Titles by Series

The Anthropology of War

Edited by Jonathan Haas

This edited collection contains important new material on the origins and role of warfare in “tribal” societies. The chapters focus on a number of basic research issues, including war and social evolution, causes of war, ideology of war, and European transformation of indigenous warfare patterns.

Subjects: Anthropology

Myth and the History of the Hispanic Southwest

By David J. Weber

"As a major interpreter of the field's scholarship, Weber's works will become guides for the future writing of Spanish, Mexican, and nineteenth-century Mexican American history."— New Mexico Historical Review

Subjects: HistorySouthwest

Growing Up with the Country

Childhood on the Far Western Frontier
By Elliott West

This illustrated study shows how frontier life shaped children's character.

Runner in the Sun

By D'Arcy McNickle
Illustrations by Allan Houser

A novel of pre-Hispanic Indian life in the Southwest.

Food, Diet, and Population at Prehistoric Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, New Mexico

By Wilma Wetterstrom

This sixth volume in the Arroyo Hondo series provides information on the food, diet, and population analysis of this large prehistoric pueblo located just southeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Indian Rock Art of the Southwest

By Polly Schaafsma

This comprehensive view of carvings and paintings on stone by Native Americans from 200 BC through the nineteenth century surveys the rock art of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, northern Mexico, and west Texas, providing an incomparable visual record of Southwest Indian culture, religion, and society.

Late Lowland Maya Civilization

Classic to Postclassic
Edited by Jeremy A. SabloffE. Wyllys Andrews

This book is a series of essays that offers a framework for the study of lowland Maya settlement patterns, surveying the range of interpretive ideas about ancient Maya remains. Suggesting hypotheses to guide future research, the articles discuss historical, geographical, chronological, and theoretical matters.

The Faunal Remains from Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, New Mexico

A Study in Short-Term Subsistence Change
By Richard W. LangArthur H. Harris

This fifth volume presents the results of faunal analysis from the Arroyo Hondo excavations, covering the topics of prehistoric vegetation and climate; the importance of various animals in the diet; seasonal hunting patterns; methods of butchering, skinning and cooking; the prehistoric hunting territory; the raising of domesticated dogs and turkeys; and trade in animals and animal products.

The Contemporary Ecology of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico

By N. Edmund Kelley

From 1971 to 1974, the School of American Research conducted a major multidisciplinary program of excavation and research at Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, one of the largest fourteenth-century Rio Grande sites. This first volume in the series covers the area’s topography, geology, soil, climate, hydrology, vegetation, and animal life.

Pueblo Population and Society

The Arroyo Hondo Skeletal and Mortuary Remains
By Ann M. Palkovich

Excavation at Arroyo Hondo yielded 120 human skeletons, many accompanied by grave goods. This book describes and interprets the skeletal and mortuary remains.

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