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Gramática Ch'ol By Viola Warkentin, Ruby Scott
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This grammar of the Ch'ol language uses relatively non-technical terminology to describe the Tila variety of Ch'ol that is spoken in the town of Chivalito, municipality of Salto de Agua, Chiapas,... More > Mexico. A few examples are taken from Tumbalá Ch'ol and Sabanilla Ch'ol. Topics covered include the parts of speech, especially the verbs. Three classes of transitive verbs are distinguished, as well as intransitive, stative, and special verbs. The descriptions are illustrated by analyzed phrases and sentences. In addition, there is a description of the sounds of Ch'ol compared to those of Spanish. The appendices provide information on numbers and numeral classifiers, plus terms for kinship and parts of the body. Also included are maps and a bibliography.< Less
Mindprint, the subconscious art code By Edmond Furter
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Visual archetypes are the DNA of culture. In artefacts and artworks, where archaeo-astronomers see ancient star maps, archaeologists see cultural traditions, and anthropologists see initiation... More > secrets, appear a standard sequence of types, on an axial grid. Structural archaeology uses constellations as myth maps to find the structure of our perception. All inspired artists, in the Stone, Ice, Bronze and Iron Ages; Babylonians, Egyptians, Chinese, Celts, Mayans, Vikings and moderns, subconsciously express mindprint, our eternal artefact. The sixteen clusters of attributes are demonstrated in 200 examples of famous art and rock art works from every continent and culture. Archetypes are statistically proven, and their 'camouflage' is explained in terms of archaeology, anthropology, art history, psychology, philosophy, archaeo-astronomy, esoterica and spirituality. Readers will never look at art, artists or culture as a cumulative, learned or evolved craft again.< Less