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Did South American civilizations lack critical technologies or science that enabled Europe to undergo mechanization and economic growth where they did not? This is a comparative exercise trying to identify particular technologies or pieces of science as necessary to sustain a long run growth process.
Reason of choice
The issue of technological development of the pre-Columbian civilizations is extremely interesting and appears to be far less explored than others. Southern American states are being often perceived as underdeveloped, while there are numerous artifacts which prove a relatively high level of technological development. It would be challenging, yet very educating ...