Chavin Notes - Mts, arid coastal range, then very dense...

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••Mts, arid coastal range, then very dense forest on the inside •Very diverse place, geographicly diverse and very active •Once they master the production of corn they can move on to other things such as fish, shells, other things from the ocean •They all share art and culture •It was the center of many different trade networks •As civilization grew its trade linked the coast to the inland people and famers •The domestication of llamas was a big part of their development and success •Only domesticated animal in the west (americas) •Provided meat, wool, and most importantly helped with labor (could load them up with a lot of weight and goods which helped trade) •One person could control about 30 llamas with about 70lbs each •The llamas opened up space for people to make specialized skills such as art and craftsman •Cities •Large platforms that were cut up with decorations, these were for elite house or religiious cerimoneis •Classes devolopes •Elites and officals
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course HST 101 taught by Professor Pettegrew during the Fall '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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