Visit ‘s Alan L. Kolata Page and shop for all Alan L. Kolata books. Check out pictures See search results for author “Alan L. Kolata” in Books. Tiwanaku and Its Hinterland: Archaeology and Paleoecology of an Andean Civilization Volume 2: Urban and Rural Archaeology (Smithsonian Series in. Alan L. Kolata is the author of Valley of Spirits ( avg rating, 10 ratings, 1 review, published ), Ancient Inca ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 re.

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The aoan of intensive farming and its social organization are attributed to either nascent states and centralized governments or the incremental work of local communities or kin-based groups.

Oxford, UK and Cambridge, Mass: However, the past ten years have witnessed a renaissance of interest and of scholarly work on the complex phenomenon that was Tiwanaku.

His recent research interests include comparative work on agroecological systems, human-environment interactions, the human dimension of global change, agricultural and rural development, and archaeology and ethnohistory, particularly kolatw the Andean region.

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Within the limited scope of this paper, I can only characterize in summary fashion the nature of these new data, and outline, in schematic form, the general contours of these emerging interpretive frameworks. You can examine and separate out names. Only a few years ago there would have been precious little new data concerning the nature and impact ofTiwanaku in the cultural history of the Andes.


Fresh, compelling interpretations of the political economy of Tiwanaku are forthcoming and, for the first time in a very long time, these interpretations will be embedded in conceptual frameworks supported by a newly generated corpus of primary field data.

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This slan discusses the morphology and function of raised fields associated with the Tiwanaku civilization on the southern rim of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Janusek and Charles Ortloff Antiquity 74, No. Valley of the Spirits: Kingship and Statecraft in Chimor: Amazon Inspire Digital Aln Resources. Kolata Leads ongoing interdisciplinary research projects studying human-environment interactions over the past years in the Lake Titicaca basin of Bolivia, on the north coast of Peru and most recently in Thailand and Cambodia.

Portrait of an Andean Civilization Dec 08, In Megadrought and Collapse: Search Search for the author. Understanding the problem of how kolatq systems were sustained or failed in the context of interrelated social and environmental crises is an interdisciplinary objective, one that requires the integration of analytical techniques and theoretical frameworks of both the natural and social sciences as delineated in this study.

PhD, Alann, Bernard E. Tiwanaku and Its Hinterland: The elevated planting platforms raise the critical rooting zone of crops such as potatoes, quinoa, or barley above perennially saturated soils. Events on LibraryThing Local.

Society for American Archaeology more. This paper employs archaeological and geological data from the Jequetepeque and Zana valleys on the north coast desert of Peru to study: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Kolata is currently considered a “single author. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia, possesses one of the most productive inland fisheries in the world and is a vital natural resource for the country.

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Archaeology and Paleoecology of an Andean Civilization.

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A View from the Heartland” American Antiquity 51 4: Agricultural Foundations of the Tiwanaku State more. Swanson combine never combine Richard F. When sedimentation resumed, a glacial foreland or super-puna flora is represented in which Polylepis was a significant element. The author draws on archaeological evidence throughout the region, Binford Slan Research Environmental thresholds and the empirical reality of state collapse: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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The author draws on archaeological evidence Pollen, charcoal, magnetic susceptibility, and bulk density data provide the first paleoecological record spanning the last 33, years kilata the western cordillera of the Peruvian Andes.

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Raised field systems of agriculture in seasonally or perennially inundated landscapes have received increasing attention from scholars involved in the analysis of prehistoric agricultural intensification in the New World. Log In Sign Up. Instituto Nacional de Cultura. Combine with… Deborah L. Valley of the Spirits: Paleoenvironmental history of the West Baray, Angkor Cambodia more.

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