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Author Salomon, Frank.

Title The cord keepers : khipus and cultural life in a Peruvian village / Frank Salomon.

Published Durham [N.C.] ; London : Duke University Press, 2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  985.00498323 SALO    DUE 27-10-19
Physical description xxi, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 25 cm.
Series Latin America otherwise.
Latin America otherwise.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-315) and index.
Contents Unread Legacy: An Introduction to Tupicocha's Khipu Problem, and Anthropology's 3 -- 1 Universes of the Legible and Theories of Writing 23 -- 2 A Flowery Script: The Social and Documentary Order of Modern Tupicocha Village 41 -- 3 Living by the "Book of the Thousand": Community, Ayllu, and Customary Governance 55 -- 4 Tupicochan Staff Code 77 -- 5 Khipu Art after the Inkas 109 -- 6 Patrimonial Quipocamayos of Tupicocha 137 -- 7 Ayllu Cords and Ayllu Books 185 -- 8 Half-Life and Afterlife of an Andean Medium: How Modern Villagers Interpret Quipocamayos 209 -- 9 Toward Synthetic Interpretation 237.
Subject Quipu -- Peru -- Huarochirí (Province) -- History.
Quechua Indians -- Peru -- Huarochirí (Province) -- History.
Quechua philosophy -- Peru -- Huarochirí (Province)
Quechua Indians -- Peru -- Huarochirí (Province) -- Social life and customs.
Huarochirí (Peru : Province) -- History.
Huarochirí (Peru : Province) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0822333791 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822333902 (paper : alk. paper)