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51 Amazonia: archaeology

Prehistory

Part II: Holocene migrations

  1. Michael Heckenberger

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm851

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Heckenberger, M. 2013. 51 Amazonia: archaeology. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

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