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By Jerry D. Moore

A Prehistory of South America is an outline of the traditional and ancient local cultures of the total continent of South the USA in accordance with the newest 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 tremendous towns. within the strategy, local South American societies made developments in agriculture and monetary platforms and created nice works of art—in pottery, textiles, helpful metals, and stone—that nonetheless awe the fashionable eye. prepared in huge chronological sessions, A Prehistory of South America explores those assorted human achievements, emphasizing the numerous diversifications of peoples from a continent-wide point of view. Moore examines the archaeologies of societies throughout South the US, 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 normal reader drawn to the Precolumbian peoples of South the US, A Prehistory of South America is an extended past due addition to the literature on South American archaeology. 

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