The various authors also move towards an archaeology, anthropology, or art history of visual expression that allows for an assessment of self-critical and reflexive developments on the part of the people who produced the artistic works under consideration. These visual worlds they created and continue to create make art in the Andes a fruitful and exciting field of study. Step into the Inca world by Philip Steele Book 6 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Step back in time and discover the treasures and secrets of the Inca world.
Inca world by Philip Steele Book 2 editions published between and in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Examines the ancient civilization of the Incas. Textiles, technical practice, and power in the Andes Book 3 editions published in in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide "This book explores the importance of textiles in Andean societies, past and present, as vital indicators of regional ideas about technique and technology, and the ways these interact with power relations, including gender and class relations.
The focus is on Andean textiles from a weaver's point of view, as living things which express a complex three-dimensional worldview through their structures, techniques and iconography. These ontological conceptions are traced through the various tasks and processes in the productive chain of textile making, and the manifold ways in which the ideas about a finished textile product refer back continually to these shared experiences in Andean societies.
Different thematic approaches examine how the material existence of textiles served, and still serves, as a record of technological knowledge, at the heart of human-centred efforts to integrate and coordinate diverse populations into socio-cultural and productive endeavours in common. Incas by Philip Steele Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Successors to the Chimu gold workers and the Tiwanaku lake people, the Incas ruled the most spectacular empire South America has ever seen.
The so-called Land of the Sun God was bright with treasure houses of precious metals, the most fabulous clothes and huge stone buildings. This title offers an introduction to South American history. Perth High Street archaeological excavation Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Textiles of the Andes by Penny Dransart Book 2 editions published in in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.
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