Izumi Shimada

Izumi Shimada is Distinguished University Scholar and Professor of Anthropology at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He has authored or edited over 200 publications, including Pampa Grande and the Mochica Culture and Craft Production in Complex Societies, and has received awards and honors from the governments of, and other institutions in, both Japan and Peru.
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Living with the Dead

The University of Arizona Press

This useful volume offers new insights into the many ways in which the dead and the living interacted in prehistoric and historic Mesoamerica. Here well-known scholars offer synergistic insights by employing historical sources, comparative art history, anthropology, and sociology, as well as archeology and anthropology. Together they uncover surprising commonalities across Mesoamerican cultures.

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Living with the Dead in the Andes

The University of Arizona Press

Living with the Dead in the Andes provides new data and insights informed by general anthropological theory; the extensive bibliography alone is an important contribution. Scholars working with Andean mortuary practices (and prehistory generally) will be citing these chapters for years.

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The Inka Empire

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Edited by Izumi Shimada
University of Texas Press
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