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Author Gänger, Stefanie, author
Title Relics of the past : the collecting and study of pre-Columbian antiquities in Peru and Chile, 1837-1911 / Stefanie Gänger
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  F3069 G197 2014    AVAILABLE    30530001191733
Edition First edition
Descript xiii, 311 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Oxford studies in the history of archaeology
Oxford studies in the history of archaeology
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: Antiquities in Peru and Chile ; Collecting and studying antiquities ; The spaces of collecting ; Writing histories of archaeology ; Through the lives of objects -- 1. The mascapayacha : collections of Incan antiquities in Cuzco. Incan material culture under Spanish rule ; Collections, salons, and learned societies ; Commodities on sale -- 2. The khipu : antiquarianism and archaeology in Lima. Khipus and communication in the Andes ; Antiquarianism, antiquities collecting, and archaeology ; A khipu on the market -- 3. Pascual Coña : collecting and colonization in Araucanía. The free territories of Araucanía ; Collecting Araucanian antiquities ; The last of their kind -- 4. The Valdivia jug : archaeology over the War of the Pacific. An Incan civilization for South Americans ; Antiquities collecting, archaeology, and national ancestry -- Conclusion : Relics of the past
Subject Archaeology -- Chile -- History
Archaeology -- Peru -- History
Indians of South America -- Chile -- Antiquities
Indians of South America -- Peru -- Antiquities
Collectors and collecting -- Chile -- History
Collectors and collecting -- Peru -- History
Antiquarians -- Chile -- History
Antiquarians -- Peru -- History
Peru -- Antiquities
Chile -- Antiquities
Antiquities -- History
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