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Hispanic American Historical Review (1967) 47 (1): 138.
Published: 01 February 1967
...Edward P. Lanning Masks, Mummies, and Magicians. A Voyage of Exploration in Pre-Inca Peru . By Simone and Waisbard Roger . Translated by Russell Patricia . New York , 1966 . Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers . Illustrations. Glossary . Pp. 176 . $5.95 . Copyright 1967...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 May 2013
... argues, an incomplete and hybrid one. On the mountain, for example, there remains a largely strict labor hierarchy that privileges male guides over female base camp workers. Mendocinos and foreigners alike celebrate the Inca- era mummy found on the mountain as evidence of the mountain’s indigenous past...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (4): 663–664.
Published: 01 November 1964
.... Only the status of Francisco Pizarro, whose mummy exists at Lima, has resisted doubt and controversy. Certainly not the least of such enigmas, but easily among the least known, is the unresolved fate of the bones of Dr. José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, one of Paraguay’s founding fathers and its...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (2): 336–338.
Published: 01 May 1989
.... Salomon discusses the use of ancestor cults as a method of resisting tribute collection and Christianity in the village of Andagua, Peru. The local cult leader was a merchant-priest who maintained a shrine of ancestor mummies worshipped by the villagers. He urged them to withhold tribute payments in part...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 789–790.
Published: 01 November 1996
... parallel rituals, maintenance of malquis (ancestral mummies), and sacred spaces and objects (huacas). What he portrays, really, is what one might call the interfoliation of Andean and Christian elements—to the scandal of official Spanish policy and churchmen but, in the eyes of the Andean natives...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (2): 339–340.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and was forced to live in Chinchero under house arrest for the rest of his life tending to his father's mummy, which was treated as the still living emperor in typical Inca fashion. During the Spanish colonial period, she finds, many aspects of Inca architecture survived, but often in a creative, experimental...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 February 1985
... effort and as a mechanism for establishing relative status within the group; and of the role of the wak’as (“deities”) and the mummies of ancestors, regarded as “the overseers of group norms and behavior,” in ensuring the solidarity of “this nested structure of communities” (p. 53). Spalding makes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (2): 327–329.
Published: 01 May 2022
... for the nonspecialist. While the Spanish did not adopt featherwork in the Andes, they did embrace Indigenous tapestry there. The Incas wove fine q'umpi ( cumbi ) cloth made of native camelid wool and cotton, worn by royal elites and used as wrappings for mummies. The Spanish employed it to cover altars, walls...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 2016
...), or thing (statue, image, mummy) capable of acting, speaking, moving, and generally influencing daily life for good or evil. Recurring themes in the different contributions include wak'as' capricious and ambiguous natures; their power to transform, personify, resuscitate, metamorphose, create, recreate...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2017) 97 (4): 719–721.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and much, much more. In the midst of reading this, I sent notes to about a dozen people alerting them to Witt's passages on topics ranging from Andean mummies in Denmark to the 1876 census. (I'll admit that I became particularly intrigued when reading about “Mrs. Walker's Hotel” in Lima in the 1820s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2024
... the mummies found inside the convents, and delved into the financial-spiritual ordeals of the expelled nuns, among other topics. 17 It was not uncommon to translate foreign feuilletons such as J. de Bentzon's, published in Mexico under the title Un mes en un convento , or to publish historical surveys...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (3): 417–448.
Published: 01 August 2005
... to replace their traditional reliance on ancestor mummies ( mallquis ), sacred places and objects ( huacas ), and ritual specialists with appeals to the saints. I will then draw on a very different kind of edifying literature, one meant for Lima’s urban audience. In it, two of the extirpators...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and modern khipus. For example, a khipu from a Peruvian mummy acquired by the Italian researcher Ernesto Mazzei contains tufts of raw vicuña fiber tied to the pendants. 34 The Rapaz khipus of central Peru include raw wool, leather tags, and even cloth figurines. 35 A khipu made in the village...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of a plague hospital, Hospital Santo Toribio, near Hospital San Lázaro in 1589. 91 Elites believed that the strategic hospital placement managed airs to their benefit. 92 Perhaps the strangest miasma intervention pertained to cotton fabrics buried or stored with Andean mummies. Allegedly, certain...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (3): 439–469.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Daniel Riquelme, a journalist for the Valparaíso El Heraldo , described Chinese in Pisco as ghostly skeletons and grotesque mummies, “extravagances of Nature laughing at the human species.” 23 Chilean claims about Chinese violence were partly a cover for Chile's own loot-and-burn policies...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (3): 391–421.
Published: 01 August 2023
... to the maidservants ( criadas ) who served them. He described the most senior and noble as performing a respected ceremonial role in the Sun temples found across the Inca empire and serving the mummies of deceased Inca rulers in public ceremonies. Although Las Casas referred to both Aztec and Inca cloistered women...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (1): 107–141.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., Buddhist monks began climbing Japan’s Mount Fuji in the sixth century, Incas placed mummies atop Andean peaks, and religious pilgrims have flocked to Cusco’s Mount Ausangate for centuries. 17 Science and exploration have also motivated climbers to ascend peaks. Cortés sent groups to the summit...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 February 2008
... local indigenous economies in order to revise encomienda tribute levels, then serving as district governor of Cuzco, where his study of preconquest shrines was useful in suppressing indigenous religion. (He also brought to light the hidden mummies of several Inca kings.) The best way to control Andean...
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