A Prehistory Of South America

Author: Jerry D. Moore
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607323338
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A Prehistory of South America is an overview of the ancient and historic native cultures of the entire continent of South America based on the most recent archaeological investigations.

Author: Jared M. Diamond
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ISBN: 9789747799149
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Mortuary Practices And Ritual Associations

Author: John E. Staller
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited
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In some cases, the interpretations were partially derived from ancient
iconography, or from ceramic motifs on elaborate, finely crafted funerary vessels
from museum collections. But in all cases, the authors have ... Ethnographic
research and ethnohistoric documentation have cast a long shadow over
archaeological interpretation in South America - a continent of immense cultural
diversity, with an equally diverse and complex prehistory. This is especially the
case in the Andean ...

The Native Languages Of South America

Author: Loretta O'Connor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107044286
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This chapter examines ancient population movements into and within South
America to understand what these can tell us about contacts among people and
therefore among languages. Basing our discussion on a rich sample of recent ...
Broad-spectrum subsistence strategies adapted to local ecologies encouraged
the development of myriad pockets of population density and cultural
development as communities slowly filled the continent. For millennia,
exchanges of material and ...

Paleo American Prehistory

Author: Alan Lyle Bryan
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The only known significant developments which had occurred in America by that
time was the working of bone and antler into bevelled and socketed projectile
points. This simple bone tool tradition was also functioning in the forests of
southeastern North America during and after the time of its expansion into South
America. That this ancient cultural tradition was a highly effective adaptation to
the heavily forested environments of southeastern North America and lowland
South America ...

Contributions To The Prehistory Of Vancouver Island

Author: Alan Lyle Bryan
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The only known significant developments which had occurred in America by that
time was the working of bone and antler into bevelled and socketed projectile
points. This simple bone tool tradition was also functioning in the forests of
southeastern North America during and after the time of its expansion into South
America. That this ancient cultural tradition was a highly effective adaptation to
the heavily forested environments of southeastern North America and lowland
South America ...

Proceedings Of The Twenty Third Annual Symposium On Sea Turtle Biology And Conservation 17 To 21 March 2003 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Author: Nicolas J. Pilcher
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Relatively few, if any, sites seem to have been reported from Africa, Asia, the
Mediterranean, or South America; and further investigation is certain to show
wider occurrence throughout tropical and subtropical coastal regions around the
world. Cultural Artifacts: In addition to ancient remains of marine turtles in
archaeological sites, there is a tremendous diversity of prehistoric cultural
artefacts that depict these animals in various ways. Representations of marine
turtles are found in ...

Globalization A Very Short Introduction

Author: Manfred Steger
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191639664
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Full of unanticipated surprises, violent twists, sudden punctuations, and dramatic
reversals, the history of globalization has involved all major regions and cultures
of our planet. The prehistoric period (10,000 BCE–3500 BCE) Let us begin
12,000 years ago when small bands of hunters and gatherers reached the
southern tip of South America. This event marked the end of the long process of
settling all five continents that was begun by our hominid African ancestors more
than one ...

The New Encyclopaedia Britannica

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The cultural diversity of Asia is greater than that of any other continent, because it
represents ethnic types and linguistic systems that have evolved over long
periods of time in separated regional homelands, as well as repeated ...
DEVELOPMENT OF ETHNIC PATTERNS Ancient migrations. The two primary
prehistoric ... At least one prehistoric European movement penetrated East Asia
and is represented today by the remnant indigenous inhabitants of Japan known
as the Ainu.