Historical dictionary of ancient South America /

"South America is a vast, relatively isolated, landmass that includes 12 independent countries and one region (Guyane Française) with diverse ethnic groups speaking hundreds of different languages and dialects, and extraordinary creativity. Indigenous people have occupied its different habitats...

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Main Author: Giesso, Martin (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Edition:Second edition.
Series:Historical dictionaries of ancient civilizations and historical eras.
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Summary:"South America is a vast, relatively isolated, landmass that includes 12 independent countries and one region (Guyane Française) with diverse ethnic groups speaking hundreds of different languages and dialects, and extraordinary creativity. Indigenous people have occupied its different habitats while transforming the landscape and themselves, with extraordinary dedication and success. This dictionary opens a window to these peoples through many entries, in an integrated approach that allows to connect the multiple facets of indigenous life before 1492.This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Ancient South America contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and the culture of ancient South America. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about ancient South America." -- publisher description.
Physical Description:xiv, 315 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9781538102367
1538102366
9781538102374
1538102374