Agricultural Intensification in the Titicaca Basin

  • Charles Stanish
Part of the Studies in Human Ecology and Adaptation book series (STHE, volume 3)


For the past 100 years, anthropological theories of the evolution of complex society have been intimately linked to agricultural production. From the 19th century evolutionists and Marxists through V. G Childe, Julian Steward, and contemporary archaeological theory, agricultural production has figured consistently in our idea of what created the conditions for the emergence of sedentary populations, urban environments, and hierarchical political structures.


Political Organization Agricultural Intensification Complex Society Settlement Data Middle Formative 
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  • Charles Stanish
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  1. 1.Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and Department of AnthropologyUCLALos Angeles

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