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The Resource Inka human sacrifice and mountain worship : strategies for empire unification, Thomas Besom

Inka human sacrifice and mountain worship : strategies for empire unification, Thomas Besom

Label
Inka human sacrifice and mountain worship : strategies for empire unification
Title
Inka human sacrifice and mountain worship
Title remainder
strategies for empire unification
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Besom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this study, Besom explores the ritual practices of human sacrifice and the worship of mountains, attested in both archaeological investigations and ethnohistorical sources, as tools in the establishment and preservation of political power within the Inka empire"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
299.8/8323
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F3429.3.R58
LC item number
B46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Inka human sacrifice and mountain worship : strategies for empire unification, Thomas Besom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Symbols, ideology, ritual, and power -- Ethnohistoric data on human sacrifice and mountain worship -- The archaeological materials from Cerro Esmeralda -- Discussion of the materials from Cerro Esmeralda -- The archaeology of Cerro El Plomo and the Santiago area -- Discussion of the archaeological materials from Cerro El Plomo and the Santiago area -- Discussion of the anthropomorphic statuettes -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Appendix A. Results of segmental hair analysis -- Appendix B. Typical Inka vessels
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 309 p.
Isbn
9780826353085
Isbn Type
(electronic)
Lccn
2012041906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn816030977
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn858207955
Label
Inka human sacrifice and mountain worship : strategies for empire unification, Thomas Besom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Symbols, ideology, ritual, and power -- Ethnohistoric data on human sacrifice and mountain worship -- The archaeological materials from Cerro Esmeralda -- Discussion of the materials from Cerro Esmeralda -- The archaeology of Cerro El Plomo and the Santiago area -- Discussion of the archaeological materials from Cerro El Plomo and the Santiago area -- Discussion of the anthropomorphic statuettes -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Appendix A. Results of segmental hair analysis -- Appendix B. Typical Inka vessels
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 309 p.
Isbn
9780826353085
Isbn Type
(electronic)
Lccn
2012041906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn816030977
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn858207955

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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