The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas

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Dezember 1999



This volume is a major survey of research on the indigenous peoples of South America.


Introduction Frank Salomon and Stuart Schwartz; 1. Testimonies: the making and reading of native South American historical sources; 2. Ethnography in South America: the first two hundred years; 3. The earliest South American lifeways; 4. The maritime, highland, forest dynamic and the origins of complex culture; 5. The evolution of Andean diversity: regional formations, 500 BCE-600 CE; 6. Andean urbanism and statecraft, 550-1450 CE; 7. Chiefdoms: the prevalence and persistance of 'Senorios Naturales', 1400 to European conquest; 8. Archaeology of the Caribbean region; 9. Pre-history of the Southern Cone; 10. The fourfold domain: Inka power and its social foundations; 11. The crises and transformations of invaded societies: the Caribbean, 1492-1580; 12. The crises and transformations of invaded societies, 1500-1580: Andean area; 13. The crises and transformations of invaded societies: Coastal Brazil in the sixteenth century; 14. The crises and transformations of invaded societies in the La Plata Basin (1535-1650); 15. The colonial condition in the Quechua-Aymara heartland, 1570-1780; 16. Warfare, reorganization, and readaptation at the margins of Spanish rule: the Southern margin (1573-1882); 17. The Western margins of Amazonia from the early sixteenth to the early nineteenth century.


'The Cambridge History is an intensely academic publication whose conception, structure and coverage make it a benchmark for future work. ... rich store of information and insight ... No one interested or involved in indigenous South America can afford to ignore such a prodigious feat of modern scholarship.' The Times Higher
EAN: 9780521630757
ISBN: 0521630754
Untertitel: 'Cambridge History of the Nativ'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1999
Seitenanzahl: 1070 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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