Author Urton, Gary
Title Signs of the Inka Khipu : Binary Coding in the Andean Knotted-String Records
Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER 1: Memory, Writing, and Record Keeping in the Inka Empire -- CHAPTER 2: Theory and Methods in the Study of Khipu Binary Coding -- CHAPTER 3: The Physical Components of Khipu Binary Coding -- CHAPTER 4: The Linguistic Components of Khipu Binary Coding -- CHAPTER 5: Khipu Sign Capacity and Code Conversion -- CHAPTER 6: Sign Theory, Markedness, and Parallelism in the Khipu Information System -- CHAPTER 7: Conclusions -- APPENDIX: Tabular Description of Khipu UR19 from Chachapoyas -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Link Print version: Urton, Gary Signs of the Inka Khipu : Binary Coding in the Andean Knotted-String Records Austin : University of Texas Press,c2003 9780292785397
Subject Quipu.;Incas -- Communication.;Binary system (Mathematics)
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