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  • ISBN: 9781629971582
  • ISBN: 1629971588
  • ISBN: 9781629971599
  • ISBN: 1629971596
  • Physical Description: videorecording (DVD)
    videorecording (DVD)
    videodisc
    4 videodiscs (approximately 12 hrs.) : digital sound, color ; 12 cm. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 189 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.) and 1 transcript book (vi, 431 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Virginia : Teaching Co., 2012.

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General Note: "24 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture"--Container.
Book contains lecture transcripts and outlines, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Home use only.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. South America's lost cradle of civilization -- Discovering Peru's earliest cities -- South America's first people -- Ceramics, textiles, and organized states -- Chavín and the rise of religious authority -- Cupisnique to Salinar: elite rulers and war.
Participant or Performer Note: Lecturer, Professor Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Center.
Summary, etc.: The dramatic terrain of South America is one of the great and thrilling frontiers of archaeology. Buried by the centuries on soaring mountain slopes and beneath arid deserts and lush jungles, the remains of extraordinary, majestic civilizations - many completely unknown until recent decades - are now coming to light and raising tantalizing questions about what else may be awaiting discovery. These newly uncovered sites, as well as previously known ones such as Cuzco and Machu Picchu, are by no means those of simple, 'primitive' cultures, but show astonishing sophistication in large-scale architecture, agricultural systems, art, and urban organization, together with technological ingenuity that dazzles the imagination. As one of only six places on earth where civilization arose spontaneously, this region offers a fresh and revelatory look at how human societies formed, from the earliest organized communities to cultures of huge complexity. They paralleled, yet were absolutely different from, the ancient cultures of Greece, Egypt, and others that we know so much better. In these sites you witness, with vivid clarity, the unfolding of one of the true cradles of civilization. Now, in Lost Worlds of South America, Professor Edwin Barnhart, director of the Maya Exploration Center, leads you on an adventurous trek of discovery through the wilds of South America to the great, mysterious civilizations of the ancients. In 24 eye-opening lectures, you'll take an in-depth look at the emerging finds and archaeological knowledge of more than 12 seminal civilizations, giving you rich insight into the creative vision and monumental achievements of these wellsprings of human life.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Home use only.
Subject: Indians of South America -- History
Incas
Incas -- History
Chavín culture
Tiwanaku culture
Paracas Site (Peru)
Mochica Indians
Huari Indians
South America -- History
South America -- Civilization
South America -- Kings and rulers
Peru -- History
Amazon River Region -- History
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Genre/Form: Filmed lectures.
Educational films.
DVDs.

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