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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||360|
|State||Published - May 2004|
|Name||Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology|