Inca Sacred Space

A collection of conference papers which present the principles and functions of ushnus, Inca sacred spaces, through history, archaeology and anthropology.

Inca Sacred Space

A collection of conference papers which present the principles and functions of ushnus, Inca sacred spaces, through history, archaeology and anthropology.

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Inca Sacred Space
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: Frank Meddens, Katie Willis, Colin McEwan, Nicholas Branch
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

A collection of conference papers which present the principles and functions of ushnus, Inca sacred spaces, through history, archaeology and anthropology.
At Home with the Sapa Inca
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Stella Nair
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

By examining the stunning stone buildings and dynamic spaces of the royal estate of Chinchero, Nair brings to light the rich complexity of Inca architecture. This investigation ranges from the paradigms of Inca scholarship and a summary of Inca cultural practices to the key events of Topa Inca's reign and
The Incas
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Gordon Francis McEwan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Shows how the Incas lived by describing their government, social customs, religion, and history.
The Archaeology of Wak'as
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Tamara L. Bray
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-15 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

In this edited volume, Andean wak'as—idols, statues, sacred places, images, and oratories—play a central role in understanding Andean social philosophies, cosmologies, materialities, temporalities, and constructions of personhood. Top Andean scholars from a variety of disciplines cross regional, theoretical, and material boundaries in their chapters, offering innovative methods and theoretical frameworks
Scale and the Incas
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Andrew James Hamilton
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-05 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A groundbreaking work on how the topic of scale provides an entirely new understanding of Inca material culture Although questions of form and style are fundamental to art history, the issue of scale has been surprisingly neglected. Yet, scale and scaled relationships are essential to the visual cultures of many