Isbell, William H.

The Handbook of South American Archaeology

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Table of contents

I. Introduction

1. Continental Introduction
Helaine Silverman

II. Early Occupations Of South America

2. Profiles in Pleistocene History
Tom D. Dillehay

3. Chinchorro Culture: Pioneers of the Coast of the Atacama Desert
Bernardo T. Arriaza, Vivien G. Standen, Vicki Cassman, Calogero M. Santoro

4. Early Occupations in the Southern Cone
Luis Alberto Borrero

5. The Process of Sedentism in Northwestern South America
J. Scott Raymond

III. Environment And Subsistence

6. Central Andean Environments
Daniel H. Sandweiss, James B. Richardson

7. Plant Domestication and the Shift to Agriculture in the Andes
Deborah M. Pearsall

8. Animal Domestication in South America
Peter W. Stahl

9. High Elevation Foraging Societies
Mark S. Aldenderfer

10. Early Fishing Societies in Western South America
Daniel H. Sandweiss

11. Amazonia: The Historical Ecology of a Domesticated Landscape
Clark L. Erickson

12. The Archaeology of Agriculture in Ancient Amazonia
José R. Oliver

13. Agricultural Earthworks on the French Guiana Coast
Stéphen Rostain

14. The Pampas and Campos of South America
Gustavo Politis

IV. Lowland Moundbuilders

15. Pre-Columbian Mound Complexes in the Upano River Valley, Lowland Ecuador
Ernesto Salazar

16. The Archaeology of the Guianas: An Overview
Stéphen Rostain

17. Barrancoid and Arauquinoid Mound Builders in Coastal Suriname
Aad H. Versteeg

18. Sambaqui (Shell Mound) Societies of Coastal Brazil
Maria Dulce Gaspar, Paulo DeBlasis, Suzanne K. Fish, Paul R. Fish

V. Continental Variations In Non-State Complexity

19. The Nonagricultural Chiefdoms of Marajó Island
Denise Pahl Schaan

20. Ecology, Ceramic Chronology and Distribution, Long-term History, and Political Change in the Amazonian Floodplain
Eduardo Góes Neves

21. Chiefdoms of Southwestern Colombia
Robert D. Drennan

22. Late Pre-Hispanic Chiefdoms of Northern Colombia and the Formation of Anthropogenic Landscapes
Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo

23. The Prehistory of Venezuela – Not Necessarily an Intermediate Area
Rodrigo Navarrete

24. The Ecuadorian Formative
James A. Zeidler

25. Early Regional Polities of Coastal Ecuador
Maria A. Masucci

26. Late Pre-Hispanic Polities of Coastal Ecuador
Colin McEwan, Florencio Delgado-Espinoza

27. Late Pre-Hispanic Chiefdoms of Highland Ecuador
Tamara L. Bray

28. The Formative Period in the Titicaca Basin
Christine A. Hastorf

29. Paracas and Nasca: Regional Cultures on the South Coast of Peru
Donald A. Proulx

30. Social Landscapes in Pre-Inca Northwestern Argentina
Juan B. Leoni, Félix A. Acuto

VI. Demographic And Cultural Expansions

31. Early Cultural Complexity on the Coast of Peru
Shelia Pozorski, Thomas Pozorski

32. Andean Urbanism
Krzysztof Makowski

33. The Tupi Expansion
Francisco Silva Noelli

34. Life on the Move: Bioarchaeological Contributions to the Study of Migration and Diaspora Communities in the Andes
Tiffiny A. Tung

35. Chavín de Huántar and Its Sphere of Influence
Richard L. Burger

VII. States And Empires Of The Central Andes

36. The Mochicas
Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, Santiago Uceda Castillo

37. Wari and Tiwanaku: International Identities in the Central Andean Middle Horizon
William H. Isbell

38. Between Horizons: Diverse Configurations of Society and Power in the Late Pre-Hispanic Central Andes
Jalh Dulanto

39. The Chimú Empire
Jerry D. Moore, Carol J. Mackey

40. The Inca Empire
R. Alan Covey

41. The Inca Khipu: Knotted-Cord Record Keeping in the Andes
Gary Urton

42. Experiencing Inca Domination in Northwestern Argentina and the Southern Andes
Félix A. Acuto

VIII. Interactions

43. Inter-zonal Relationships in Ecuador
Francisco Valdez

44. Cultural Boundaries and Crossings: Ecuador and Peru
Jean Guffroy

45. Chachapoyas: Cultural Development at an Andean Cloud Forest Crossroads
Warren B. Church, Adriana Hagen

46. The Llanos de Mojos
John H. Walker

47. Amazonian Mosaics: Identity, Interaction, and Integration in the Tropical Forest
Michael J. Heckenberger

48. The Archaeology of Northern Chile
Mario A. Rivera

49. Interaction and Social Fields in San Pedro de Atacama, Northern Chile
Emily Stovel

IX. Death Practices And Beliefs

50. Prehistoric Funeral Practices in the Brazilian Amazon: The Maracá Urns
Vera Guapindaia

51. Ancestor Images in the Andes
George F. Lau

52. Trophy Head-Taking and Human Sacrifice in Andean South America
John W. Verano

X. Ethics And Practice In South American Archaeology

53. Archaeology, Globalization and the Nation: Appropriating the Past in Ecuador
O. Hugo Benavides

54. Cultural Heritage Management in Peru: Current and Future Challenges
Alvaro Higueras

55. The Bennett Monolith: Archaeological Patrimony and Cultural Restitution in Bolivia
Isabel Scarborough

56. Modernity and Politics in Colombian Archaeology
Cristóbal Gnecco

57. From the Erasure to the Rewriting of Indigenous Pasts: The Troubled Life of Archaeology in Uruguay
Gustavo Verdesio

58. Public Archaeology and Management of the Brazilian Archaeological-Cultural Heritage
Rossano Lopes Bastos, Pedro Paulo A. Funari

XI. Conclusion

59. Conclusion
William H. Isbell

Keywords: Social Sciences, general, Archaeology, Anthropology

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