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Editors: Casey D. Allen (Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, USA)
Book Description:
Second only to the Himalayas in size, the Andes represent a fascinating region of our world. Written by regional experts and drawing on field-based endeavors of several researchers, each chapter encompasses a timely topic, from climate-related studies and historical occupations to indigenous manufacturing and recent archaeological evidence. If you want to know what types of research are currently being conducted in the Andes, this book will surely satisfy. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Introduction => pp. 1-4
(Casey D. Allen, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA)

Chapter 2. Droughts and Floods in Northern Argentinean Patagonia => pp. 5-28
(M. H.Gonzalez, P.E. Romero and E.M. Garbarini, Department of Athmospheric and Ocean Science, FCEN, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 3. Statistical Evaluation of Experimental Models for the Prediction of Snow in the Central Andes => pp. 29-52
(N.K. Bisero and M.H. Gonz¨¢lez, National Weather Service, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 4. Palpa and Lucanas: Cultural Development Under Changing Climatic Conditions on the Western Slope of the Andes in Southern Peru => pp. 53-120
(Johny Isla and Markus Reindel, Centro de Investigaci¨®n para la Arqueolog¨ªa y el Desarrollo (ANDES), Peru, and others)

Chapter 5. The Yungas of the South Andes and Their Key Role for the Onset of Early Pre-Columbian Villages => pp. 121-138
(Juli¨¢n Salazar, CEH Segreti (CONICET) and Universidad Nacional de C¨®rdoba, C¨®rdoba, Argentina)

Chapter 6. Trading Up: Interregional Exchange and Inter-Household Wealth Differentiation in Two Highland Bolivian Villages => pp. 139-176
(Christine D. Beaule and Alana N. DeLoge, University of Hawai¡¯i at M¨¡noa, Honolulu, HI, USA, and others)

Chapter 7. Piassaba Broom Production and Fiber Harvest Amid Challenging Conditions in the Lower Andes: A Case from Peru => pp. 177-206
(James W. Penn, Jr., Grand Valley State University, MI, USA)


      Earth Sciences in the 21st Century
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 - 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 6x9 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-53611-094-4
   Status: AV
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