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Palaces and power in the Americas : from Peru to the northwest coast / edited by Jessica Joyce Christie and Patrica Joan Sarro.

Contributor(s): Christie, Jessica Joyce, 1956- | Sarro, Patricia Joan | Society for American Archaeology. Meeting (65th : 2000 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Language: English Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.Description: xiii, 414p. : ill., maps, plans ; 24cm.ISBN: 0292709846DDC classification: 725'.17'0970902-dc22
Contents:
1. Looking for Moche palaces in the elite residences of the Huacas of Moche site / C. Chapdelaine; Landscape of power: a network of palaces in middle horizon Peru / W. H. Isbell; Lords of the great house: Pueblo Bonito as a palace / S. H. Lekson; 2. Sacred and profane mountains of the Pasión / A. A. Demarest; Political dimensions of monumental residences on the Northwest Coast of North America / Colin Grier; Rising above the elite acropolis of El Tajín / P. J. Sarro; 3. The residence of power at Paso de la Amadu Mexico / Michael Blake ... [et al.]; When is a house a palace?: elite residences in the Valley of Oaxaca / S. B. Barber, Arthur A. Joyce; Rulership and palaces at Teotihuacan / W. T. Sanders, Susan T. Evans; Antecedents of the Aztec palace / S. T. Evans; 4. Elite residences at Farfán: a comparison of the Chimú and Inka occupations / Carol Mackey; Houses of political power among the ancient Maya and Inka / J. J. Christie; Conclusions / W. T. Sanders.
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KUA [CHR-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M44826

Based on a symposium at the 2000 Conference of the Society for American Archaeology in Philadelphia.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Looking for Moche palaces in the elite residences of the Huacas of Moche site / C. Chapdelaine; Landscape of power: a network of palaces in middle horizon Peru / W. H. Isbell; Lords of the great house: Pueblo Bonito as a palace / S. H. Lekson; 2. Sacred and profane mountains of the Pasión / A. A. Demarest; Political dimensions of monumental residences on the Northwest Coast of North America / Colin Grier; Rising above the elite acropolis of El Tajín / P. J. Sarro; 3. The residence of power at Paso de la Amadu Mexico / Michael Blake ... [et al.]; When is a house a palace?: elite residences in the Valley of Oaxaca / S. B. Barber, Arthur A. Joyce; Rulership and palaces at Teotihuacan / W. T. Sanders, Susan T. Evans; Antecedents of the Aztec palace / S. T. Evans; 4. Elite residences at Farfán: a comparison of the Chimú and Inka occupations / Carol Mackey; Houses of political power among the ancient Maya and Inka / J. J. Christie; Conclusions / W. T. Sanders.

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