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Author Treister, Kenneth.

Title Easter Island's silent sentinels : the sculpture and architecture of Rapa Nui / Kenneth Treister, Patricia Vargas Casanova, and Claudio Cristino ; foreword by Daniel Libeskind ; maps and illustrations by Roberto Izaurieta and Kenneth Treister.

Publication Info. Albuquerque, N.M. : University of New Mexico Press, 2013.


1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Description xv, 144 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-132) and index.
Contents A surrealistic geography -- A tortured history -- Settlement and village planning -- The architecture of Easter Island -- The art of Easter Island -- The collapse: a passion to sculpt -- Conclusion.
Summary "This richly illustrated book of the history, culture, and art of Easter Island is the first to examine in detail the island's vernacular architecture, often overshadowed by its giant stone statues"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Easter Island -- Antiquities.
Easter Island -- History.
Added Author Vargas, Patricia (Vargas Casanova).
Cristino Ferrando, Claudio.
ISBN 9780826352644 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0826352642 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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