Archaeology

Architecture of Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, New Mexico

By Winifred Creamer

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. At its peak, Arroyo Hondo contained about one thousand rooms. This seventh volume in the series is focused on the walls, roomblocks, and architecture of public spaces at the site.

The Pottery from Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, New Mexico

Tribalization and Trade in the Northern Rio Grande
By Judith A. Habicht-Mauche

Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, one of the largest fourteenth century sites in the northern Rio Grande region, was excavated by the School of American Research under the leadership of Douglas W. Schwartz between 1970 and 1974. In this eighth volume of the Arroyo Hondo Archaeological Series, Judith A. Habicht-Mauche presents a masterful description and interpretation of the pottery from Arroyo Hondo.

Ideology and Pre-Columbian Civilizations

Edited by Arthur A. DemarestGeoffrey W. Conrad

Employing data from central Mexico, the Maya area, coastal Peru, and highland Peru and Bolivia, directors of several major archaeological field projects interpret evidence of prehistoric ideology and address the question, has ideology any relevance in the reconstruction of prehistory?

Chaco and Hohokam

Prehistoric Regional Systems in the American Southwest
Edited by Patricia L. CrownW. James Judge

Synthesizing data and current thought about the regional systems of the Chacoans and the Hohokam, eleven archaeologists examine settlement patterns, subsistence economy, social organization, and trade, shedding new light on two of the most sophisticated cultures of the prehistoric Southwest.

On the Edge of Splendor

Exploring Grand Canyon's Human Past
By Douglas W. Schwartz

The author's research included major surveys and excavations in several crucial regions of the Grand Canyon. Written for a general audience, this book alternates between insightful accounts of Schwartz's personal experiences in the canyon and explorations of the lives and cultures of its early and late inhabitants.

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.

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.

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