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Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Edited by Paul Heggarty [[missing key: and]] David Beresford-Jones

Published by British Academy

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780197265031
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754142 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.001.0001

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Archaeology and Language in the Andes

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Accounting for the Spread of Quechua and Aymara between Cuzco and Lake Titicaca

BILL SILLAR.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 10296 words.

This chapter explores broad social changes that may account for how Quechua and Aymara entered the Lake Titicaca and Cuzco regions so that they eventually replaced all other native...

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Archaeology and Language in the Andes: Some General Models of Change

COLIN RENFREW.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 5248 words.

This chapter discusses the role of general models for language change and considers four such classes of model. The farming/language dispersal model is a frequent case for language...

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Broadening Our Horizons: Towards an Interdisciplinary Prehistory of the Andes

DAVID BERESFORD-JONES and PAUL HEGGARTY.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 11888 words.

This chapter proposes a new and more coherent interdisciplinary prehistory of the Andes, based firstly on a long overdue re-examination of the relationships between the various regional...

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Cajamarca Quechua and the Expansion of the Huari State

WILLEM F. H. ADELAAR.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 9332 words.

This chapter defends the hypothesis that Quechua was brought to Cajamarca during the final expansion of the Huari state (ad 800–900). It offers an alternative for the traditional view that...

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Central Andean Language Expansion and the Chavín Sphere of Interaction

RICHARD L. BURGER.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 12375 words.

This chapter explores the possibility that the development of the Chavín Horizon may have stimulated the expansion of one of the major central Andean language families, particularly Aymara,...

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Conclusion: A Cross-Disciplinary Prehistory for the Andes? Surveying the State of the Art

PAUL HEGGARTY and DAVID BERESFORD-JONES.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 12682 words.

This chapter sums up the new state of the cross-disciplinary art in Andean prehistory, as collectively represented by the foregoing chapters. Progress and new perspectives are explored...

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The First Millennium <span class="smallCaps">ad</span> in North-Central Peru: Critical Perspectives on a Linguistic Prehistory

GEORGE F. LAU.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 13355 words.

This chapter reviews archaeological evidence for culture change during the first millennium ad in north-central Peru, and its implications for the spread of language(s). Important...

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The Herder–Cultivator Relationship as a Paradigm for Archaeological Origins, Linguistic Dispersals, and the Evolution of Record-Keeping in the Andes

GARY URTON.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 9997 words.

This chapter explores an alternative proposal for the linguistic impact of Wari expansion: that it could in fact have been two-fold, dispersing both Quechua and Aymara simultaneously. To...

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How did Quechua Reach Ecuador?

ANNE MARIE HOCQUENGHEM.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 11233 words.

The question of the antiquity of Quechua in Ecuador and how it arrived there remains a matter of debate among linguists. This chapter attempts, from an ethnohistorical and archaeological...

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Indicators of Possible Driving Forces for the Spread of Quechua and Aymara Reflected in the Archaeology of Cuzco

GORDON F. McEWAN.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 7588 words.

Linguistic studies have shown that the traditional idea that the expansion of the Inca Empire was the driving force behind the spread of all Quechua cannot be correct. Across much of its...

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