Advances in Titicaca Basin Archaeology: Vol. 1

Advances in Titicaca Basin Archaeology: Vol. 1


Edited by Charles Stanish, Edited by Amanda B. Cohen, Edited by Mark S. Aldenderfer


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  • Publisher: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA
  • Format: Paperback | 250 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 279mm x 24mm | 1,034g
  • Publication date: 30 January 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Los Angeles
  • ISBN 10: 1931745153
  • ISBN 13: 9781931745154
  • Illustrations note: illus

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This is the first in a series of edited volumes that reports on recent research in the south central Andes. Volume I contains 18 chapters that cover the entire range of human settlement in the region, from the Early Archaic to the early Colonial Period. The book contains both short research reports as well as longer synthetic essays on work conducted over the last decade. It will be a critical resource for scholars working in the central Andes and adjacent areas.

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edited by Charles Stanish, Amanda Cohen and Mark Aldenderfer

Table of contents

Introduction to Advances in Titicaca Basin Archaeology-I (Charles Stanish and Amanda B Cohen); Archaic period research in the Rio Huenque Valley, Peru (Cynthia J Klink); A projectile point chronology for the south-central Andean highlands (Cynthia Klink and Mark Aldenderfer); Preceramic period settlement patterns in the Huancano-Putina River Valley, Northern Titicaca Basin, Peru (Lisa M. Cipolla); The Upper (Middle and Late) Formative in the Titicaca Region (Christine A Hastorf); Pukara influence on Isla Soto, Lake Titicaca, Peru (Joel Myres and Rolando Paredes); Tiwanaku expansion into the western Titicaca Basin, Peru (Charles Stanish et al); Excavations at Sillumocco-Huaquina (Edmundo de la Vega); The Tiwanaku period occupation on the Island of the Sun (Matthew T Seddon); Residential diversity and the rise of complexity in Tiwanaku (John W Janusek); The Altiplano period in the Titicaca Basin (Kirk L Frye and Edmundo de la Vega); The cave burial from Molino-Chilacachi (Edmundo de la Vega, Kirk L Frye, and Tiffiny Tung); The Inca occupation of the Lake Titicaca region (Kirk L Frye); Inka ceremonial sites in the southwest Titicaca Basin (Elizabeth Arkush); Archaeological reconnaissance in the Carabaya region, Peru (Lawrence S Coben and Charles Stanish); Settlement patterns, administrative boundaries, and internal migration in the Early Colonial period (Matthew S Bandy and John W Janusek); Archaeological reconnaissance in the northern Titicaca Basin (Charles Stanish et al); Future directions in Titicaca Basin research (Amanda B Cohen).