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Witnessing the In-visibility of Inca Architecture in Colonial Peru
chinchero, Peru, january 9, 1999 I had awoken that morning full of excitement and anticipation. As I ate breakfast with Simeona and her children in the warm adobe kitchen, I could not wait to beginExpand
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At Home with the Sapa Inca: Architecture, Space, and Legacy at Chinchero
What emerges are the subtle, often sophisticated ways in which the Inca manipulated space and architecture in order to impose their authority, identity, and agenda. The remains of grand buildings, asExpand
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The Stones of Tiahuanaco: A Study of Architecture and Construction
The world's most artful and skillful stone architecture is found at Tiahuanaco at the southern end of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. The precision of the stone masonry rivals that of the Incas to theExpand
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Localizing Sacredness, Difference, and Yachacuscamcani in a Colonial Andean Painting
In 1693 the indigenous artist Francisco Chivantito completed the Virgin of Montserrat, devoted to the titular saint of the church in Chinchero, Peru. Illustrating an Iberian holy image and landscape,Expand
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On Reconstructing Tiwanaku Architecture
The site of Tiwanaku is thought of as the center of a civilization of the same name that exerted its influence over the southern Andean region from around 300 B. C. when it emerged to about A. D.Expand
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The Gateways of Tiwanaku
Architecture, to state the obvious, is a social act—social both in method and purpose. It is the outcome of teamwork; and it is there to be made use of by groups of people, groups as small as theExpand
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Who Taught the Inca Stonemasons Their Skills? A Comparison of Tiahuanaco and Inca Cut-Stone Masonry
At Tiahuanaco, on the southern rim of Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, visitors encounter enormous stone slabs and carved building blocks dressed with astonishing skill. The stones are the visible remains ofExpand
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The Brazilianization of Brasilia
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Landscape, Space, and Colonization: Re-examining Spanish Portrayals of Place in the Andes
A review of Heidi V. Scott's Contested Territory: Mapping Peru in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.