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Title Mining and quarrying in the ancient Andes : sociopolitical, economic, and symbolic dimensions / Nicholas Tripcevich, Kevin J. Vaughn, editors
Imprint New York : Springer, c2013
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  TN638 M665 2013    DUE 01-31-21    30530001225929
Descript xiv, 353 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm
Series Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology, 1568-2722
Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology
Note Includes bibliographical references
An introduction to mining and quarrying in the ancient Andes : sociopolitical, economic and symbolic dimensions / Kevin J. Vaughn and Nicholas Tripcevich -- Archaeological approaches to obsidian quarries : investigations at the Quispisisa source / Nicholas Tripcevich and Daniel A. Contreras -- Variation in Inca building stone quarry operations in Peru and Ecuador / Dennis Ogburn -- Building Taypikala : telluric transformations in the lithic production of Tiwanaku / John Wayne Janusek, Patrick Ryan Williams, Mark Golitko, and Carlos Lémuz Aguirre -- Arcillas and alfareros : clay and temper mining practices in the Lake Titicaca Basin / Andrew Roddick and Elizabeth Klarich -- The Huarhua rock salt mine : archaeological implications of modern extraction practices / Justin Jennings, Félix Palacios, Nicholas Tripcevich, and Willy Yépez Álvarez -- Hunter-gatherer-fisher mining during the archaic period in coastal northern Chile / Diego Salazar, Hernán Salinas, Jean Louis Guendon, Donald Jackson, and Valentina Figueroa -- The organization of mining in Nasca during the early intermediate period : recent evidence from Mina Primavera / Kevin J. Vaughn, Hendrik Van Gijseghem, Verity H. Whalen, Jelmer W. Eerkens, and Moises Linares Grados -- Mining under Inca rule in north-central Chile : the Los Infieles mining complex / Gabriel E. Cantarutti -- Amalgamation and small-scale gold mining in the ancient Andes / William E. Brooks, Gabriela Schwörbel, and Luis Enrique Castillo -- Silver mines of the northern Lake Titicaca Basin / Carol A. Schultze -- Mining, commensal politics, and ritual under Inca rule in Atacama, northern Chile / Diego Salazar, César Borie, and Camila Oñate -- Economic, social, and ritual aspects of copper mining in ancient Peru : an upper Ica Valley case study / Hendrik Van Gijseghem, Kevin J. Vaughn, Verity H. Whalen, Moises Linares Grados, and Jorge Olano Canales -- Mining archaeology in the Nasca and Palpa region, south coast of Peru / Markus Reindel, Thomas R. Stöllner, and Benedikt Gräfingholt -- Some thoughts on mining and quarrying in the ancient Andes / Richard L. Burger -- Discussion : Mineral resources and prehispanic mining / Izumi Shimada
Subject Mines and mineral resources, Prehistoric -- Andes Region
Quarries and quarrying, Prehistoric -- Andes Region
Mines and mineral resources -- Andes Region -- History -- To 1500
Quarries and quarrying -- Andes Region -- History -- To 1500
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Economic conditions
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Social conditions
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Antiquities
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Andes Region
Andes Region -- Economic conditions
Andes Region -- Social conditions
Andes Region -- Antiquities
Alt Author Tripcevich, Nicholas
Vaughn, Kevin J
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