painting, sculpture, architecture, pottery, jewelry and textiles--within their historical framework. He focuses first on the civilizations of Mexico and Peru, where pre-Columbian art reached its height. In North America, the West Indies, and Central America, other cultures were creating their own art which, although often overshadowed by the spectacular legacies of Mexico and Peru, is marked by extraordinary manual skill and variety
Life and labor in ancient Mexico; the brief and summary relation of the Lords of New Spain by Alonso de Zurita( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of Middle American Indians by T. D Stewart( Book )

in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1. Natural environmenta and early cultures. v.2. Archaecology of Southern Mesoamerica, part. 1. v.3. Archacology of Southern Mesoamerica, pt. 2. v.4. Archaeological frontiers and external connections. v.5. Linguistics. v.6. Socal Inthropology. v.7. Ethnology. pt. 1. v.8. Ethnology, pt. 2. v.9. Phisical Anthropology. v.10. Archacology of Northern Mesoamerica. pt. 1. v.11. Archaecology of Northern Mesoamerica. v.12. Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources. pt. 1. v.13. Guide to EthnohistoricalSources, pt. 2. v.14. Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources, pt. 3. v. 15. Guide to Ethnohistorical Sources. pt. 4. v.16. Sources cited and artifacts illustrated, Suppl. 1, Archaelogy
Antiquity by Antiquity Publications Ltd( )

in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes section: Reviews
The blood of kings : dynasty and ritual in Maya art by Linda Schele( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By making full use of the progress in deciphering the Maya hieroglyphic code, this examines the world and minds of the creators of Maya art, including a look at the Maya calendar
Hispaniola : Caribbean chiefdoms in the age of Columbus by Samuel M Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1492 Hispaniola was inhabited by the Taino, an Indian group whose ancestors had moved into the Caribbean archipelago from lowland South America. This book examines the early years of the contact period in the Caribbean and reconstructs the social and political organization of the Taino
 
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Music in the New World
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controlled identityJay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)

Kislak Reference Collection

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Sons of the shaking earthThe island of lost maps : a true story of cartographic crimeThe blood of kings : dynasty and ritual in Maya artHispaniola : Caribbean chiefdoms in the age of Columbus