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Niño Compadrito

Frank Graziano

in Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171303
eISBN:
9780199785193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the devotion to Niño Compadrito, a bone effigy venerated as a folk saint in Cuzco, Peru. It examines skulls and bones in folk devotions; myth formation; relation to syncretic ... More


Indicators of Possible Driving Forces for the Spread of Quechua and Aymara Reflected in the Archaeology of Cuzco

GORDON F. McEWAN

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/9780197265031.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

Linguistic studies have shown that the traditional idea that the expansion of the Inca Empire was the driving force behind the spread of all Quechua cannot be correct. Across much of its ... More


Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Sonia Alconini

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Southeast Inka Frontiers explores how the Inka empire exercised control over vast expanses of land and peoples in the Southeastern frontier, a territory located over hundreds of kilometers away from ... More


Bourbon Peru 1750-1824

John Fisher

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239086
eISBN:
9781846312687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312687
Subject:
History, Latin American History

By considering Bourbon Peru in a chronological framework that begins at mid-century rather than 1700, this book focuses the reader's attention on the key issue of the relationship between colonial ... More


Canons of Inka Settlement Planning

Ian Farrington

in Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chronicles relate that six Sapa Inka engaged in both urban and rural planning. Pachakuti Inka Yupanki devised a four-phase plan to rebuild the Sun temple, redevelop the agricultural hinterland, ... More


The Inca and the Politics of Nostalgia

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

During the last five decades of Spanish colonial rule (c.1770–1824), the Cuzco region became a principal venue for protests, rebellions, and sundry subversive activities in the Viceroyalty of Peru. ... More


The Inca Motif in Colonial Fiestas – I

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Bishop of Cuzco, Juan Manuel Moscoso y Peralta, critiqued Incaic symbolism in religious festivals and asserted that Incaic dress was strictly required for the indigenous nobility on ‘all’ civic ... More


The Inca Motif in Colonial Fiestas – II

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the participation of the Inca nobility in a customary annual fiesta and procession held in honour of Our Lady of Loreto on August 22, 1692 in the Inca capital of Cuzco in Peru. ... More


The Politics of the Image

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Colonization involved the use of visual narrative and religious objects for baroque design and ritual practice. This chapter argues that, despite the way the church and state acted to control the ... More


Tenochtitlán and Cuzco

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores the history and architecture of Tenochtitlán, Mexico, and Cuzco, Peru. The city of Tenochtitlán was the center of the Mexica empire while the Inca empire centered on Cuzco. Both ... More


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