Ancient Andean Houses

Ancient Andean Houses

Author: Jerry D. Moore

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ISBN: 0813069106

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In an extensive survey of vernacular architecture from across the entire length of the Andes, this book explores the diverse ways ancient peoples made houses, the ways houses re-create culture, and new perspectives and methods for studying houses.
Ancient Andean Houses
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Jerry D. Moore
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-14 - Publisher:

In an extensive survey of vernacular architecture from across the entire length of the Andes, this book explores the diverse ways ancient peoples made houses, the ways houses re-create culture, and new perspectives and methods for studying houses.
Ancient Andean Political Economy
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: Charles Stanish
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-23 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

For more than two millennia prior to the Spanish conquest, the southern region of the central Andes was home to dozens of societies, ranging from modest chiefdoms to imperial states. Attempts to understand the political and economic dynamics of this complex region have included at least two major theories in
Powerful Places in the Ancient Andes
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Justin Jennings, Edward R. Swenson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-15 - Publisher: University of New Mexico Press

Andean peoples recognize places as neither sacred nor profane, but rather in terms of the power they emanate and the identities they materialize and reproduce. This book argues that a careful consideration of Andean conceptions of powerful places is critical not only to understanding Andean political and religious history but
Ancient Andean Life
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Edgar Lee Hewett
Categories: Andes
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: Biblo & Tannen Publishers

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The Ancient Andean Village
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Kevin J. Vaughn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: University of Arizona Press

Although ancient civilizations in the Andes are rich in historyÑwith expansive empires, skilled artisans, and vast temple centersÑthe history of the Andean foothills on the south coast of present-day Peru is only now being unveiled. Nasca, a prehispanic society that flourished there from AD 1 to 750, is best known