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Title Palaces and power in the Americas : from Peru to the northwest coast / edited by Jessica Joyce Christie and Patricia Joan Sarro
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 414 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Contents Introduction / Jessica Joyce Christie -- Looking for Moche palaces in the elite residences of the Huacas of Moche Site / Claude Chapdelaine -- Landscape of power : a network of palaces in middle horizon Peru / William H. Isbell -- Lords of the great house : Pueblo Bonito as a palace / Stephen H. Lekson -- Sacred and profane mountains of the Pasión : contrasting architectural paths to power / Arthur A. Demarest -- Political dimensions of monumental residences on the northwest coast of North America / Colin Grier -- Rising above : the elite acropolis of El Tajín / Patricia Joan Sarro -- The residence of power at Paso de la Amada, Mexico / Michael Blake ... [et al.] -- When is a house a palace? : elite residences in the Valley of Oaxaca / Sarah B. Barber and Arthur A. Joyce -- Rulership and palaces at Teotihuacan / William T. Sanders and Susan Toby Evans -- Antecedents of the Aztec palace : palaces and political power in classic and postclassic Mexico / Susan Toby Evans -- Elite residences at Farfán : a comparison of the Chimú and Inka occupations / Carol Mackey -- Houses of political power among the ancient Maya and Inka / Jessica Joyce Christie -- Conclusions / William T. Sanders
Notes Based on a symposium held at the 2000 Conference of the Society for American Archaeology in Philadelphia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Chiefdoms -- America -- Congresses.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Congresses.
Indian architecture -- Congresses.
Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Congresses.
Indians -- Politics and government -- Congresses.
Power (Social sciences) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Christie, Jessica Joyce, 1956-
Sarro, Patricia Joan.
Society for American Archaeology. Meeting (2000 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
ISBN 0292796102 (electronic bk.)
9780292796102 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover : alk. paper)
(hardcover : alk. paper)