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- DescriptionPropitiating the supernatural forces that could grant bountiful crops or wipe out whole villages through natural disasters was a sacred duty in ancient Peruvian societies. This book examines the evidence for ancient Peruvian sacrificial offerings of human beings and animals, as well as the cultural contexts in which the offerings occurred.
- Author BiographyElizabeth P. Benson is a Research Associate of the Institute of Andean Studies, Berkeley. Anita G. Cook is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Catholic University of America.
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication15/07/2001
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Note66 halftones, 47 line drawings, 3 maps, 2 charts
- Weight652 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byAnita G. Cook,Elizabeth P. Benson
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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