Introduction Frank Salomon and Stuart Schwartz; 1. Testimonies: the making and reading of native South American historical sources; 2. Ethnography in South America: the first two hundred years; 3. The earliest South American lifeways; 4: The maritime, highland, forest dynamic and the origins of complex culture; 5. The evolution of Andean diversity: regional formations, 500 BCE-600 CE; 6. Andean urbanism and statecraft, 550-1450 CE; 7. Chiefdoms: the prevalence and persistence of 'Senorios Naturales', 1400 to European conquest; 8. Archaeology of the Caribbean region; 9. Prehistory of the Southern Cone; 10. The fourfold domain: Inka power and its social foundations; 11. The crises and transformations of invaded societies: the Caribbean, 1492-1580; 12. The crises and transformations of invaded societies, 1500-1580: Andean area; 13. The crises and transformations of invaded societies: coastal Brazil in the sixteenth century; 14. The crises and transformations of invaded societies in the La Plata Basin (1535-1650); 15. The colonial condition in the Quechua-Aymara heartland, 1570-1780; 16. Warfare, reorganization, and readaptation at the margins of Spanish rule: the southern margin (1573-1882); 17. The western margins of Amazonia from the early sixteenth to the early nineteenth century; 18. Warfare, reorganization, and readaptation at the margins of Spanish rule: the Chaco and Paraguay (1573-1882); 19. Destruction, resistance and transformation: southern, coastal and northern Brazil, 1580-1890; 20. Native peoples confront colonial regimes in northeastern South America, c. 1500-1900; 21. New peoples and new kinds of people: adaptation, readjustment, and ethnogenesis in South American indigenous societies (Colonial Era); 22. The 'Republic of Indians' in revolt (c. 1680-c. 1790); 23. Andean highland peasants and the trials of nation-making during the nineteenth century; 24. Indigenous peoples and the rise of independent nation-states in lowland South America; 25. Andean people in the twentieth century; 26. Lowland peoples of the twentieth century.
This two-volume set is a major survey of research on the indigenous peoples of South America.
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