Amplifying Importance of New Research in Peru

  title={Amplifying Importance of New Research in Peru},
  author={Daniel H. Sandweiss and Michael Edward Moseley},
  pages={1651 - 1653}

Paleoethnobotany of Buena Vista: A case study of ritual feasting in Late Preceramic Peru

This project examines plant macroremains, phytoliths and starch remains recovered from special archaeological and architectural contexts at Buena Vista (11°43'51.72"S, 76°58'5.45"W) , an inland site

The Archaeology of Food and Social Inequality in the Andes

A comparative examination of food practices is useful for assessing the nature of diverse forms of social inequality. This article examines three key contexts in which to evaluate the relationship

Evidence of Botanical Diversity and Species Continuity from Chancay Sites in The Huaura Valley, Peru1

Evidence Of Botanical Diversity and Species Continuity from Chancay Sites in The Huaura Valley, Peru. This study reports on new botanical evidence from the north-central coast of Peru. The material

Crucible of Andean Civilization

The focus of the development of the first complex, centralized societies on the coast of Peru between 3000 and 1800 BC was a portion of the coast known as the Norte Chico, where more than 30 large

Power and the Emergence of Complex Polities in the Peruvian Preceramic

This chapter looks at the role of irrigation agriculture, warfare (lack thereof), and religion in the origins and development of the power relationship in an extraordinary early political system.


Quebrada jaguay: early south american maritime adaptations

The presence of obsidian at QJ-280 shows that the inhabitants had contact with the adjacent Andean highlands during the Terminal Pleistocene, which extends the South American record of maritime exploitation by a millennium.