La Plata Chiefdoms, volume 1, cover
Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 2
University of Pittsburgh Latin American Archaeology Publications and Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá)
1989. 264 pp. ISBN: 1-877812-01-3

Prehispanic Chiefdoms in the Valle de La Plata, Volume 1: The Environmental Context of Human Habitation

Cacicazgos prehispánicos del Valle de la Plata, tomo 1: El contexto medioambiental de la ocupación humana

edited by /editado por Luisa Fernanda Herrera, Robert D. Drennan, and Carlos A. Uribe

The first of five volumes reporting on the Proyecto Arqueológico Valle de la Plata's long-term archaeological investigation of the development of chiefdoms in Colombia's Alto Magdalena, home to the San Agustín culture. This volume establishes the environmental baseline with an evaluation of variation in the agricultural potential through the Valle de la Plata and a reconstruction of prehistoric climatic change based primarily on the pollen record. Complete text in English and Spanish.

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