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Author Tantaleán, Henry
Title Peruvian Archaeology : A Critical History
Imprint Walnut Creek : Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Introduction: The Crisscrossed Past -- Chapter 1. The Beginnings of Archaeology in Peru -- Chapter 2. The Foundation (Western) of Peruvian Archaeology: Max Uhle and Cultural Evolutionism -- Chapter 3. Archaeology and Nationalism in the 1920s: Julio C. Tello and Peruvian Culture -- Chapter 4. Indigenismo in the Ancient Capital of the Incas: The Cusqueño Period of Luis Valcárcel -- Chapter 5. North American Influence in the 1940s: Rafael Larco Hoyle and the Virú Project -- Chapter 6. New Horizons in Peruvian Archaeology: John H. Rowe and the Berkeley School -- Chapter 7. Ethnohistory and Archaeology in the 1960s: John Murra's Influence in Peru -- Chapter 8. Archaeology as Social Science: From Gordon Childe to Luis Lumbreras -- Chapter 9. Processualist Archaeology in Peru: Emergence and Development -- Chapter 10. Archaeology in 1990s Peru: A View from Lima -- Chapter 11. Peruvian Archaeology at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century: Boom and Bust -- Conclusion: New Horizons for Peruvian Archaeology in a Globalized World -- Notes -- References -- Index -- About the Author
This book offers a unique, critical perspective on the history of Peruvian archaeology by a native scholar. Leading Peruvian archaeologist Henry Tantaleán illuminates the cultural legacy of colonialism beginning with "founding father" Max Uhle and traces key developments to the present. These include the growth of Peruvian institutions; major figures from Tello and Valcárcel to Larco, Rowe, and Murra; war, political upheaval, and Peruvian regimes; developments in archaeological and social science theory as they impacted Andean archaeology; and modern concerns such as heritage, neoliberalism, and privatization. This post-colonial perspective on research and its sociopolitical context is an essential contribution to Andean archaeology and the growing international dialogue on the history of archaeology
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Tantaleán, Henry Peruvian Archaeology : A Critical History Walnut Creek : Taylor & Francis Group,c2014 9781611329919
Subject Archaeology -- Peru -- History.;Excavations (Archaeology) -- Peru -- History.;Archaeological expeditions -- Peru -- History
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Alt Author Stanish, Lloyd Cotsen Chair in Archaeology and Director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Charles
Stanish, Lloyd Cotsen Chair in Archaeology and Director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Charles
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