Northern Manabí, Ecuador, volume 1 cover
Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 8
University of Pittsburgh Latin American Archaeology Publications and Libri Mundi (Quito)
1994. 248 pp. ISBN: 1-877812-10-2

Regional Archaeology in Northern Manabí, Ecuador, Volume 1: Environment, Cultural Chronology, and Prehistoric Subsistence in the Jama River Valley

Arqueología regional del norte de Manabí, Ecuador, volumen 1: Medio ambiente, cronología cultural y subsistencia prehistórica en el valle del Río Jama

edited by / editado por James A. Zeidler and Deborah M. Pearsall

The environmental basis for the development of sedentary agricultural subsistence and hierarchical society in Ecuador's northern coastal zone. Stratigraphy, ceramics, volcanic ash falls, and radiocarbon establish a regional chronology, while modern land use and subsistence practices help to interpret archaeologically recovered pollen, phytoliths and macrobotanical remains. Complete text in English and Spanish.

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