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The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon: Complexity and Interaction in the Andean Tropical Forest

Ryan Clasby and Jason Nesbitt

Abstract

This volume brings together archaeologists working in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia to construct a new prehistory of the Upper Amazon, outlining cultural developments from the late third millennium B.C. to the Inca Empire of the sixteenth century A.D. Encompassing the forested tropical slopes of the eastern Andes as well as Andean drainage systems that connect to the Amazon River basin, this vast region has been unevenly studied due to the restrictions of national borders, remote site locations, and limited interpretive models. The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon unites and builds on recent field ... More

Keywords: Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Upper Amazon, Inca Empire, Andean highlands, Amazonian lowlands

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780813066905
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813066905.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ryan Clasby, editor
Skidmore College

Jason Nesbitt, editor
Tulane University

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