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    DescriptionAt Chavin de Huantar, high up in the Andes, South America's oldest complex culture arose during the first millenium BC and created its earliest city. The Chavin style dominated Peruvian art and architecture for hundreds of years and influenced all that came after. But what was the exact nature of this style? How did Chavin civilization develop, and why did it eventually collapse? New answers are emerging after discoveries made over the past two decades. Drawing on his own excavations at Chavin and elsewhere, Burger presents a study of this ancient culture and its influences, illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps and plans - and a new section of colour plates for this expanded edition.


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    Title
    Chavin
    Subtitle
    And the Origins of Andean Civilization
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard L. Burger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 268 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 1,040 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500278161
    ISBN 10: 0500278164
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLS
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    BISAC V2.8: HIS033000, ART009000
    DC20: 983.01
    Thema V1.0: NK, JBCC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    01 May 1995
    Publication City/Country
    London