Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

“A landmark volume for the study of Andean maritime communities and an essential addition to the bookshelves of all archaeologists, historians, and anthropologists interested in fishing societies.”—Yuichi Matsumoto, Yamagata University “Long overdue. A valuable resource for understanding past and present research on Andean maritime communities and their differing roles in greater Andean societal development.”—Mary Glowacki, … Continue reading Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

The Casma City of El Purgatorio

"Defines the Casma culture and demonstrates its importance in late Andean prehistory for the north coast of Peru. Vogel's pioneering work at El Purgatorio sets the stage for anticipated future studies."--Thomas Pozorski, University of Texas-Pan American "This detailed study fills a major gap in coastal Andean prehistory while also addressing broader issues of ancient urbanism … Continue reading The Casma City of El Purgatorio

Provincial Lifestyles in the Andes

Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism by Steven A. Wernke Pubdate: 2/26/13 The stepped terraces of the beautiful Colca Valley in southern Peru have been farmed by ordinary Andean people for hundreds of years. These pastoral groups had to deal with some drastic changes from the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries, as … Continue reading Provincial Lifestyles in the Andes