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Ulama, the Game of Life and Death, a read on the ball game

Ulama In the book, The Game of Life and Death, Roberto Rochin, Felipe Solis and Roberto Velasco, perfectly portrays the characteristics, evolution and the ideology surrounding the pre-Hispanic ball game, making this publication a must read for anyone who wants to fully understand this popular prehispanic sport.

The game of ball sport is more representative of pre-Columbian times in America, as does any sport today, ullamaliztli practice, a term that he knew the game was extremely popular among the people and aroused passions. Moreover, compared with current sports, the ball game has going for cosmological dyes which is Throughout.

Ulama In the book, The Game of Life and Death, Roberto Rochin, Felipe Solis and Roberto Velasco, perfectly portrays the characteristics, evolution and the ideology surrounding the pre-Hispanic ball game, making this publication a must read for anyone who wants to fully understand this popular prehispanic sport.

The game of ball sport is more representative of pre-Columbian times in America, as does any sport today, ullamaliztli practice, a term that he knew the game was extremely popular among the people and aroused passions. Moreover, compared with current sports, the ball game has going for cosmological dyes which is Throughout.

loaded.its pages Ulama, the Game of Life and Death, we portray the historical, mystical, architectural and artistic ball game starting with the origins of the game, myths and legends that surround him and the symbolism of the game.

In parallel, immersed in the pages of this book we will discover the various ways in which the game was represented in pre-Hispanic codices or books and the importance attached to the architecture of the courts in which parties were held and objects of art from the game.

To close a perfect circle, the authors analyze the impact of the ball game at a time after the conquest, as the introduction of rubber in European sports and practice of this game in modern times in different parts of the country, with a greater emphasis on the state of Sinaloa.

Being a book based on serious research and documentation, We recommend it for those who seek to understand the full dimensions of the ball game. After completing the reading, playing Pok Ta Pok have a different meaning and much You

wider.can purchase the book in bookstores Economic Culture Fund or Amoeba in Los Angeles, CA

 

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