TITLE

Counting knots the Inca way

AUTHOR(S)
Laliberte, Michelle
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Calliope;Mar2000, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the Incas' use of `quipu,' or knots to record history. Description of the quipu; Combination of knots that gave a picture of the Inca Empire; Uniqueness of each quipu; System of representing numbers.
ACCESSION #
2828728

 

Related Articles

  • Old Cricket says.  // Cricket;Sep2014, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p48 

    The article offers information on Inca Empire which was centered around Andes mountains of Peru in Western South America and discusses quipus which was a system of knotted strings used as recording devices in the region.

  • Front Cover.  // Quipu (9781556592263);1/ 1/2005, preceding p5 

    A cover page of the book "Quipu," by Arthur Sze is presented.

  • acknowledgments.  // Quipu (9781556592263);1/ 1/2005, preceding p5 

    People who the author would like to thank for their assistance in the creation of the book "Quipu" are mentioned.

  • Contents.  // Quipu (9781556592263);1/ 1/2005, preceding p5 

    The table of contents for the book "Quipu" is presented.

  • Notes.  // Quipu (9781556592263);1/ 1/2005, p99 

    References for the poems published in the book "Quipu" are presented.

  • Back Cover.  // Quipu (9781556592263);1/ 1/2005, following p101 

    A back cover of the book "Quipu," by Arthur Sze is presented which includes praise for the author and his poems.

  • Project and Report Ideas. Hernandez, Roger // South America: Facts & Figures;2003, p54 

    This article presents project and report ideas about South America. Make a map of modern South America showing the boundaries of each country. Draw in the major regions outlined in the Geography section: Andes, Amazon Basin, Guiana Highlands, Orinoco Basin, Río de la Plata complex, Brazilian...

  • Quipu. St. John, Janet // Booklist;9/1/2005, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p45 

    Reviews the book “Quipu,” by Arthur Sze.

  • Quipu. Sze, Arthur // Quipu (9781556592263);1/ 1/2005, p27 

    The poem "Quipu," by Arthur Sze is presented. First Line: I try to see a bald eagle nest in a Douglas fir; Last Line: of seconds where heat shimmered and vanished into air.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics