1. University of Virginia
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Courses

ANTH 7850: Archaeology of the Andes
3.00

An introduction to the archaeology of Andean South America (Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador) from the first human settlement through the Spanish conquest of the Incas. The course examines the lifeways of the first Andeans, early monumentality and urbanism, the relationship between Andean environments and cultural developments, the economic and ideological underpinnings of Andean states, and their collapse.