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By Jerry D. Moore

ISBN-10: 160732332X

ISBN-13: 9781607323327

A Prehistory of South America is an summary of the traditional and ancient local cultures of the full continent of South the US in response to the latest archaeological investigations. This accessible, essentially written textual content is designed to interact undergraduate and starting graduate scholars in anthropology.


For greater than 12,000 years, South American cultures ranged from cellular hunters and gatherers to rulers and citizens of big towns. within the procedure, local South American societies made developments in agriculture and financial structures and created nice works of art—in pottery, textiles, invaluable metals, and stone—that nonetheless awe the fashionable eye. geared up in large chronological classes, A Prehistory of South America explores those assorted human achievements, emphasizing the various diversifications of peoples from a continent-wide point of view. Moore examines the archaeologies of societies throughout South the USA, from the arid deserts of the Pacific coast and the frigid Andean highlands to the humid lowlands of the Amazon Basin and the fjords of Patagonia and beyond.


Illustrated in complete colour and appropriate for an informed basic reader drawn to the Precolumbian peoples of South the USA, A Prehistory of South America is a protracted past due addition to the literature on South American archaeology. 

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