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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 USA according to the newest archaeological investigations. This accessible, basically written textual content is designed to have interaction 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 mammoth towns. within the procedure, local South American societies made developments in agriculture and monetary structures and created nice works of art—in pottery, textiles, priceless metals, and stone—that nonetheless awe the fashionable eye. geared up in large chronological sessions, A Prehistory of South America explores those various human achievements, emphasizing the numerous variations of peoples from a continent-wide viewpoint. Moore examines the archaeologies of societies throughout South the United States, 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 compatible for an informed normal reader drawn to the Precolumbian peoples of South the USA, A Prehistory of South America is a protracted late addition to the literature on South American archaeology. 

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