Violence, ritual, and the Wari empire : a social bioarchaeology of imperialism in the ancient Andes (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Violence, ritual, and the Wari empire : a social bioarchaeology of imperialism in the ancient Andes

Author: Tiffiny A Tung
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2013.
Series: Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past : local, regional, and global perspectives.; Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Wari Empire thrived in the Peruvian Andes between AD 600 and 1000. This study of human skeletons reveals the biological and social impact of Wari imperialism on people's lives, particularly its  Read more...

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Violence, ritual, and the Wari empire : a social bioarchaeology of imperialism in the ancient Andes
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffiny A Tung
ISBN: 9780813037677 0813037670 9780813044736 0813044731
OCLC Number: 1166339842
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: xxiv, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to Wari --
Bioarchaeology of imperialism and violence --
The Wari empire in the Andean world --
Wari community organization : demography, migration, and mortuary treatment --
Violence and skeletal trauma among Wari communities --
Corporeal icons of Wari imperialism : human trophy heads and their representations --
Conclusions : life and death in the Wari world.
Series Title: Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past : local, regional, and global perspectives.; Bioarchaeological interpretations of the human past.
Responsibility: Tiffiny A. Tung ; foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen.

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