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Les debuts de la guerre institutionnalisee dans l'Aire Andine Centrale :vers la formation de l'Etat, du Formatif a la Periode Intermediaire Ancienne (2000 av. J.-C-500 apr. J.-C.)

By: Chamussy, Vincent ;

Price: £54.70

Publisher: BAR Intl Ser 2017: 2009

Seller ID: 59307

ISBN: 1407305921

Condition: Very Good


French lang, v + 383pp, inc. many b/w illus + CD, laminated card, A4 This volume examines the origins of institutionalised warfare in the Central Andes. Chumassy shows that the region did not experience institutionalised warfare for several millennia during the Formative Period (3000-200 BC), with peaceful theocracies predominating. From the 2nd century BC, however, evidence of warfare starts to appear in the north/central valleys in the form of numerous fortresses and weaponry as well as in iconography. He argues that this is the result of the arrival of a new population from the north east... View more info