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Handbook of South American archaeology

Author: Helaine Silverman; William Harris Isbell
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2008.
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The Handbook of South American Archaeology has been created as a major reference work for archaeologists working in South America, professors and their upper-division undergraduate and graduate students in South American archaeology courses including areal courses (Central Andes, North Andes, tropical lowlands), archaeologists working elsewhere in the world who want to learn about South American prehistory in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of South American archaeology.
New York : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2008920390
(OCoLC)181328084
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helaine Silverman; William Harris Isbell
ISBN: 9780387749075 0387749071
OCLC Number: 233972314
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 1191 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents: Continental introduction / Helaine Silverman --
Profiles in Pleistocene history / Tom D. Dillehay --
Chinchorro culture : pioneers of the coast of the Atacama Desert / Bernardo T. Arriaza [and others] --
Early occupations in the Southern Cone / Luis Alberto Borrero --
The process of sedentism in northwestern South America / J. Scott Raymond --
Central Andean environments / Daniel H. Sandweiss and James B. Richardson III --
Plant domestication and the shift to agriculture in the Andes / Deborah M. Pearsall --
Animal domestication in South America / Peter W. Stahl --
High elevation foraging societies / Mark S. Aldenderfer --
Early fishing societies in western South America / Daniel H. Sandweiss --
Amazonia : the historical ecology of a domesticated landscape/ Clark L. Erickson --
The archaeology of agriculture in ancient Amazonia / José R. Oliver --
Agricultural earthworks on the French Guiana coast / Stéphen Rostain --
The pampas and campos of South America / Gustavo Politis --
Pre-Columbian mound complexes in the Upano River Valley, lowland Ecuador / Ernesto Salazar --
The archaeology of the Guianas : an overview / Stéphen Rostain --
Barrancoid and arauquinoid mound builders in coastal Suriname / Aad H. Versteeg --
Sambaqui (shell mound) societies of coastal Brazil / Maria Dulce Gaspar [and others] --
The nonagricultural chiefdoms of Marajó Island / Denise Pahl Schaan --
Ecology, ceramic chronology and distribution, long-term history, and political change in the Amazonian floodplain / Eduardo Góes Neves --
Chiefdoms of southwestern Colombia / Robert D. Drennan --
Late pre-Hispanic chiefdoms of northern Colombia and the formation of anthropogenic landscapes / Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo --
The prehistory of Venezuela --
not necessarily an intermediate area / Rodrigo Navarrete --
The Ecuadorian formative / James A. Zeidler --
Early regional polities of coastal Ecuador / Maria A. Masucci --
Late pre-Hispanic polities of coastal Ecuador / Colin McEwan and Florencio Delgado-Espinoza --
Late pre-Hispanic chiefdoms of highland Ecuador / Tamara L. Bray --
The formative period in the Titicaca Basin / Christine A. Hastorf --
Paracas and Nasca : regional cultures on the south coast of Peru / Donald A. Proulx --
Social landscapes in pre-Inca northwestern Argentina / Juan B. Leoni and Félix A. Acuto --
Early cultural complexity on the coast of Peru / Shelia Pozorski and Thomas Pozorski --
Andean urbanism / Krzysztof Makowski --
The Tupi expansion / Francisco Silva Noelli --
Life on the move : bioarchaeological contributions to the study of migration and diaspora communities in the Andes / Tiffiny A. Tung --
Chavín de Huántar and its sphere of influence / Richard L. Burger --
The Mochicas / Luis Jaime Castillo Butters and Santiago Uceda Castillo --
Wari and Tiwanaku : international identities in the central Andean middle horizon / William H. Isbell --
Between horizons: diverse configurations of society and power in the late pre-Hispanic central Andes / Jalh Dulanto --
The Chimú empire / Jerry D. Moore and Carol J. Mackey --
The Inca empire / R. Alan Covey --
The Inca khipu : knotted-cord record keeping in the Andes / Gary Urton --
Experiencing Inca domination in northwestern Argentina and the southern Andes / Félix A. Acuto --
Inter-zonal relationships in Ecuador / Francisco Valdez --
Cultural boundaries and crossings : Ecuador and Peru / Jean Guffroy --
Chachapoyas : cultural development at an Andean cloud forest crossroads / Warren B. Church and Adriana von Hagen --
The Llanos de Mojos / John H. Walker --
Amazonian mosaics : identity, interaction, and integration in the tropical forest / Michael J. Heckenberger --
The archaeology of northern Chile / Mario A. Rivera --
Interaction and social fields in San Pedro de Atacama, northern Chile / Emily Stovel --
Prehistoric funeral practices in the Brazilian Amazon : the Maracá urns / Vera Guapindaia --
Ancestor images in the Andes / George F. Lau --
Trophy head-taking and human sacrifice in Andean South America / John W. Verano --
Archaeology, globalization and the nation : appropriating the past in Ecuador / O. Hugo Benavides --
Cultural heritage management in Peru : current and future challenges / Alvaro Higueras --
The Bennett monolith : archaeological patrimony and cultural restitution in Bolivia / Isabel Scarborough --
Modernity and politics in Colombian archaeology / Cristóbal Gnecco --
From the erasure to the rewriting of indigenous pasts : the troubled life of archaeology in Uruguay / Gustavo Verdesio --
Public archaeology and management of the Brazilian archaeological-cultural heritage / Rossano Lopes Bastos and Pedro Paulo A. Funari.
Other Titles: South American archaeology
Responsibility: edited by Helaine Silverman and William H. Isbell.
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