Rowe, John Howland, 1918-. Inca culture at the time of the Spanish conquest

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Inca culture at the time of the Spanish conquest

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 2. The Andean civilizations

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 2. The Andean civilizations Washington: U.S. G.P.O.. 1946. 183-330 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication John Howland Rowe

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Inka (SE13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Traditional history (173); Historical reconstruction (174); Tillage (241); Woven and other interworked fabrics (286); Normal garb (291); Ornament (301); Masonry (333); Architecture (341); Settlement patterns (361); Real property (423); Highways and bridges (491); Chief executive (643); Taxation and public income (651); Mythology (773); Spirits and gods (776); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Revelation and divination (787); Organized ceremonial (796); Weights and measures (804); Ordering of time (805);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article from the Handbook of South American Indians is a systematic account of the Inka culture as it is possible to be reconstructed from archaeological remains and contemporary written records. There is information on population, tribal distribution, territorial organization, government administration, agriculture and animal husbandry, housing and architecture, communication and transportation, highways and bridges, clothing and ornaments, food and drinks, handicrafts, social stratification, warfare, life cycle, religion, medicine, mythology, literature, art, and science. Due to the limitations imposed by the nature of the source materials, some of the descriptive accounts are rather fragmentary.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. se13-001

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert Lee ; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1200-1600

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Peru

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Incas


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