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Besom, Thomas, 1960-
Of summits and sacrifice : an ethnohistoric study of Inka religious practices / Thomas Besom
1st ed
Austin : University of Texas Press, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  F3429.3.R58 B47 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Incas -- Rites and ceremonies
Incas -- Antiquities
Human sacrifice -- Peru
Mountains -- Religious aspects
Subject Peru -- Antiquities
Physical Description xii, 230 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-223) and index
Contents Ethnohistory and the Inkas -- Qhapaq Hucha sacrifice -- Other types of sacrifice -- Mountain worship -- Mountain offerings -- Reasons for worshipping mountains -- Material correlates of mountain worship -- Conclusions

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