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Archaeology in Latin America / edited by Gustavo G. Politis and Benjamin Alberti.

By: Politis, Gustavo G
Contributor(s): Alberti, Benjamin, 1968- | Politis, Gustavo
Language: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1999.Description: xiv, 286p. : ill., maps, tables ; 25cm.ISBN: 0415221587Subject(s): Indians of South America -- Antiquities | Archaeology -- Latin America | Indians -- Antiquities | Latin America -- Antiquities
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Part 1, History and theory: the development of contemporary archaeology in Latin America. Brazilian archaeology / P.P.A. Funari; Some aspects of the French influence upon Uraguayan and Brazilian archaeology / J.M. López Mazz; Archaeology as a social science / I. Vargas Arenas, M. Sanoja; The archaeology of hunter-gatherers in South America / J.L. Lanata, L.A. Borrero; Part 2, Key issues. The emergence of complex urban societies in central Mexico: Teotihuacan / L. Manzanilla; The domestication of Andean camelids / Duccio Bonavia; Early modes of life of the indigenous population of northeastern Venezuela / M. Sanoja, I. Vargas Arenas; Tawantinsuyu: the frontiers of the Inca empire / R. Raffino, R. Stehberg; Part 3, New directions. The archaeological culture of San Augustin / C. Velandia; Changing perspectives in Amazonian archaeology / E.G. Neves; Pre-Columbian metallurgy and social change: Colombia / C.H. Langeback R.; Archaeology and historical multivocality / C. Gnecco.