Beyond the Nasca lines : ancient life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert / Christina A. Conlee.

By: Conlee, Christina A [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 294 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813052564; 0813052564Subject(s): Huari Indians -- Peru -- Antiquities | Indians of South America -- Peru -- Antiquities | Nazca culture | Nazca Lines Site (Peru) | HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America | Huari Indians -- Antiquities | Indians of South America -- Antiquities | Nazca culture | Peru | Peru -- Nazca Lines Site | Nazcakultur | Huari-Kultur | Peru | SOCIAL SCIENCE / ArchaeologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond the Nasca lines.DDC classification: 985/.01 LOC classification: F3430.1.H83 | C66 2016Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Ancient society in Nasca: an introduction -- The dynamics of complex societies -- Life in the Nasca Desert -- Earliest inhabitants: the beginnings of complexity -- Farmers in the desert: the development of complexity -- The Nasca culture: civilization in the desert -- The middle horizon: imperial entanglement and collapse -- Local resurgence: the regeneration of complexity -- The rise and fall of complex societies in Nasca.
Scope and content: This book focuses on the site La Tiza, the longest continuously occupied site in the Wari Empire, and therefore provides invaluable insights into the rise and fall of the Wari state.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-281) and index.

Ancient society in Nasca: an introduction -- The dynamics of complex societies -- Life in the Nasca Desert -- Earliest inhabitants: the beginnings of complexity -- Farmers in the desert: the development of complexity -- The Nasca culture: civilization in the desert -- The middle horizon: imperial entanglement and collapse -- Local resurgence: the regeneration of complexity -- The rise and fall of complex societies in Nasca.

This book focuses on the site La Tiza, the longest continuously occupied site in the Wari Empire, and therefore provides invaluable insights into the rise and fall of the Wari state.

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