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Title Latin American indigenous warfare and ritual violence / edited by Richard J. Chacon and Ruben G. Mendoza.

Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  980.00498 L349 2007    ---  Available
Description ix, 293 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-282) and index.
Contents Status rivalry and warfare in the development and collapse of classic Maya civilization / Matt O'Mansky, Arthur A. Demarest -- Aztec militarism and blood sacrifice : the archaeology and ideology of ritual violence / Ruben G. Mendoza -- Territorial expansion and primary state formation in Oaxaca, Mexico / Charles S. Spencer -- Images of violence in Mesoamerican mural art / Donald McVicker -- Circum-Caribbean chiefly warfare / Elsa M. Redmond -- Conflict and conquest in pre-Hispanic Andean South America : archaeological evidence from northern coastal Peru / John W. Verano -- The Inti Raymi Festival among the Cotacachi and Otavalo of highland Ecuador : blood for the earth / Richard J. Chacon, Yamilette Chacon, Angel Guandinango -- Upper Amazonian warfare / Stephen Beckerman, James Yost -- Complexity and causality in Tupinamba warfare / William Balee -- Hunter-gatherers' aboriginal warfare in western Chaco / Marcela Mendoza -- The struggle for social life in Fuego-Patagonia / Alfredo Prieto, Rodrigo Cardenas -- Ethical considerations and conclusions regarding indigenous warfare and ritual violence in Latin America / Richard J. Chacon, Ruben G. Mendoza.
Subject Indians -- Warfare.
Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Violence -- Latin America.
Human sacrifice -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Territorial expansion.
Social archaeology -- Latin America.
Violence in art.
Latin America -- Antiquities.
Added Author Chacon, Richard J., 1959-
Mendoza, Ruben G.
ISBN 0816525277 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780816525270 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000041092256
IG# 9780816525270
NZ1 11131580

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