Geoffrey Conrad
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Boston, Massachusetts
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :

Bachelors degree in anthropology in 1969

Ph.D in anthropology from Harvard University in 1974.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • His work intense on Central Andean archaeology in Southern Peru, in the Department of Moquegua.
  • It is dated some five hundred years before Spanish invasion.
  • Not only has he been excavating sites, but he has also been examining other sites as well.
  • The process he has been using has been the contrast between the written records at the time of Spanish occupation with archaeological data that has been improved (in some cases the data contradicts the written records).
  • His attention was the role that religious beliefs play in cultural development.
  • However, lately he has focused his work on the study of how architecture and written records could donate to our understanding of a group of people's social organization, political institutions and i source:Geoffrey Conrad

Bibliography  :
Religion and Empire: The Dynamics of Aztec and Inca Expansionism (New Studies in Archaeology)