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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 keeping 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 massive towns. within the method, local South American societies made developments in agriculture and fiscal structures and created nice works of art—in pottery, textiles, valuable metals, and stone—that nonetheless awe the trendy eye. equipped in large chronological classes, 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 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 compatible for an informed normal reader attracted to the Precolumbian peoples of South the US, A Prehistory of South America is a protracted late addition to the literature on South American archaeology. 

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