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Burger, Richard L.

Overview
Works: 58 works in 171 publications in 2 languages and 5,950 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Documentary television programs  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  History  Catalogs  Educational television programs  Documentary films  Case studies 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: F3429.1.M3, 985.37
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard L Burger
The life and writings of Julio C. Tello : America's first indigenous archaeologist by Richard L Burger( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The father of Peruvian archaeology, Julio Tello was the most distinguished Native American scholar ever to focus on archaeology. A Quechua speaker born in a small highland village in 1880, Tello did the impossible: he received a medical degree and convinced the Peruvian government to send him to Harvard and European universities to master archaeology and anthropology. He then returned home to shape modern Peruvian archaeology and the institutions through which it was carried out. This volume thus makes available for the first time a broad sampling of Tello's writings as well as complementary e
Machu Picchu : unveiling the mystery of the Incas by Richard L Burger( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the status of contemporary research on Incan civilization, and addresses mysteries of the founding and abandonment of Machu Picchu, charting its archaeological history from 1911 to the present
Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization by Richard L Burger( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers early civilizations in Peru and the Andes, especially the Chavin culture, which flourished before the rise of the Incan Empire
Early new world monumentality( )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of writings exploring the sophisticated political and logistical organizations that were required to plan and complete new world architectural marvels. Contributors discuss the long-term political, social, and military impacts these projects had on their respective civilizations and illuminate the significance of monumentality among early complex societies in the Americas. --From publisher description
The prehistoric occupation of Chavín de Huántar, Peru by Richard L Burger( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Variations in the expression of Inka power : a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 18 and 19 October 1997 by Symposium "Variations in the Expression of Inka Power"( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andean ethnohistory and the agenda for Inka archaeology / Carmen Arellano and Ramiro Matos Mendieta -- Variations between Inka installations in the Puna of Chinchayqocha and the drainage of Tarma / Charles Stanish and Brian S. Bauer -- Pilgrimage and the geography of power in the Inca state / Terence N. d'Altroy, Veronica I. Williams, and Ana Mara Lorandi -- The Inkas in the Southlands / Craig Morris and Julién I. Santillana -- The Inka transformation of the Chincha capital / Lucy C. Salazar -- Machu Picchu's silent majority : a consideration of the Inka cemeteries / Susan A. Niles and Robert N. Batson -- Sculpting the Yucay Valley : power and style in late Inca architecture / Albert Meyers -- Toward a re-conceptualization of the late horizon and the Inka period : perspectives from Cochasqu, Ecuador, and Samaipata, Bolivia -- Appendix : the Kallanka at Samaipata, Bolivia: an example of Inca monumental architecture by María de los Angeles Munoz, Tom Cummins -- Queros, Aquillas, Uncus, and Chulpas : the composition of Inka artistic expression and power / Heather Lechtman -- The Inka, and Andean metallurgical tradition / Gary Urton and Carrie J. Brezine -- Information control in the palace of Puruchuco : an accounting hierarchy in a Khipu archive from coastal Peru / Rebecca Rollins Stone -- "And all theirs different from his" : the Dumbarton Oaks royal Inka tunic in context / Richard L. Burger -- The archaeology of Inka power : concluding thoughts
Social and economic organization in the prehispanic Andes by Congreso Internacional de Americanistas( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology of Formative Ecuador : a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 7 and 8 October 1995 by Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks: Archaeology of Formative Ecuador( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1912 Yale Peruvian scientific expedition collections from Machu Picchu : human and animal remains by Richard L Burger( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1912 Yale Peruvian scientific expedition collections from Machu Picchu : metal artifacts( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This synthesis of the archaeological evidence of metallurgy at Machu Picchu interprets new data on Inca metal artifacts that represent the final stage of pre-Columbian metallurgical technology in the central Andes of South America. These artifacts were recovered early in the 20th century by the Yale University Peruvian Scientific Expeditions"--Provided by publisher
Arqueología del periodo formativo en la cuenca baja de Lurín( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police pursuit( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the discovery in 1911, by Hiram Bingham, of the ruins of Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas in the mountains of Peru, with speculation on the purposes of the complex, the engineering techniques employed in its construction, and the reasons for its abandonment by the Incas
Excavaciones en Chavín de Huantar by Richard L Burger( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Señores de los reinos de la luna( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fine edition beautifully illustrated dedicated to the mythical Pre-Columbian Andean cultures in northern Peru, and the fascinating mysteries of the ancient Moche governing leaders (religious, warriors, political and social) recently enriched with extraordinary archaeological discoveries like that of the Señor de Sipán (Lord of Sipan) or the Señora de Cao (Lady of Cao). A collection of texts by noted national and international scholars examine from different academic perspectives the power mechanisms in the ancient Andean region and where editor Makowski reflects "In the grand urban centers, like the huacas of the Sun and the Moon or Chan Chan, the public architecture represents more than 60% of the total area of the site. The contrary occurred in Rome, Athens, Uruk or Teotihuacán, where more than 60% of the constructed area had residential functions"--P. 8.
Kay Pacha : reciprocity with the natural world by Traci Ardren( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The occupation of Chavin, Ancash, in the initial period and early horizon by Richard L Burger( )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emergencia de la civilización en los Andes : ensayos de interpretación by Richard L Burger( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machu Picchu : catálogo de la colección = Machu Picchu collection catalogue( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of ancient Peru : treasures from the Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera by Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes works from all of ancient Peru's major cultures - pieces that have long been considered icons of Peruvian art. Spectacular ceramics from Moche, Chimu, and other cultures portray scenes of ritual drama, shamanism, mythology, and warfare. The working of precious metals reached its zenith in ancient Peru, and stunning gold and silver jewelry, headdresses, and ceremonial vessels are featured. A fearsome copper mask of a fanged deity, exquisite mosaic earplugs with inlays of precious shell and stone, an intricate Lambayeque textile featuring elaborate beings - these are just a few of the masterworks that are illustrated and described
Trace element analysis of obsidian artifacts from the Andes : new perspectives on pre-Hispanic economic interaction in Peru and Bolivia by Richard L Burger( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this study, obsidian found at 94 archaeological sites in Peru and Bolivia was analyzed to determine its trace element composition"--P. 4
 
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Machu Picchu : unveiling the mystery of the Incas
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Machu Picchu : unveiling the mystery of the IncasChavin and the origins of Andean civilizationVariations in the expression of Inka power : a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 18 and 19 October 1997Archaeology of Formative Ecuador : a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 7 and 8 October 1995The 1912 Yale Peruvian scientific expedition collections from Machu Picchu : human and animal remainsThe spirit of ancient Peru : treasures from the Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera
Alternative Names
Burger, Richard 1950-

Burger, Richard L.

Burger, Richard Lewis 1950-

Richard Burger

Richard Burger arqueólogo y antropólogo estadounidense

ریچارد برقر

Languages
English (112)

Spanish (19)