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Author Stanish, Charles, 1956-

Title Ancient Titicaca : the Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (380 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Contents Figures; Maps; Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Ancient Collasuyu; 2. The Evolution of Political Economies; 3. The Geography and Paleoecology of the Titicaca Basin; 4. The Ethnography and Ethnohistory of the Titicaca Basin; 5. The History of Archaeological Research in the Titicaca Basin; 6. The Origins and Elaboration of Rank in the Early and Middle Formative Periods; 7. The Rise of Competitive Peer Polities in the Upper Formative Period; 8. The First State of Tiwanaku; 9. The Rise of Complex Agro-Pastoral Societies in the Altiplano Period.
10. Conquest from Outside: The Inca Occupation of the Titicaca Basin11. The Evolution of Complex Society in the Titicaca Basin; Appendix: Selected Terms from the 1612 Aymara Dictionary of Ludovico Bertonio; Notes; References Cited; Index.
Summary One of the richest and most complex civilizations in ancient America evolved around Lake Titicaca in southern Peru and northern Bolivia. This work is a comprehensive synthesis of 4000 years of prehistory for the entire Titicaca region.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Indians of South America -- Titicaca, Lake, Region (Peru and Bolivia) -- Antiquities.
Tiwanaku culture.
Titicaca, Lake (Peru and Bolivia) -- Antiquities.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520928190 (electronic bk.)
0520928199 (electronic bk.)