Beyond the Nasca lines : ancient life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Beyond the Nasca lines : ancient life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

Author: Christina A Conlee
Publisher: Gainesville ; Tallahassee ; Tampa : University Press of Florida, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Une source inconnue indique : "This book focuses on the site La Tiza, the longest continuously occupied site in the Wari Empire, and therefore provides invaluable insights into the rise and fall of the Wari state."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina A Conlee
ISBN: 9780813062020 0813062020
OCLC Number: 974642866
Description: 1 v. (XIII-294 p.) : illustrations, cartes, couv. illustrations en coul. ; 25 cm
Contents: Ancient society in Nasca: an introduction --
The dynamics of complex societies --
Life in the Nasca Desert --
Earliest inhabitants: the beginnings of complexity --
Farmers in the desert: the development of complexity --
The Nasca culture: civilization in the desert --
The middle horizon: imperial entanglement and collapse --
Local resurgence: the regeneration of complexity --
The rise and fall of complex societies in Nasca.
Responsibility: Christina A. Conlee.

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Inhabited for over 5000 years before European colonization, the site of La Tiza in Peru's Nasca Desert provides an unprecedented opportunity to examine the dynamics of ancient complex societies. This  Read more...

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