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Author Classen, Constance, 1957-

Title Inca cosmology and the human body / Constance Classen.

Published Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  299.8 CLAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes Rev. ed. of author's thsis (doctoral)--McGill University, 1986.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-204) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Cosmology -- 3. Creation -- 4. Myths of the Incas -- 5. Rituals and Institutions -- 6. Illness and Death -- 7. The Metaphorical Body -- 8. The Disordered Body -- 9. Conclusion -- Appendix: Quechua Body and Sensory Terms.
Subject Incas -- Religion and mythology.
Incas -- Philosophy.
Incas -- Rites and ceremonies.
Human body -- Symbolic aspects -- Andes Region.
Human body -- Religious aspects.
ISBN 0874803993 (alk. paper)