Andean Archaeology

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This book provides an introduction to one of the most fascinating and well-known centers of ancient civilization.

* Explores the rise of civilization in the Central Andes from the time of the region's earliest inhabitants to the emergence of the Inca state many thousands of years later.
* Comprised of 13 newly commissioned chapters written by leading archaeologists representing current thinking in the field.
* Presents the central debates in contemporary Inca and Andean archaeology.
* Progresses chronologically and culturally to reveal the processes by which multiple Andean societies became increasingly complex.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages360
ISBN (Print)978-0-631-23401-2
StatePublished - May 2004

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    Silverman, H. I. (Ed.) (2004). Andean Archaeology. Wiley-Blackwell.