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Author Besom, Thomas, 1960-

Title Of summits and sacrifice : an ethnohistoric study of Inka religious practices / Thomas Besom.

Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  299.883230342 BESO    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xii, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Ethnohistory and the Inkas -- 2. Qhapaq Hucha Sacrifice -- 3. Other Types of Sacrifice -- 4. Mountain Worship -- 5. Mountain Offerings -- 6. Reasons for Worshipping Mountains -- 7. Material Correlates of Mountain Worship -- 8. Conclusions -- Glossary of Andean Names and Terms.
Subject Incas -- Rites and ceremonies.
Incas -- Antiquities.
Human sacrifice -- Peru.
Mountains -- Religious aspects.
Peru -- Antiquities.
ISBN 9780292719774 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292719779 (cloth : alk. paper)