Moseley, Michael Edward. The preceramic foundations of civilization

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The preceramic foundations of civilization

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Incas and their ancestors : the archaeology of Peru

Published By: Original publisher The Incas and their ancestors : the archaeology of Peru New York, N.Y.: Thames and Hudson. 1992. 98-121, 265 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Michael E. Moseley

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2014. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Coastal Andean Archaic (SE40)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105); Cultural participation (184); Agriculture (240); Diet (262); Structures (340); Settlement patterns (361); Visual arts (5311); Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Moseley discusses the preceramic traditions of Ecuador, Peru and Chile (mostly Peru), and the differences between their coastal and highland Andean traditions. Topics include diet, agriculture, the expansion of fishing accompanied by population growth, settlement size, monumental architecture, mortuary practices, the arts, design motifs on textiles and their persistence in later traditions, unbaked clay figurines, and the Aspero and Paraiso subtraditions.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. se40-004

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references ( p.265)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 7000–3775 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) north coastal Chile, south coastal Ecuador, coastal and highland Peru

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Incas//Peru--Antiquities


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