By Linda S Cordell
The long-awaited 3rd variation of this famous textbook is still the go-to textual content and reference for somebody drawn to Southwest archaeology. It presents a finished precis of the main topics and subject matters vital to trendy interpretation and perform. extra concise, obtainable, and student-friendly, the 3rd variation bargains scholars the newest in present learn, debates, and topical syntheses in addition to elevated assurance of Paleoindian and Archaic sessions and the Casas Grandes phenomenon. It is still the precise textual content for classes on Southwest archaeology on the complicated undergraduate and graduate degrees and is a perfect source e-book for the Southwest researchers’ bookshelf and for basic readers.
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This book is shorter than its predecessor, the second edition, but still addresses the broad scope of archaeological research in the Southwest. We concentrate on exploring how archaeologists learn about the past, how they "know what they know," rather than on presenting a catalogue of discoveries or an index of important archaeological sites. This is not an encyclopedia. Rather, it is a discussion of ideas about the past and the kinds of evidence that support them. As in the previous editions, we provide background information in the first three chapters and follow with chapters arranged in the chronological order of the archaeological record from earliest remains to the most recent.
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A) Waffle garden, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. (Photo by Jesse Nusbaum, ca. 1910. Courtesy of the Museum of New Mexico). (b) Hopi garden with check dams, planted in corn. (1931 photo, Courtesy of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History) of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico; and the massive adobe buildings, effigy mounds, and ball courts of Casas Grandes (also called Paquimé) in Chihuahua are treasures of world heritage today. These places are also respected footprints of the ancestors of contemporary Native peoples.