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The Andes (Early Intermediate Period to the Middle Horizon), c. 0–1000 CE

Andrew James Hamilton

Andrew James Hamilton is a lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...After the decline of Chavín de Huántar around 200 BCE, what is known as the Early Intermediate Period saw a resurgence of different regional civilizations in the Andes Mountains, especially the coastal Moche and Nazca societies. Eventually,...

The Andes (Late Intermediate Period to Late Horizon), 1000–1532

Andrew James Hamilton

Andrew James Hamilton is a lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the Late Intermediate Period, from around 800, regional societies once again emerged throughout the Andes: these included the Lambayeque (Sicán), Chimús (Kingdom of Chimor), Chancay, Ychsma, Chachapoyas, and Cañaris. The southern...

The Andes (Pre-Ceramic Period to Early Horizon), c. 4000–200 BCE

Andrew James Hamilton

Andrew James Hamilton is a lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Andes range was perhaps the world’s most unusual ‘cradle of civilization’. Elsewhere, urbanized human societies developed in protective, fertile river valleyshere people settled a narrow shelf of land between the Pacific Ocean...

North America, 500–1400

Joyce M.M. Szabo

Joyce M. Szabo is Regents’ Professor, Emerita, of Native American Art History at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The vast area of North America ranges in climate (abundant rainfall to desert) from the frigid reaches of the Arctic Circle, with little vegetation, to the rich wooded expanses of the Northwest Coast, Northeast and Southeast regions....

Mesoamerica, c. 1500 BCE–500 CE

Mary E. Miller

Mary E. Miller is Sterling Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Matthew H. Robb

Matthew H. Robb is Chief Curator of the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...This chapter addresses the early history (c. 1500 BCE–500 CE) of building forms and cultural concepts in the area of the Western Hemisphere known as Mesoamerica, with particular attention to the Maya region, central Mexico, and the Gulf...

Mesoamerica, 500–1521

Mary E.E. Miller

Mary E. Miller is Sterling Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Matthew H.H. Robb

Matthew H. Robb is Chief Curator of the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The period in this chapter extends from the second half of what archaeologists call the Classic era of Mesoamerican history (covering the first millennium CE up to around 900) to the Post-Classic era (lasting from around 900 until...