Assignment 3

Assignment 3 - Pots, Politics, and Power critique focusing...

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Pots, Politics, and Power critique focusing in issues C.2 and C.5 Jean Sebastien Pourcelot It often occurs that when authors are trying to force certain evidence to match with a set conclusion that general assumptions are turned to in order for them fit with the argument. However these assumptions are not necessarily accurate thus the arguments are based in a false notion and expose the lack of evidence that support these interpretations. Most of the article’s interpretation of Huari lifestyle is based on the Inca’s lifestyle since there is an absence of evidence in the aspect of large patio plazas use. Using this inferred data, the authors conclude that the “Inca nobility sponsored feasts [which were] in order to fulfill their obligations of reciprocity to corvee labourers as well as other administrative elite and dignitaries rendered by the state” (Cook and Glowacki: 183) was similar with the feasting occurring in Huari patios. However, just because some artefacts or architecture resemble in both cultures it does not want to
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