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Architecture and power in the ancient Andes

the archaeology of public buildings

by Jerry D. Moore

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Andes Region,
  • Andes Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Indian architecture -- Andes Region,
    • Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Politics and government,
    • Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Rites and ceremonies,
    • Andes Region -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-254) and index.

      StatementJerry D. Moore.
      SeriesNew studies in archaeology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2230.1.A5 M66 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807675M
      ISBN 100521553636
      LC Control Number95044357

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. While reports of child sacrifice in the ancient Andes are often sensationalized to captivate popular audiences, the study of the practice provides archaeologists with an important means of investigating power and sociopolitical dynamics in antiquity. This chapter discusses the significance of the terms ‘child’ and ‘sacrifice’ in the Andes and examines the evidence of child .

      Complex societies, with sophisticated temple architecture, develop at sites such as Aspero and Caral in the Norte Chico region of Peru Cuzco, city of the Incas, grows rapidly in power after Pachacuti ('transformer of the earth') becomes emperor. high in the Andes. Go to Cuzco in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.) See this event in other timelines. Ancient Egypt was one of the world's first civilizations, with its beginnings in the fertile Nile valley around BC. Ancient Egypt reached the zenith of its power during the New Kingdom (– BC) under great pharaohs. Ancient Egypt was a great power to be contended with by both the ancient Near East, the Mediterranean and sub-Saharan.

      This article explores the intimate relationship between political power and ritual violence by examining the institutionalization of social inequality and the production of urban landscapes in the Andes, focusing principally on the Moche culture (AD ) and earlier polities of central and northern Peru.   The term "monumental architecture" refers to large human-made structures of stone or earth which are used as public buildings or communal spaces, as opposed to everyday private es include pyramids, large tombs, and burial mounds, plazas, platform mounds, temples and churches, palaces and elite residences, astronomical observatories, and .


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Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes uses analytical methods to approach architecture and its relationship to Andean society, exploring three themes in particular: the architecture of monuments, the architecture of ritual, and the architecture of social control. It provides both a methodology for the study of public architecture and an Price: $ Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes uses analytical methods to approach architecture and its relationship to Andean society, exploring three themes in particular: the architecture of monuments, the architecture of ritual, and the architecture of social by: Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes uses analytical methods to approach architecture and its relationship to Andean society, exploring three themes in particular: the architecture of monuments, the architecture of ritual, and the architecture of social control.

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Moore discusses public architecture in the context of the cultural, political, and religious life of the pre-hispanic Andes. Archaeologists have invested enormous effort in. Jerry D. Moore's clear and richly illustrated discussion represents an original perspective on architecture and its role in ritual, ideology, and power in the ancient world.

Buy Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes by Jerry D. Moore from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books. Book Details. ISBN: ISBN Description of the book "Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes: The Archaeology of Public Buildings": In this volume, Jerry D.

Moore discusses public architecture in the context of the cultural, political and religious life of the pre-hispanic Andes. Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes uses analytical methods to approach architecture and its relationship to Andean society, exploring three themes in particular: the architecture of monuments, the architecture of ritual, and the architecture of social control.

It provides both a methodology for the study of public architecture and an. Identity and Power is the result of ten years of research that has revealed significant new data.

Janusek explores the origins, development, and collapse of this ancient state through the lenses of social identities--gender, ethnicity, occupation, for example--and power relations. The Tiwanaku state was the political and cultural center of ancient Andean civilization for almost years.

Identity and Power is the result of ten years of research that has revealed significant new data. Janusek explores the origins, development, and collapse of this ancient state through the lenses of social identities--gender, ethnicity, occupation, for example--and power.

The Ancient Andes. The Caral Civilization. The Caral civilization flourished in the Andean region between the 30th and 18th centuries BCE.

This peaceful, urban center yielded several major discoveries, including a method of keeping records known as quipu.

The chief example of Chavín architecture is the Chavín de Huántar temple, the. Get this from a library.

Architecture and power in the ancient Andes: the archaeology of public buildings. [Jerry D Moore] -- "Compares plans of 22 structures on the Peruvian north coast dating from preceramic to Chimu.

Uses objective criteria to assess social purpose (centrality, ubiquity); symbolic intent (scale. Book Description. The Tiwanaku state was the political and cultural center of ancient Andean civilization for almost years. Identity and Power is the result of ten years of research that has revealed significant new data.

Janusek explores the origins, development, and collapse of this ancient state through the lenses of social identities--gender, ethnicity, occupation, for example. Division of labor and power based on sex was not rare in the Andes or elsewhere in the world: reciprocal relationships between males and females have been noted in many modern, ethnohistoric, and.

Book review: Heads of State: Icons, Power, and Politics in the Ancient and Modern Andes’ by Denise Y. Arnold & Christine A.

Hastorf, and ‘Chavín: Art, Architecture and Culture’, edited by. Classical architecture refers to the style and design of buildings in ancient Greece and ancient Rome.

Classical architecture shaped our approach to building in Western colonies around the world. From the rise of ancient Greece until the fall of the Roman empire, great buildings were constructed according to precise rules.

Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Inca Architecture and Construction at Oliantaytambo by Jean-Pierre Protzen; Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes: The Archaeology of Public Buildings by Jerry D.

Moore' and will not need an account to. Early domestic architecture in the Andes was in general quite ephemeral and difficult to see or recover in the archaeological record.

Over the past 4, years, though, a wide range of variability in domestic architectural patterns and styles has developed in the Andes on both the coast and in. His examination of architecture will cause scholars to rethink many of their basic assumptions about ancient Andean societies."--Thomas Pozorski, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg The ancient civilizations of the South American Andes created some of the most spectacular monuments and buildings in the Western Hemispere, and these Author: Jerry D.

Moore. Chapter One. Introduction: Place, Landscape, and Power in the Ancient Andes and Andean Archaeology Edward R.

Swenson and Justin Jennings Chapter Two. Mountains and Pachakutis: Ontology, Politics, Temporality Peter Gose Chapter Three. Rise of the Cordillera Blanca: Orogeny and Imagination in Ancient Ancash, Peru George F.

Lau Chapter Four. Powerful Places in the Ancient Andes. In this Book. This book argues that a careful consideration of Andean conceptions of powerful places is critical not only to understanding Andean political and religious history but to rethinking sociological theories on landscapes more generally.

and Power in the Ancient Andes and Andean.Domestic architecture in the Andes and elsewhere can often be broken down between common and elite, and these will be discussed separately here. I wish to present the range of domestic architectural patterns in the Andes chronologically and regionally, with primary focus given to the patterns on the Pacific coast and the central Andean highlands.Ceremonial architecture at the site of Huaca Colorada in the Jequetepeque Valley, Peru, is analyzed as a ritually charged thirdspace, an interpretive move that illuminates both the creative power of place and the cultural particulars of Moche identity politics and ideological struggles.