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In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Mark Carey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Climate change is producing profound changes globally. This environmental history analysis offers a much needed but barely examined ground‐level study of human impacts and responses to climate change ... More


Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Paul Heggarty and David Beresford-Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

The Andes are of unquestioned significance to the human story: a cradle of agriculture and of ‘pristine’ civilisation with a pedigree of millennia. The Incas were but the culmination of a succession ... More


Introduction

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter introduces the subject of Peruvian responses to climate change and ensuing glacier catastrophes from 1941 to the present. In Peru's Cordillera Blanca mountain range, which towers above ... More


High Development Follows Disasters

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Control Commission of Cordillera Blanca Lakes, which was established in 1951 to prevent glacial lake outburst floods caused by climate change and glacier retreat in the Andes, had far-reaching ... More


Quechua’s Southern Boundary: The Case of Santiago del Estero, Argentina

ELIZABETH DeMARRAIS

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the far southern boundary of Quechua's spread throughout the Andes. It argues that Quechua reached north-west Argentina in Inka times and that it was widely used during the ... More


Introduction: Archaeology, Linguistics, and the Andean Past: A Much-Needed Conversation

DAVID BERESFORD-JONES and PAUL HEGGARTY

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This volume is a collection which includes the text of papers presented at the September 2008 Cambridge Symposium on Archaeology and Linguistics in the Andes. The Cambridge symposium sought to bring ... More


On the Origins of Social Complexity in the Central Andes and Possible Linguistic Correlations

PETER KAULICKE

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter tackles a number of problems surrounding the emergence and formation of complex societies in the central Andes, principally on the north and central coasts of Peru and their adjacent ... More


Central Andean Language Expansion and the Chavín Sphere of Interaction

RICHARD L. BURGER

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the possibility that the development of the Chavín Horizon may have stimulated the expansion of one of the major central Andean language families, particularly Aymara, once ... More


Hillforts of the Ancient Andes: Colla Warfare, Society, and Landscape

Elizabeth N. Arkush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035260
eISBN:
9780813039107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035260.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

By AD 1000, the Colla controlled the high-altitude plains near Lake Titicaca in southern Peru. They fought over the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca (who ... More


“When Fear Rather than Reason Dominates”: Priests behind the Lines in the Tupac Amaru Rebellion (1780–83)

Charles Walker

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how fear was experienced by rebels, priests, and colonial administrators in Peru during the Tupac Amaru Rebellion of 1780–1783. It first provides a historical background on the ... More


Plant Diversity of an Andean Cloud Forest: Inventory of the Vascular Flora of Maquipucuna, Ecuador

Grady Webster

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098305
eISBN:
9780520915930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098305.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Based on work spanning a decade, this study of the Maquipucuna area on the western slopes of the Andes discusses the climate, vegetation, ecological relationships, and flora, and emphasizes the ... More


Nativist Rebellions

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes how millennial, messianic, apocalyptic, and utopian ideas contributed to indigenous peoples’ response to conquest. The case material is diverse — from the preconquest Maya to ... More


Return of the Cultural Hero

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies how the death of heroes is undone in myths through resurrection, reconstitution, reawakening, mistaken or assumed identity, exile or hiding, ascension into heaven, mysterious ... More


Introduction

Grady L. Webster and Robert M. Rhode

in Plant Diversity of an Andean Cloud Forest: Inventory of the Vascular Flora of Maquipucuna, Ecuador

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098305
eISBN:
9780520915930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098305.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Bosque Protector Maquipucuna, a private biological reserve of the Fundación Maquipucuna, lies on the western slopes of the Andes, bounded by steep valleys southeast of the town of Nanega, and ... More


Cóndor: Better Decisionmaking on Infrastructure Projects

Silvio Olivieri and Claudia Martinez

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses a computer‐based analytical software tool, called Condor, designed by Conservation International and Corporacion Andina de Fomento. It is meant to be used by everyone involved ... More


The Spirit of the Gift in the Peruvian Andes: Yarqa Aspiy in Quispillacta

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin

in Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793853
eISBN:
9780199919246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793853.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 introduces an indigenous Peruvian ritual. The first part of the chapter is in the voice of an indigenous woman from a Highland Andean community. In her story she recounts why she rejected ... More


Exporting and Acclimatizing Regional Planning Models to the Tropics

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 7 focuses on the adaption of the mountain conception imported to the colonies. Indeed, the conception does not simply follow a copy paste model from the metropolises to the colonies. ... More


Mountain Men and Women of Globalization

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Globalization has obliged individuals and social groups in the mountains, like everywhere else, to reposition themselves economically, culturally, and politically. For populations living in the ... More


Mortal Rituals: What the Story of the Andes Survivors Tells Us About Human Evolution

Matt Rossano

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165006
eISBN:
9780231535465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165006.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

On December 21, 1972, sixteen young survivors of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 were rescued after spending ten weeks stranded at the crash site of their plane, high in the remote Andes Mountains. ... More


Health in the Balance: Early Theories About Patterns of Disease Occurrence

Nancy Krieger

in Epidemiology and the People’s Health: Theory and Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195383874
eISBN:
9780199893607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383874.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Curiosity about the causes and occurrence of disease is not unique to epidemiologists. After all, who wouldn’t be interested in knowing about how to live a healthy life?—or to predict and ward off ... More


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