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Conquest from Outside: The Inca Occupation of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the history of the Inca occupation of the Titicaca Basin. It explains that the Inca political economy was based largely on the manipulation and transformation of traditional ... More


The History of Archaeological Research in the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the historical development of Titicaca Basin archaeology. This research is divided into three historical periods: from the Spanish Conquest to the late eighteenth century, from ... More


The Rise of Complex Agro-Pastoral Societies in the Altiplano Period

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the establishment and growth of complex agro-pastoral societies in the Titicaca Basin during the Altiplano Period. It explains that the collapse of the Tiwanaku state ushered in a ... More


The Ethnography and Ethnohistory of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ethnohistory and ethnography of the Titicaca Basin. It discusses the features of Aymara and Quechua culture that are relevant to helping us understand and interpret the ... More


The Colla and Their Lands

Elizabeth N. Arkush

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035260
eISBN:
9780813039107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035260.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses existing historical and archaeological evidence for the Colla area and its implications about the degree to which the Colla were politically unified in the Late Intermediate ... More


The Geography and Paleoecology of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the modern and prehistoric paleoecology and geography of the ancient Titicaca Basin. It explains that the Titicaca Basin is classified as an intertropical climatic zone, based ... More


The Origins and Elaboration of Rank in the Early and Middle Formative Periods

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the origins and evolution of ranked society in the Early and Middle Formative Periods in the Titicaca Basin. It explains that during Early Formative, sites were small, ... More


the Rise of Competitive Peer Polities in the Upper Formative Period

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the emergence of competitive peer polities in the Titicaca Basin during the Upper Formative Period. It explains that the transition from the Middle to the Upper Formative period ... More


The First State of Tiwanaku

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Tiwanaku, the first state in the Titicaca Basin region. In the seventh century ad Tiwanaku represented the first fully developed archaic state in the Titicaca Basin. It ... More


Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Charles Stanish

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

One of the richest and most complex civilizations in ancient America evolved around Lake Titicaca in southern Peru and northern Bolivia. This book is a comprehensive synthesis of four thousand years ... More


Agricultural Terraces as Monumental Architecture in the Titicaca Basin: Their Origins in the Yaya-Mama Religious Tradition

Sergio J. Chávez

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The monumentality of ancient agricultural terraces in the Titicaca Basin can be observed especially on the Copacabana Peninsula, where most hills facing the lake are covered by stone-faced terraces. ... More


The Evolution of Complex Society in the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates how the complex society of the Titicaca Basin evolved. It discusses the persuasive means of elite emergence, the rise of competitive peer polities during the Upper Formative ... More


Warfare and the Built Environment

Elizabeth N. Arkush

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035260
eISBN:
9780813039107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035260.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter is a study of a society at war. The Colla and their Titicaca basin neighbors are key subjects for understanding warfare and the political process in the Late Intermediate period. The ... More


The Evolution of Political Economies

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the evolution of political economies in the ancient Titicaca Basin region. It describes the development of complex political economies in the Titicaca Basin as a process of the ... More


The Life Force Materialized in the Andean Religion

Christine A. Hastorf (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/9780813066448.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Focusing on evidence from Titicaca basin, this chapter discuss how we are trying to comprehend the worldview of its past residents. This interaction with the landscape became part of a relationship ... More


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