51 Amazonia: archaeology
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Heckenberger, M. 2013. 51 Amazonia: archaeology. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration.
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
This chapter complements chapter 50 and discusses the likely migration histories of the Tupí, Carib, Jê, and Arawak language families within the past three thousand years. It also describes the characteristic social features of the ethnolinguistic populations associated with these families.
Keywords: archaeology; New World prehistory; Holocene; South America; Amazonia