Titles by Subject

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.

Shipwreck Anthropology

Edited by Richard A. Gould

“Shipwrecks are part of the legitimate domain of anthropology and can produce results that are as significant for our ability to explain variability in human behavior as any other kind of archaeology, whether it deals with stone tools in a European Paleolithic rockshelter or ceramics contained in a sixteenth-century Spanish shipwreck.” So argues Richard A. Gould, the editor of this volume originating from a 1981 School of American Research advanced seminar.

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.

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.

Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

By Sandra Myres

Myres uses extensive source material by and about women to study the impact of the frontier on women's lives and the role of women in the West.

The Mexican Frontier, 1821-1846

The American Southwest Under Mexico
By David J. Weber

In this study, Weber reinterprets borderlands history from the Mexican perspective.

The United States Marshals of New Mexico and Arizona Territories, 1846-1912

By Larry D. Ball

The pathbreaking classic on law enforcement on the frontier of the American West.

The Remembered Earth

An Anthology of Contemporary Native American Literature
Edited by Geary Hobson

This broad survey of Native American writing today is incisive, reflective, moving, and provocative in its variety.

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