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Contents List of Figures / IX List of Maps / XI List of Tables / XIII Foreword / XV Preface / XIX Acknowledgments / XXI 1 Ancient Collasuyu / 1 2 The Evolution of Political Economies / 18 3 The Geography and Paleoecology of the Titicaca Basin / 30 4 The Ethnography and Ethnohistory of the Titicaca Basin / 44 5 The History of Archaeological Research in the Titicaca Basin / 72 6 The Origins and Elaboration of Rank in the Early and Middle Formative Periods / 99 7 The Rise of Competitive Peer Polities in the Upper Formative Period / 137 8 The First State of Tiwanaku / 165 9 The Rise of Complex Agro-Pastoral Societies in the Altiplano Period / 204 10 Conquest from Outside: The Inca Occupation of the Titicaca Basin / 236 11 The Evolution of Complex Society in the Titicaca Basin / 278 appendix: Selected Terms from the 1612 Aymara Dictionary of Ludovico Bertonio / 295 Notes / 301 References Cited / 307 Index / 331 This page intentionally left blank ...


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