Landscapes under Chachapoya and Inca presence in the Chachapoya region.

Author(s): Inge Schjellerup

Year: 2015


The Chachapoya and the Incas had different perceptions of the landscape concerning settlement, agriculture and communication and each of them transformed the olriginal landscape into a cultural landscape with the construction of monumental architecture and enormous investment in agricultural intensification in the form of various types of terraces. The objective is to illustrate how historical sources and archaeological investigations together contribute to the understanding of the nature and impacts of Chachapoya and Inca control on the eastern slopes of the nortehrn Andes of Peru.

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Landscapes under Chachapoya and Inca presence in the Chachapoya region.. Inge Schjellerup. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 395964)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -93.691; min lat: -56.945 ; max long: -31.113; max lat: 18.48 ;