Table of contents for Palaces and power in the Americas : from Peru to the northwest coast / edited by Jessica Joyce Christie and Patricia Joan Sarro.

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Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments
Note on Orthography
Introduction
	Jessica Joyce Christie
Part 1. Identification of Palaces
1. Looking for Moche Palaces in the Elite Residences of the Huacas of Moche Site
	Claude Chapdelaine
2. Landscape of Power: A Network of Palaces in Middle Horizon Peru
	William H. Isbell
3. Lords of the Great House: Pueblo Bonito as a Palace
	Stephen H. Lekson
Part 2. Palaces as Active Stage Sets of Political Ideology
4. Sacred and Profane Mountains of the Pasión: Contrasting Architectural Paths to Power
	Arthur A. Demarest
5. Political Dimensions of Monumental Residences on the Northwest Coast of North America
	Colin Grier
6. Rising Above: The Elite Acropolis of El Tajín
	Patricia Joan Sarro
Part 3. Correspondences between Material Aspects of Elite Residences and Social Status
7. The Residence of Power at Paso de la Amada, Mexico
	Michael Blake, Richard G. Lesure, Warren D. Hill, Luis Barba, and John E. Clark
8. When Is a House a Palace? Elite Residences in the Valley of Oaxaca
	Sarah B. Barber and Arthur A. Joyce
9. Rulership and Palaces at Teotihuacan
	William T. Sanders and Susan Toby Evans
10. Antecedents of the Aztec Palace: Palaces and Political Power in Classic and Postclassic Mexico
	Susan Toby Evans
Part 4. Comparison of Palaces across Cultures
11. Elite Residences at Farf n: A Comparison of the Chimú and Inka Occupations
	Carol Mackey
12. Houses of Political Power among the Ancient Maya and Inka
	Jessica Joyce Christie
Conclusions
	William T. Sanders
Contributors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Indian architecture -- Congresses.
Indians -- Politics and government -- Congresses.
Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Congresses.
Chiefdoms -- America -- Congresses.
Power (Social sciences) -- Congresses.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Congresses.