Table of contents for Latin American indigenous warfare and ritual violence / edited by Richard J. Chacon and Rubãaen G. Mendoza.

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	Acknowledgments
	Introduction
	Richard J. Chacon and Rubén G. Mendoza
1	Status Rivalry and Warfare in the Development and Collapse of 
Classic Maya Civilization
	Matt O'Mansky and Arthur A. Demarest
2	Aztec Militarism and Blood Sacrifice: The Archaeology and 
Ideology of Ritual Violence
	Rubén G. Mendoza
3	Territorial Expansion and Primary State Formation in Oaxaca, 
Mexico
	Charles S. Spencer
4	Images of Violence in Mesoamerican Mural Art
	Donald McVicker
5	Circum-Caribbean Chiefly Warfare
	Elsa M. Redmond
6	Conflict and Conquest in Pre-Hispanic Andean South America: 
Archaeological Evidence from Northern Coastal Peru
	John W. Verano
7	The Inti Raymi Festival among the Cotacachi and Otavalo of 
Highland Ecuador: Blood for the Earth
	Richard J. Chacon, Yamilette Chacon, and Angel Guandinango
8	Upper Amazonian Warfare
	Stephen Beckerman and James Yost
9	Complexity and Causality in Tupinamb  Warfare
	William Balée
10	Hunter-Gatherers' Aboriginal Warfare in Western Chaco
	Marcela Mendoza
11	The Struggle for Social Life in Fuego-Patagonia
	Alfredo Prieto and Rodrigo C rdenas
12	Ethical Considerations and Conclusions Regarding Indigenous 
Warfare and Ritual Violence in Latin America
	Richard J. Chacon and Rubén G. Mendoza
	References
	About the Contributors
	Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Indians -- Warfare.
Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Violence -- Latin America.
Human sacrifice -- Latin America.
Territorial expansion -- Latin America.
Social archaeology -- Latin America.
Violence in art.
Latin America -- Antiquities.