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Mimbres Society

The University of Arizona Press

The enchanting pottery created by the Mimbres people of southwestern New Mexico is considered by many scholars to be unique among all the ancient art traditions of North America. Distinguished by their elaborate hand-painted black-on-white designs, Mimbres vessels have inspired artists and collectors, and many insist that they are ...

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Haida Gwaii

Human History and Environment from the Time of Loon to the Time of the Iron People

UBC Press

This book brings together the results of extensive and varied field research by both federal agencies and independent researchers, and carefully integrates them with earlier archaeological, ethnohistorical, and paleoenvironmental work in the region.

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The Social Life of Pots

The University of Arizona Press

The demographic upheavals that altered the social landscape of the Southwest from the thirteenth through the seventeenth centuries forced peoples from diverse backgrounds to literally remake their worlds--transformations in community, identity, and power that are only beginning to be understood through innovations in decorated ceramics. In ...

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Lifeways in the Northern Maya Lowlands

The University of Arizona Press

The flat, dry reaches of the northern Yucatán Peninsula have been largely ignored by archaeologists drawn to the more illustrious sites of the south. This book is the first volume to focus entirely on the northern Maya lowlands, presenting a broad cross-section of current research projects in the region by both established and up-and-...

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Journey to the Ice Age

Discovering an Ancient World

UBC Press

A captivating record of archaeological discoveries of the Early Paleo-Indians, who exploded suddenly on the archaeological record about 11,500 years ago and expanded rapidly throughout North America and South America.

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History Is in the Land

The University of Arizona Press

Arizona's San Pedro Valley is a natural corridor through which generations of native peoples have traveled for more than 12,000 years, and today many tribes consider it to be part of their ancestral homeland. This book explores the multiple cultural meanings, historical interpretations, and cosmological values of this extraordinary region ...

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