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University of New Mexico Press "Easter Island's Silent Sentinels" Book

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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Easter Island's Silent Sentinels: The Sculpture and Architecture of Rapa Nui"

University of New Mexico Press "Easter Island's Silent Sentinels" Book covers history, culture, art of Easter Island and is written by Kenneth Treister, Patricia Vargas Casanova, Claudio Cristino.

University of New Mexico Press "Easter Island's Silent Sentinels" Book features vernacular architecture of the island with its giant stone statues. Book shows the conjecturally reconstructed prehistoric pole houses, the ahu and the sculptures.

  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Easter Island's Silent Sentinels: The Sculpture and Architecture of Rapa Nui"
  • Author: Kenneth Treister, Patricia Vargas Casanova, Claudio Cristino, foreword by Daniel Libeskind
  • Subject: Social science
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publication date: 11/15/2013
  • Size: 11"H x 8 1/2"W
  • Audience: College/higher education
  • 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
  • Shows the conjecturally reconstructed prehistoric pole houses; the ahu, the sculptures’ platform, as a spectacular expression of prehistoric megalithic architecture; and the Easter Island Statue Project’s inventory of the colossal moai sculptures

Book FormatHardcover

Number of Pages in Book160

Book LanguageEnglish

Book Reading LevelCollege

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