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Lost worlds of South America. Season 1 [electronic resource] / Professor Edwin Barnhart, Maya Exploration Center.

Barnhart, Edwin Lawrence, (author,, speaker.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses , 2012.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 1 South America's Lost Cradle of Civilization Episode 3 South America's First People Episode 18 Cuzco and the Tawantinsuyu Empire Episode 19 The Inca - From Raiders to Empire Episode 10 The Moche - Richest Tombs in the New World Episode 23 Spanish Contact - Pizarro Conquers the Inca Episode 4 Ceramics, Textiles, and Organized States Episode 13 The Amazon - Civilization Lost in the Jungle Episode 14 The Wari - Foundations of the Inca Empire? Episode 5 Chavn̕ and the Rise of Religious Authority Episode 15 The Chim ͠- Empire of the Northern Coast Episode 7 Paracas - Mummies, Shamans, and Severed Heads Episode 16 The Sican - Goldsmiths of the Northern Coast Episode 9 The Moche - Pyramids, Gold, and Warriors Episode 21 The Khipu - Language Hidden in Knots Episode 24 Remnants of the Past - Andean Culture Today Episode 11 The Moche - Drugs, Sex, Music, and Puppies Episode 12 Enigmatic Tiwanaku by Lake Titicaca Episode 6 Cupisnique to Salinar - Elite Rulers and War Episode 8 The Nazca Lines and Underground Channels Episode 17 The Inca Origins - Mythology v. Archaeology Episode 2 Discovering Peru's Earliest Cities Episode 20 The Inca - Gifts of the Empire Episode 22 Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
24 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture by Professor Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Center.
Summary, etc.:
As one of only six places on earth where civilization arose spontaneously, South America offers insight into how human societies formed. Go on a trek of discovery through the archaeological knowledge of more than 12 seminal civilizations, and gain rich insight into the creative vision and monumental achievements of these wellsprings of human life.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: South America > History.
South America > Civilization.
South America > Antiquities.

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