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Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393177
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9317-7
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9703-8
Published: 30 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393177-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9317-7
Book Chapter

By Carolyn J Dean
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397038-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9703-8
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397038-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9703-8
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397038-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9703-8
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397038-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9703-8
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... considered the lake to be the “navel of the world” and a site of tremendous spiritual and political power. The Inka themselves sought to lay claim to the symbolic prestige of the lake region. As they grew from being simply one more local ethnic federation into an expansive imperial force in the southern...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The valley of Cochabamba was perhaps the richest agricultural region in the highland Andes before the Spanish conquest. One of the most revealing sources for understanding Inka systems of territorial control and demographic relocation comes from a legal dispute in 1556 between the caciques and...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... For more than a century, Inka territory spread far beyond its home base in Cuzco, reaching north and south along the mountain chain of the Andes. As Pedro Cieza de León’s chronicle attests, the Inka combined military might with symbolic and material enticements to win over the regional Aymara...
Published: 08 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386179-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8617-9
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Andean space was profoundly transformed by the waves of colonization organized by successive Inka sovereigns. Inka state coordination involved intensive grain production and the redistribution of surpluses, new territorial administration, and the massive movement of people, known as mitmaqkuna...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...,” and can be read as a myth of conquest corresponding to the political expansion of the Inka in the southern Andes in the fifteenth century. The material remains of these earlier societies are evident, as the story notes, in the pre-Inka tombs (chullpares) scattered about the altiplano. The small...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In the aftermath of the Spanish conquest, the hereditary lords, or mallkus , of the Aymara-speaking Qaraqara-Charka federations appealed to the Spanish Crown to recognize their claims to special benefits and privileges, arguing that they had enjoyed favor under the Inka and that the Spanish...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Spanish forces more vulnerable than we might have thought. For those who participated in the battles, the outcome was by no means predictable. Among the features that stand out in this account are the size and strength of the indigenous resistance that combined local ethnic mobilization with Inka military...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... For more than a century, Inka territory spread far beyond its home base in Cuzco, reaching north and south along the mountain chain of the Andes. As Pedro Cieza de León’s chronicle attests, the Inka combined military might with symbolic and material enticements to win over the regional...
Book Chapter

By Carolyn J Dean
Published: 30 September 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9317-7
Published: 30 September 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9317-7
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... considered the lake to be the “navel of the world” and a site of tremendous spiritual and political power. The Inka themselves sought to lay claim to the symbolic prestige of the lake region. As they grew from being simply one more local ethnic federation into an expansive imperial force in the southern...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Felipe IV. Going back well beyond the Spanish conquest to that of the Inka, he presumed an unbroken continuity in his lineage’s loyalty to the state. In this royal decree, the king recognized the family’s ancient Indian nobility as well as its early conversion to Spanish cultural norms (“being among the...