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Cultural Transmission and Material Culture

The University of Arizona Press

How and why people develop, maintain, and change cultural boundaries through time are central issues in the social and behavioral sciences in generaland anthropological archaeology in particular. What factors influence people to imitate or deviate from the behaviors of other group members? How are social group boundaries produced, ...

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Animas-La Plata Project Volume IX

SWCA Environmental Consultants, SWCA, Inc.

This volume of the Animas-La Plata series (SWCA Anthropological Research Paper No. 10) describes the results of excavations at one Late Archaic site, three Basketmaker II sites, nineteen Pueblo I limited activity sites, and six undated artifact scatters in Ridges Basin, located approximately 2 miles south of Durango, Colorado. The volume ...

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Animas-La Plata Project Volume X

SWCA Environmental Consultants, SWCA, Inc.

This volume of the Animas-La Plata series (SWCA Anthropological Research Paper No. 10) contains three sections: geomorphological studies, archaeobotanical studies, and vertebrate faunal studies. The first section comprises studies of landscape change and stability, soil fertility, and paleoclimate in Ridges Basin. The second section ...

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Lost Laborers in Colonial California

The University of Arizona Press

Native Americans who populated the various ranchos of Mexican California as laborers are people frequently lost to history. The "rancho period" was a critical time for California Indians, as many were drawn into labor pools for the flourishing ranchos following the 1834 dismantlement of the mission system, but they are practically absent ...

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Chocolate

Pathway to the Gods

The University of Arizona Press

Chocolate: Pathway to the Gods takes readers on a journey through 3,000 years of the history of chocolate. It is a trip filled with surprises. And it is a beautifully illustrated tour, featuring 132 vibrant color photographs and a captivating sixty-minute DVD documentary. Along the way, readers learn about the mystical allure of chocolate ...

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In the Aftermath of Migration

The University of Arizona Press

The Safford and Aravaipa valleys of Arizona have always lingered in the wings of Southwestern archaeology, away from the spotlight held by the more thoroughly studied Tucson and Phoenix Basins, the Mogollon Rim area, and the Colorado Plateau. Yet these two valleys hold intriguing clues to understanding the social processes, particularly ...

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