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The Tiwanaku : portrait of an Andean civilization

Author: Alan Kolata
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 1993
Series: Peoples of America
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is an exploration of 3000 years of Tiwanakan history, from the first appearance of their settlement around the shores of Lake Titicaca to their contemporary descendants in the Andes. The  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Kolata
ISBN: 1557861838 9781557861832
OCLC Number: 470107296
Description: xvii, 317 s. : illustrations, kort
Contents: Acknowledgements. 1. The Myth of Tiwanaku. 2. The Sources. 3. The Natural and Social Setting. 4. Tiwanaku Emergence. 5. Taypikala: The City at the Center. 6. Metropole and Hinterland. 7. The Empire Expands. 8. The Decline and Fall of Tiwanaku. Bibliography.
Series Title: Peoples of America


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"A useful textbook covering a range of relevant topics, amply and well illustrated." British Bulletin of Publications

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