The Resource Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization, Richard L. Burger

Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization, Richard L. Burger

Label
Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization
Title
Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization
Statement of responsibility
Richard L. Burger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Covers early civilizations in Peru and the Andes, especially the Chavin culture, which flourished before the rise of the Incan Empire
Cataloging source
DLC
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Burger, Richard L
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F3429.1.C48
  • Q985/B
LC item number
B86 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
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  • Chavín culture
  • Antiquities
  • Chavín culture
  • Vor- und Frühgeschichte
  • Andes Region
  • Andes Region
  • Chavín de Huántar (Region)
  • Peru
Label
Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization, Richard L. Burger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction. Peruvian chronology. The setting. The changing environment -- 2. The Late Preceramic and the Beginnings of Peruvian Civilization. The Late Preceramic period on the coast. The Late Preceramic in the highlands. Ecuador and the tropical forest -- 3. The Initial Period Societies on the Coast. The first ceramics. The central coast and the tradition of U-shaped public architecture. The north-central coast and the tradition of pyramids with circular courts. The Cupisnique culture of the north coast. Technological developments. The northern frontier and beyond. The southern frontier -- 4. The Initial Period Societies in the Highlands and Montane Forest. The northern highlands. Unequal development in the highlands of Huamachuco and Otuzco. The eastern slopes and beyond. The Upper Huallaga and the Callejon de Huaylas. The central highlands. The beginnings of gold metallurgy -- 5. The Early Ceremonial Center of Chavin de Huantar. The Old Temple. Chavin sculpture. Hallucinogens and Chavin ritual. The Urabarriu-phase settlement -- 6. The Proto-Urban Center of Chavin de Huantar. Chronology. The Chakinani-phase settlement. The Janabarriu settlement. The New Temple -- 7. The Florescence and Collapse of Chavin Civilization. Crisis on the coast. Prosperity in the highlands. A functional interpretation of the Chavin horizon. Religion, innovation, and diffusion. Social stratification and the Chavin cult. Subsistence diversity during the Chavin horizon. Interregional exchange and the Chavin horizon. Ceramic style and changing cultural identity. The northern frontiers of Chavin civilization. Some concluding thoughts on Chavin civilization -- 8. Epilogue -- Chronological Chart -- Appendix: Radiocarbon Dates
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9780500050699
Lccn
92080337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28416983
  • (OCoLC)ocm28416983
Label
Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization, Richard L. Burger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction. Peruvian chronology. The setting. The changing environment -- 2. The Late Preceramic and the Beginnings of Peruvian Civilization. The Late Preceramic period on the coast. The Late Preceramic in the highlands. Ecuador and the tropical forest -- 3. The Initial Period Societies on the Coast. The first ceramics. The central coast and the tradition of U-shaped public architecture. The north-central coast and the tradition of pyramids with circular courts. The Cupisnique culture of the north coast. Technological developments. The northern frontier and beyond. The southern frontier -- 4. The Initial Period Societies in the Highlands and Montane Forest. The northern highlands. Unequal development in the highlands of Huamachuco and Otuzco. The eastern slopes and beyond. The Upper Huallaga and the Callejon de Huaylas. The central highlands. The beginnings of gold metallurgy -- 5. The Early Ceremonial Center of Chavin de Huantar. The Old Temple. Chavin sculpture. Hallucinogens and Chavin ritual. The Urabarriu-phase settlement -- 6. The Proto-Urban Center of Chavin de Huantar. Chronology. The Chakinani-phase settlement. The Janabarriu settlement. The New Temple -- 7. The Florescence and Collapse of Chavin Civilization. Crisis on the coast. Prosperity in the highlands. A functional interpretation of the Chavin horizon. Religion, innovation, and diffusion. Social stratification and the Chavin cult. Subsistence diversity during the Chavin horizon. Interregional exchange and the Chavin horizon. Ceramic style and changing cultural identity. The northern frontiers of Chavin civilization. Some concluding thoughts on Chavin civilization -- 8. Epilogue -- Chronological Chart -- Appendix: Radiocarbon Dates
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
248 pages
Isbn
9780500050699
Lccn
92080337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28416983
  • (OCoLC)ocm28416983

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