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Title The archaeology of wak'as : explorations of the sacred in the pre-Columbian Andes / edited by Tamara L. Bray ; contributors, Catherine J. Allen [and twelve others]
Published Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 403 pages) : illustrations
Contents Andean wak'as and alternative configurations of persons, power, and things / Tamara L. Bray -- The whole world is watching : new perspectives on Andean animism / Catherine J. Allen -- Wak'as : entifications of the Andean sacred / Bruce Mannheim and Guillermo Salas Carreño -- What is a Wak'a? : When is a Wak'a? / Zachary J. Chase -- Pachacamac -- old wak'a or Inka syncretic deity? : imperial transformation of the sacred landscape in the lower Ychsma (Lurin) Valley / Krzysztof Makowski -- Of blood and soil : tombs, wak'as, and the naturalization of social difference in the Inka heartland / Steve Kosiba --Men who would be rocks : the Inka wank'a / Carolyn Dean -- The importance of being Inka : ushnu platforms and their place in the Andean landscape / Frank M. Meddens -- Ordering the sacred and recreating Cuzco / Colin McEwan -- The shape of things to come : the genesis of Wari wak'as / Anita G. Cook -- Of monoliths and men : human-lithic encounters and the production of an animistic ecology at Khonkho Wankane / John W. Janusek -- Final reflections : Catequil as one wak'a among many / John R. Topic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Huacas.
Indians of South America -- Andes -- Antiquities.
Indians of South America -- Peru -- Antiquities.
Andes -- Antiquities.
Peru -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Allen, Catherine J., contributor
Bray, Tamara L., editor
ISBN 1607323184 (electronic bk.)
9781607323181 (electronic bk.)