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Title The archaeology of Andean pastoralism / edited by Jose M. Capriles and Nicholas Tripcevich
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 268 pages)
Contents Foreword / Mark Aldenderfer -- Advances in the Archaeology of Andean Pastoralism / Nicholas Tripcevich and Jose M. Capriles -- Andean Pastoralism and its Effect on Economic and Social Stability in the Andes / Lawrence A. Kuznar -- Early Domesticated Camelids in the Andes / Katherine M. Moore -- The Subsistence Economy of Early Andean Pastoralists : Zooarchaeological Insights from a Formative Period Andean Pastoralist House / Jose M. Capriles -- Gifts from the Camelids : Archaeobotanical Insights into Camelid Pastoralism through the Study of Dung / Maria C. Bruno and Christine A. Hastorf -- Camelid Pastoralism at Ancient Tiwanaku : Urban Provisioning in the Highlands of Bolivia / Claudine Vallieres -- Pastoral Intensification, Social Fissioning, and Ties to State Economies at the Formative-Middle Horizon Transition in the Lake Suches Region, Southern Peru / Benjamin R. Vining -- Pastoralism through Time in Southern Peru / Susan D. deFrance -- A Question of Altitude : Exploring the Limits of Highland Pastoralism in the Prehispanic Andes / Kevin Lane and Jennifer Grant -- Settlement Patterns, Corrals and Tombs : Exploring Sociopolitical Complexity among Late Prehispanic Agropastoralists of the Upper Ricrán, Peru / Manuel F. Perales Munguía -- The Camelid Sacrifices of Santa Rita B : An Agropastoral Site in the Chao Valley, North Coastal Peru / Jonathan D. Kent, Teresa Rosales Tham, Víctor Vásquez Sánchez, Catherine M. Gaither, and Jonathan D. Bethard -- Offering Llamas to the Sea : The Economic and Ideological Importance of Camelids in the Chimu Society, North Coast of Peru / Nicolas Goepfert and Oscar Gabriel Prieto -- The Ethnoarchaeology of a Cotahuasi Salt Caravan : Exploring Andean Pastoralist Movement / Nicholas Tripcevich -- Home-Making among South Andean Pastoralists / Axel E. Nielsen -- Andean Prehistoric Camelid Pastoralism : A Commentary / David L. Browman
Summary "In this book leading experts uncover and discuss archaeological topics and themes surrounding the long-term trajectory of camelid (llama and alpaca) pastoralism in the Andean highlands of South America. The chapters open up these studies to a wider world by exploring the themes of intensification of herding over time, animal-human relationships, and social transformations, as well as navigating four areas of recent research: the origins of domesticated camelids, variation in the development of pastoralist traditions, ritual and animal sacrifice, and social interaction through caravans. Andeanists and pastoral scholars alike will find this comprehensive work an invaluable contribution to their library and studies"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Camelidae -- Andes Region -- History.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Andes Region.
Human-animal relationships -- Andes Region -- History.
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Antiquities.
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Social life and customs.
Landscape archaeology -- Andes Region.
Pastoral systems -- Andes Region -- History.
Social archaeology -- Andes Region.
Social change -- Andes Region -- History.
Andes Region -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Capriles Flores, José M., editor
Tripcevich, Nicholas, editor
Project Muse.
LC no. 2015031759
ISBN 0826357032
0826357032 electronic bk
9780826357021 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780826357038 electronic bk