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The Handbook of South American Archaeology

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Continental Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Profiles in Pleistocene History
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    Chapter 3 Chinchorro Culture: Pioneers of the Coast of the Atacama Desert
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    Chapter 4 Early Occupations in the Southern Cone
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    Chapter 5 The Process of Sedentism in Northwestern South America
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    Chapter 6 Central Andean Environments
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    Chapter 7 Plant Domestication and the Shift to Agriculture in the Andes
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    Chapter 8 Animal Domestication in South America
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    Chapter 9 High Elevation Foraging Societies
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    Chapter 10 Early Fishing Societies in Western South America
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    Chapter 11 Amazonia: The Historical Ecology of a Domesticated Landscape
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    Chapter 12 The Archaeology of Agriculture in Ancient Amazonia
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    Chapter 13 Agricultural Earthworks on the French Guiana Coast
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    Chapter 14 The Pampas and Campos of South America
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    Chapter 15 Pre-Columbian Mound Complexes in the Upano River Valley, Lowland Ecuador
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    Chapter 16 The Archaeology of the Guianas: An Overview
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    Chapter 17 Barrancoid and Arauquinoid Mound Builders in Coastal Suriname
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    Chapter 18 Sambaqui (Shell Mound) Societies of Coastal Brazil
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    Chapter 19 The Nonagricultural Chiefdoms of Marajó Island
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    Chapter 20 Ecology, Ceramic Chronology and Distribution, Long-term History, and Political Change in the Amazonian Floodplain
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    Chapter 21 Chiefdoms of Southwestern Colombia
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    Chapter 22 Late Pre-Hispanic Chiefdoms of Northern Colombia and the Formation of Anthropogenic Landscapes
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    Chapter 23 The Prehistory of Venezuela – Not Necessarily an Intermediate Area
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    Chapter 24 The Ecuadorian Formative
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    Chapter 25 Early Regional Polities of Coastal Ecuador
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    Chapter 26 Late Pre-Hispanic Polities of Coastal Ecuador
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    Chapter 27 Late Pre-Hispanic Chiefdoms of Highland Ecuador
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    Chapter 28 The Formative Period in the Titicaca Basin
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    Chapter 29 Paracas and Nasca: Regional Cultures on the South Coast of Peru
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    Chapter 30 Social Landscapes in Pre-Inca Northwestern Argentina
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    Chapter 31 Early Cultural Complexity on the Coast of Peru
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    Chapter 32 Andean Urbanism
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    Chapter 33 The Tupi Expansion
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    Chapter 34 Life on the Move: Bioarchaeological Contributions to the Study of Migration and Diaspora Communities in the Andes
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    Chapter 35 Chavín de Huántar and Its Sphere of Influence
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    Chapter 36 The Mochicas
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    Chapter 37 Wari and Tiwanaku: International Identities in the Central Andean Middle Horizon
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    Chapter 38 Between Horizons: Diverse Configurations of Society and Power in the Late Pre-Hispanic Central Andes
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    Chapter 39 The Chimú Empire
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    Chapter 40 The Inca Empire
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    Chapter 41 The Inca Khipu: Knotted-Cord Record Keeping in the Andes
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    Chapter 42 Experiencing Inca Domination in Northwestern Argentina and the Southern Andes
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    Chapter 43 Inter-zonal Relationships in Ecuador
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    Chapter 44 Cultural Boundaries and Crossings: Ecuador and Peru
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    Chapter 45 Chachapoyas: Cultural Development at an Andean Cloud Forest Crossroads
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    Chapter 46 The Llanos de Mojos
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    Chapter 47 Amazonian Mosaics: Identity, Interaction, and Integration in the Tropical Forest
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    Chapter 48 The Archaeology of Northern Chile
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    Chapter 49 Interaction and Social Fields in San Pedro de Atacama, Northern Chile
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    Chapter 50 Prehistoric Funeral Practices in the Brazilian Amazon: The Maracá Urns
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    Chapter 51 Ancestor Images in the Andes
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    Chapter 52 Trophy Head-Taking and Human Sacrifice in Andean South America
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    Chapter 53 Archaeology, Globalization and the Nation: Appropriating the Past in Ecuador
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    Chapter 54 Cultural Heritage Management in Peru: Current and Future Challenges
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    Chapter 55 The Bennett Monolith: Archaeological Patrimony and Cultural Restitution in Bolivia
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    Chapter 56 Modernity and Politics in Colombian Archaeology
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    Chapter 57 From the Erasure to the Rewriting of Indigenous Pasts: The Troubled Life of Archaeology in Uruguay
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    Chapter 58 Public Archaeology and Management of the Brazilian Archaeological-Cultural Heritage
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    Chapter 59 Conclusion
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Chapter title
Paracas and Nasca: Regional Cultures on the South Coast of Peru
Chapter number 29
Book title
The Handbook of South American Archaeology
Published by
Springer New York, January 2008
DOI 10.1007/978-0-387-74907-5_29
Book ISBNs
978-0-387-74906-8, 978-0-387-74907-5
Authors

Donald A. Proulx, Proulx, Donald A.

Editors

Helaine Silverman, William H. Isbell

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 3%
Argentina 1 2%
Unknown 55 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 36%
Student > Master 12 21%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Researcher 5 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 7%
Other 4 7%
Unknown 6 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 34 59%
Arts and Humanities 14 24%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 2%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 2%
Other 1 2%
Unknown 5 9%