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Ancient Civilizations Of The New World

1st Edition

By Richard Ew Adams


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In this concise, yet sweeping look at the origins and development of ancient New World civilizations, Richard Adams provides a superb introductory overview of these unique and fascinating cultures. Incorporating the latest breakthroughs in the study of the cultures of Mesoamerica and the Andes, Adams examines the development of the Olmec, Maya, Azt

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Complex cultures, cities, and a rapid survey of the earliest old world civilizations -- 2 Mesoamerica: Origins and early civilizations -- 3 Mesoamerica: Transformations and the late civilazations -- 4 The central andes of south America: origins and Early civilizations -- 5 The central Andes of south america: late civilizations and the Inca -- Epilogue

About the Author

Richard E.W. Adams is professor of anthropology at the University of Texas. His many scholarly publications include Prehistoric Mesoamerica.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General