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Palaces and power in the Americas : from Peru to the northwest coast

Author: Jessica Joyce Christie; Patricia Joan Sarro; Society for American Archaeology. Meeting
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A wide-ranging look at the relationship between political power and architecture in the Americas.

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Palaces and power in the Americas.
Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005022928
(OCoLC)61261255
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Joyce Christie; Patricia Joan Sarro; Society for American Archaeology. Meeting
ISBN: 0292796102 9780292796102
OCLC Number: 69184186
Notes: Based on a symposium held at the 2000 Conference of the Society for American Archaeology in Philadelphia.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 414 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Jessica Joyce Christie --
Looking for Moche palaces in the elite residences of the Huacas of Moche Site / Claude Chapdelaine --
Landscape of power : a network of palaces in middle horizon Peru / William H. Isbell --
Lords of the great house : Pueblo Bonito as a palace / Stephen H. Lekson --
Sacred and profane mountains of the Pasión : contrasting architectural paths to power / Arthur A. Demarest --
Political dimensions of monumental residences on the northwest coast of North America / Colin Grier --
Rising above : the elite acropolis of El Tajín / Patricia Joan Sarro --
The residence of power at Paso de la Amada, Mexico / Michael Blake [and others] --
When is a house a palace? : elite residences in the Valley of Oaxaca / Sarah B. Barber and Arthur A. Joyce --
Rulership and palaces at Teotihuacan / William T. Sanders and Susan Toby Evans --
Antecedents of the Aztec palace : palaces and political power in classic and postclassic Mexico / Susan Toby Evans --
Elite residences at Farfán : a comparison of the Chimú and Inka occupations / Carol Mackey --
Houses of political power among the ancient Maya and Inka / Jessica Joyce Christie --
Conclusions / William T. Sanders.
Responsibility: edited by Jessica Joyce Christie and Patricia Joan Sarro.

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