The Wari—Foundations of the Inca Empire?
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Lost Worlds of South America
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Here, track the remarkable innovations of the Wari culture, highlighting its walled cities, paved road systems, large-scale livestock herding, and ingenious form of terraced agriculture. Examine the evidence of satellite communities of the Wari and the question of whether Wari expansion constituted empire building or a more benign diffusion of culture.