Titles by Subject

Chaco Canyon

Archaeology and Archaeologists
By Robert H. ListerFlorence C. Lister

Chaco Canyon is the first complete account of Chacoan archaeology, from the discovery of the ruins by Spanish soldiers in the seventeenth century, through the scientific analyses of the 1970s.

The Spell of New Mexico

Edited by Tony Hillerman

Famous writers tell of the fascination of New Mexico.

¿Qué Pasó?

An English-Spanish Guide for Medical Personnel
Fourth Edition, Revised and Expanded
By Martin KantrowitzAntonio MondragónWilliam Lord Coleman

Designed to facilitate communication between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking medical personnel; includes pediatric workups.

The Southwest

By David Lavender

A historical and cultural overview, including discussions of present-day racial, conservation, and economic problems.

The Canadian Frontier, 1534-1760

Revised Edition
By W. J. Eccles

The French era in Canada.

Subjects: History

Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America

By Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca
Translated by Cyclone Covey

Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca was the first European to cross the North American continent. This remarkable book is his odyssey, first written in 1542 as an official report to the king of Spain under the title La Relación.

American Indians of the Southwest

Revised and Enlarged Edition
By Bertha P. Dutton

More than providing a compendium of southwestern Indian history and culture, this remarkable book gives the reader an understanding of and appreciation for the unique lifeways of these peoples whose philopophy, the author believes, may be our one great resource for peace.

Elites

Ethnographic Issues
Edited by George E. Marcus

This book is a collection of essays focusing on the role that elites play in shaping modern societies. Critiquing the treatment accorded elites as subjects in recent Western social thought, the essays reflect upon past results and explore directions in the investigation of elite groups by anthropologists.

Subjects: Anthropology

The Past Climate of Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, Reconstructed from Tree Rings

By Martin R. RoseJeffrey S. DeanWilliam J. Robinson

This landmark study uses archaeological tree-ring chronologies in the first attempt to quantitatively reconstruct past climate variability. After a step-by-step explanation of the statistical methods the authors reconstruct in inches the annual and spring precipitation of the Arroyo Hondo area for each year from AD 985 to 1970. This is the fourth volume in the series.

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.

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