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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


The Role of Chicha in Inca State Expansion: A Distributional Study of Inca Aríbalos

Tamara L. Bray

in Drink, Power, and Society in the Andes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033068
eISBN:
9780813038575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033068.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter addresses the distribution of the aríbalos, a jar used to serve corn chicha, throughout the Inca Empire. While the form was standardized, variation in the size, design, and ... More


Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

R. Alan Covey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190299125
eISBN:
9780197508169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, Military History

This book describes a period of several decades during the sixteenth century when conquistadores, Catholic friars, and imperial officials attempted to conquer the Inca Empire and impose Spanish ... More


The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon: Complexity and Interaction in the Andean Tropical Forest

Ryan Clasby and Jason Nesbitt (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813066905
eISBN:
9780813067131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066905.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This volume brings together archaeologists working in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia to construct a new prehistory of the Upper Amazon, outlining cultural developments from the late third millennium B.C. ... More


Twisting and Spinning from Symbols to Signs: From Chavín to Tawantinsuyu

Gary Urton (ed.)

in Archaeological Interpretations: Symbolic Meaning within Andes Prehistory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066448
eISBN:
9780813058658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066448.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Inca khipus—the principal record-keeping device used for administrative and narrative records in the Inca Empire—is usually thought of in terms of its display of signs (e.g., cord groups and ... More


Pierre Clastres and the Amazonian War Machine

Gregory Kalyniuk

in Deleuze and Anarchism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439077
eISBN:
9781474465151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439077.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In addressing the relation between Deleuze’s philosophy and anarchism, no discussion would be complete without considering Pierre Clastres’ ethnographic research on the stateless peoples of the ... More


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