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Anthropological History of Andean Polities

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This collection of essays by scholars from the Andes, Europe and the United States was originally published in the French journal Annales as a special double issue entitled The Historical Anthropology of Andean Societies. It combines the perspectives of archaeology, anthropology and history to present a complex view of Andean societies over various millenia. The unique features of the Andean landscape, the impact of the Inka state on different regions and ethnic groups, the transformations wrought through the colonial presence and the creation of nineteenth-century republics are all analysed, as are the profound continuities in some aspects of Andean culture and social organisation to the present day. The book reflects some of the most innovative research that occurred in the 1970s and 80s. Apart from its substantive interest for students of the Andes and American civilisations in general, it shows the possibility of closer collaboration between history and anthropology.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2009
Contributors
Edited by Jacques Revel Edited by John V. Murra Edited by Nathan Wachtel
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
396
Dimensions
156x234x21
ISBN-13
9780521105392
Product ID
2958066

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