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Author Smith, Scott C. (Scott Cameron), 1976-

Title Landscape and politics in the ancient Andes : biographies of place at Khonkho Wankane / Scott C. Smith
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Archaeologies of landscape in the Americas series
Archaeologies of landscape in the Americas series.
Contents Biographies of place -- Place-making and politics -- The Lake Titicaca Basin, past and present -- The site of Khonkho Wankane -- Making ritual places : caravan routes and the founding of Khonkho Wankane -- Experiencing ritual places : stelae, sunken courts, and the creation of an axis mundi -- The power of ritual places : politics and social difference through time -- The political cartography of an axis settlement -- Appendix
Summary This book is a study of the ways places are created and how they attain meaning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Architecture, Ancient -- Bolivia.
Human ecology -- Bolivia -- History -- To 1500.
Indians of South America -- Bolivia -- Antiquities.
Place attachment -- Bolivia -- History -- To 1500.
Andes Region -- Antiquities.
Bolivia -- Antiquities.
Khonkho Wankane Site (Bolivia)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826357105 (electronic bk.)
9780826357106 (electronic bk.)