This book is a detailed study of the enormous
Kuelap in the Department of Amazonas, Peru. The text
description of this area of northeastern Peru and a
historiography of the ruin.
From the time of Kuelap s introduction to the
modern world in
1843, the Kuelap has always been considered a
fortress. This study
is a reconsideration of this militaristic framing.
The following chapters also critique the belligerent stereotype
assigned to the
northern Andean highlands for the Late Intermediate
to 1,400 AD). The text also explores the historical
concerning Chachapoya studies, caused by this mindset.
Theories are then presented which will offer a
for the construction and occupation of Kuelap. Were
walls erected to imitate the ubiquitous form in the
region, the cliff
face? A new iconography for the Chachapoya
work is also considered. This system positions these
friezes as aspects of the human head: eyes, ears and
remarks provide suggestions for continued
Auteur Robert Bradley
Nombre de pages 232
Type de produit Livre de Poche
Dimension 220 x 150 x 12 mm
Poids du produit 320 g
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