Archaeology

Archaeology of the Grand Canyon

Unkar Delta
By Douglas W. SchwartzRichard C. ChapmanJane Kepp

This book is the first volume in SAR's Archaeology of the Grand Canyon series. It provides information on the archaeological excavation conducted at the site during the late 1960s.

The Arroyo Hondo New Mexico Site Survey

Prehistoric Pueblo Settlement Patterns
By D. Bruce Dickson

This second volume in the Arroyo Hondo series provides the results of the archaeological survey of this large prehistoric pueblo located just southeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

The Origins of Maya Civilization

Edited by Richard E. W. Adams

The contributors to this book scrutinize the data, survey external influences on the early Maya, and consider economics, ecology, demography, and warfare - as well as social and ideological factors - in explaining the transformation of Maya culture from a village-oriented society to one centered on elite classes living in large civic centers with monumental architecture.

Richard Wetherill: Anasazi

Pioneer Explorer of Southwestern Ruins
Revised Edition
By Frank McNitt

This biography documents the life of the man who discovered the prehistoric ruins at Mesa Verde, Colorado, and began the excavation of Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.

The Classic Maya Collapse

Edited by T. Patrick Culbert

Of the many mysteries surrounding ancient Maya civilization, none has attracted greater interest than its collapse in the eighth and ninth centuries AD. Until recently, speculations on the causes of the collapse have been more numerous than excavated sites in the area. But the past twenty-five years have produced many new findings. In this book, thirteen leading scholars use new data to revise the image of ancient Maya civilization and create a new model of its collapse—a general model of sociopolitical collapse not limited to the cultural history of the Maya alone.

The Road from Frijoles Canyon

Anthropological Adventures on Four Continents
By William Y. Adams

A respected anthropologist reflects on his lifelong passion for the American Southwest and his journey studying the varied cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.

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