Ancient Andean Houses

Ancient Andean Houses

Author: Jerry D. Moore

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ISBN: 0813069106

Category: SOCIAL SCIENCE

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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: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - 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.
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
Tenahaha and the Wari State
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Justin Jennings, Willy Yépez Álvarez
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-15 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Tenahaha and the Wari State presents new findings and interpretations that challenge existing theories of Wari state dominance during the Middle Horizon period (A.D. 6001000) in Peru. "
Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, Gender, Households, and Society
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Cynthia Robin, Elizabeth M. Brumfiel
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-22 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This volume demonstrates how archaeological data viewed through the lens of gender studies can lead researchers to question and reformulate current models of household organization, subsistence and craft production, ritual performance, and the structure of ancient states. Existing models of prehistoric societies often assume the existence of rigidly binary gender
Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jerry D. Moore
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-08-22 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"Compares plans of 22 structures on the Peruvian north coast dating from preceramic to Chimu. Uses objective criteria to assess social purpose (centrality, ubiquity); symbolic intent (scale, permanence); and social control (visibility, access pattern)"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.