Peru before the Incas / Edward P. Lanning.

; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1967] .

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Other Authors Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Antiquities.
Indians of South America -- Antiquities.
Indians of South America -- Peru -- Antiquities.
Indians of South America -- Peru -- History -- To 1500.
Indians of South America.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Pérou -- Antiquités.
Indios de Perú -- Antigüedades.
Peru -- Antiquities.
Peru -- History -- To 1548.
Pérou -- Antiquités.
Vor- und Frühgeschichte.
Series Spectrum book.
Description 216 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes "A Spectrum book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-207) and index.
Summary Describes prehistoric Peru's agriculture, governments, and social systems. His portraits of the region's inhabitants include discussions of their physical characteristics, customs, languages, medical and technical skills, and notions of beauty. The earliest inhabitants of Peru were nomadic food gatherers, hunters, and fisherman. Later, farming developed, and by 2000 B.C. more complex communities appeared, finally culminating in such sophisticated states as those of the Moche and Nazca peoples.--From publisher's description.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The country -- 3. The archaeological background -- 4. The first inhabitants -- 5. Villages and temples -- 6. The beginnings of pottery -- 7. The Chavín cult -- 8. The rise of cities -- 9. The first round of empire -- 10. The interregnum -- 11. The Incas -- 12. The nature of Peruvian civilization.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Peru
Network Numbers (OCoLC)421288
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lanning, Edward P.
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