Memory Landscapes of the Inka Carved Outcrops

Memory Landscapes of the Inka Carved Outcrops

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Overview

This book investigates the Inka carved outcrops in the Andean highlands in the context of pan-Andean stone cults which predated the Inka and continue to be practiced in modified forms to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498517737
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jessica Joyce Christie is associate professor at the School of Art and Design at East Carolina University.

Table of Contents

Dedication
List of Figures
Introduction: Background, Purpose, Methodologies, and Findings, Source Materials
Chapter 1: Formal and Structural Analysis of Inka Carved Rocks
Carving Techniques
Pre-Inka Roots of Stone Carving and Rock Art
The Formal Elements of Inka Carved Rocks:
Structural Features Associated with Carved Rocks
Chapter 2: Carved Rocks on the Cusco Zeq’e Lines
Groundwork
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks – Appearance, Experience, and Perception Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks – Essence, Imagination, and Stone Ideology
Summary
Chapter 3: The Birthplace of the Sun, Moon and the Inka Ancestors on the Island of the Sun and the Southern Basin of Lake Titicaca
Groundwork
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks – Appearance, Experience, and Perception Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks –Essence, Imagination, and Stone Ideology
Chapter 4: Inka Pacariqtambo – A Landscape of Power Relations through Time
Groundwork
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks –Appearance, Essence, and Perception
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks –Essence, Imagination, and Stone Ideology
Chapter 5: Machu Picchu
Royal Estates
Machu Picchu
Groundwork
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks – Appearance, Experience, and Perception
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks – Essence, Imagination, and Stone Ideology
Conclusions
Chapter 6: Chinchero
Groundwork
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks –Appearance, Experience, and Perception
Inka Landscape and Carved Rocks –Essence, Imagination, and Stone Ideology
Conclusions
Chapter 7: Discussion and Conclusions
Major Results of this Investigation
Relations with Stony Places Constructed in the Contemporary
National and Global Worlds
Conclusions
Afterword
References

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