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Huarochiri Manuscript A Testament of Ancient and Colonial Andean Religion

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ISBN-10: 0292730535

ISBN-13: 9780292730533

Edition: 1991

Authors: Frank Salomon, George L. Urioste, George L. Urioste, George L. Urioste

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"This work represents the most fulsome and developed narrative available to us of how local people in a provincial setting in the Inca Empire conceived of their society and its past.... This book will stand for some time as the definitive transcription and English translation of a seminal document in Andean cultural history." American Anthropologist
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Frank Salomon is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

George L. Urioste is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Acknowledgments
Introductory Essay: The Huarochirf Manuscript
The manuscript as testament
Andean religion and ""Inca religion""
General outline of the Huarochirf manuscript
Early times and peoples
The Paria Caca cycle and the myths of group identity
Chaupi -amca and the mythology of gender
The Incas as seen from Huarochirf
The Spanish invasion as seen from Huarochirf
Specialized chapters
The Huarochirf region''s people and their historic situation-Into the world of thehuacas
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