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Southwest Archaeology in the Twentieth Century

Editat de Linda S Cordell, Don D. Fowler
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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 10 Nov 2005 – vârsta de la 22 ani
By looking back at the previous century of study, this book provides an authoritative retrospective of intellectual trends as well as a synthesis of current themes in the arena of the American Southwest.
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ISBN-13: 9780874808254
ISBN-10: 0874808251
Pagini: 312
Ilustrații: 21 illustrations, 2 maps
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 x 36 mm
Greutate: 0.59 kg
Ediția: 1st Edition
Editura: University of Utah Press
Colecția University of Utah Press


"A tribute to the work that has been undertaken by generations of American and Mexican archaeologists to make the culture area truly one of the most studied in the world."—Nancy Parezo, University of Arizona

"This book will be useful to many archaeologists specializing in the American Southwest. Some essays will serve as nice reviews of half-forgotten information and others, as resources of ideas with which to agree or disagree. Graduate students will find many of the essays useful for basic information. The list of references is quite good. Additionally, since so many archaeological methods and themes originated in the Southwest, this book will be of interest to archaeologists of other regions. Overall, it provides a timely and thoughtful look behinds us as we move ahead into the challenges of the twenty-first century."—Journal of Anthropological Research


Table of Contents:
List of Figures
I. The Contexts of Southwest Archaeology
1. Introduction
2. The Formative Years: Southwest Archaeology, 1890–1910
3. Paradigms, Professionals, and the Making of Southwest Archaeology, 1910–1920
4. Seven Years That Reshaped Southwest Prehistory
5. Curricular Matters: The Impact of Field Schools on Southwest Archaeology
6. The Development of Archaeology in Northwest Mexico
7. From the Academy to the Private Sector: CRM's Rapid Transformation within the Archaeological Profession
8. Southwest Archaeology Today with an Eye to the Future
II. The Contributions of Southwest Archaeology
9. Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions and Archaeology: Uniting the Social and Natural Sciences in the American Southwest and Beyond
10. The First 10,000 Years in the Southwest
11. Complexity
12. Ethnicity and Southwestern Archaeology
13. Ethnographic Analogy and Ancestral Pueblo Archaeology
14. "The Feeling of Working Completely in the Dark." The Uncertain Foundations of Southwestern Mission Archaeology
15. Discussions of Southwest Archaeology in the Twentieth Century