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The History of Archaeological Research in the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9780520232457
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520928190 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0005
The History of Archaeological Research in the Titicaca Basin

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This chapter traces the historical development of Titicaca Basin archaeology. This research is divided into three historical periods: from the Spanish Conquest to the late eighteenth century, from the late eighteenth century to approximately World War I and from World War I to the mid-twentieth century. This chapter provides a list of site types that can be found in the Titicaca Basin for all time periods.

Keywords: Titicaca Basin; archaeology; Spanish Conquest; eighteenth century; mid-twentieth century; site types

Chapter.  13043 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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