Andean Archaeology: The People of the Andes
General Catalog Course Title:
Andean Archaeology: The People of the Andes
Terms Offered:
Fall 2014
Spring 2012

This course covers the archaeology and history of the indigenous societies of the Andean region of South America. The lectures and readings emphasize major political, economic, social, and symbolic processes in the development of the Andean civilizations. Particular attention is paid to the development of the early states along the coast of Peru. The development of major centers in the highlands, and the relationship between the political, economic, and religious systems of the later empires and earlier political structures and social processes, are also emphasized.

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