Inca Myths

ISBN-10: 0292785321

ISBN-13: 9780292785328

Edition: 1999

Authors: Gary Urton

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Inca Myths begins with an introduction to the land and people of the Andes and reviews the sources of our current knowledge of Inca mythology. Gary Urton then recounts various creation myths, including a selection from various ethnic groups and regions around the empire. Finally, he draws upon his extensive knowledge of the history and ethnography of the Incas to illuminate the nature and relationships of myth and history. The contents include: Introduction Creation myths Origin myths of the founding of the Inca empire Myths of the works and deeds of the Inca kings Selection of myths from around the empire Animal myths Myths from the Spanish Conquest Conclusions
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Gary Urton is Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University.

Introduction: the settings of Inca myths in space and time
Sources for the study of Inca myths
Cosmic origin myths
Origin myths of the Inca state
Coastal and provincial mythologies
The Inca past in the Andean present
Suggestions for further reading
Picture credits
Index
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