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Enigmatic Tiwanaku by Lake Titicaca

Lecture no. 12 from the course: Lost Worlds of South America

Enigmatic Tiwanaku by Lake Titicaca

Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Lake Titicaca is the site of one of South America’s most impressive civilizations. Discover the huge urban complex of Tiwanaku and its cultural connections to Chavín de Huantar. Explore Tiwanaku’s mysterious architecture and its “raised field” agriculture, an engineering feat that allowed for the support of a large population.

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c********m
March 27, 2017

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j********m
November 30, 2015
Fascinating! This odd and slightly obscenely named (to English language ears) lake had always interested me. This lecture added a lot to my limited knowledge. Who knew that trout, capitalism and stupidity played such a vital role in the story of the lake.

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