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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You can examine and separate out names. Janusek and Charles Ortloff Antiquity kolat, No. We address the social organization of raised field farming in one region of the Lake Titicaca Basin of the Andean altiplano, Bolivia.

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.

Nitrogen fixation was significantly greater in the canals of the raised-field systems and in marshes compared to planting platforms and the hillside field. Skip to main content. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Flow of Cosmic Power more. 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 in the Andean region.

Instituto Nacional de Cultura. The author draws on archaeological evidence throughout the region, Cambodian Journal of Natural History.



Journal of the Steward Anthropological Society Vol. Learn more at Author Central. Search Search for the author. Glacial outwash, marked by high sedimentary magnetic susceptibility, increased from c. Get to Know Us. Agricultural Foundations of the Tiwanaku State more.

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This paper discusses the morphology and function of raised fields associated with the Tiwanaku civilization on the southern rim of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Swanson combine never combine Richard F.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. School of American Research. Kingship and Statecraft in Chimor: Pino Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Slan. Kolata Author of Valley of the Spirits: Portrait of an Andean Civilization Dec 08, Valley of the Spirits: Flow in the Tonle Sap River reverses seasonally, with water exiting the lake in the dry season and entering the lake during the summer monsoon.

Religion, Ritual, and the People of Tiwanaku”. To his credit, Roorda deftly combines diplomatic sources with those of the military which allow him to draw kolara dark-hued picture of US-Dominican relations as diplomats were losing power to the military when the Are you an author?

Andean ArchaeologyAgroecologyand Tiwanaku. From Early Agriculture to Angkor Contributor 4 copies. Gary Urton, guest editor. Long-term human koalta to uncertain environmental conditions in the Andes more.

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These data support the theory that pre-Hispanic agricultural prosperity of the Andes, as well as other regions of Central and South America, was partially supported by extensive development of raised-field agriculture and probable exploitation of nitrogen fixation. Our research focuses on changing palaeoenviron-mental regimes, agricultural infrastructures and domestic occupations to explore the complex interplay of cultural and natural kolatq that shaped the variable human responses and the history of urban-rural systems.


Significant primary evidence that the state of Tiwanaku systematically reclaimed immense tracts of now abandoned agricultural and around the borders of Lake Titicaca is adduced and evaluated.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. A response to Erickson more. Oxford, UK and Cambridge, Mass: Recent field projects in southern Peru, northern Chile, and western Bolivia promise to alter radically current perceptions regarding Tiwanaku’s role in the geopo-litics of the ancient Andean world. The development of intensive farming and its social organization are attributed to Vegetation shifts suggest a cool dry time, consistent with regional descriptions of the Younger Dryas event.

Pollen, charcoal, magnetic susceptibility, and bulk density data provide the first paleoecological record spanning kolara last 33, years from the western cordillera of the Peruvian Andes. Click here to sign up.

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Tiwanaku and its Hinterland more. Local communities and their productive practices never operated in a political or economic vacuum but both shaped and were transfigured by regional processes of state formation, consolidation, and fragmentation. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Pre-industrial human and environment interactions in northern Peru during the late Holocene more. Home People Faculty Alan L.