[EBOOK] Icons of Power: Feline Symbolism in the Americas

Icons of Power: Feline Symbolism in the Americas

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ISBN Code : 9780415153270
Book Author : Nicholas J. Saunders
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Total Pages : 484

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Icons of Power investigates why the image of the cat has been such a potent symbol in the art, religion and mythology of indigenous American cultures for three thousand years.The jaguar and the puma epitomize ideas of sacrifice, cannibalism, war, and status in a startling array of graphic and enduring images. Natural and supernatural felines inhabit a shape-shifting world