Peter M. Whiteley

Peter M. Whiteley is a curator of North American ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History. His research on Hopi social organization has resulted in multiple publications. He has also conducted ethnographic and ethnohistoric research and written on several other Pueblo social histories, notably Laguna, Isleta, Kewa, and Tesuque.
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Puebloan Societies

Homology and Heterogeneity in Time and Space

University of New Mexico Press

Puebloan sociocultural formations of the past and present are the subject of the essays collected here.

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New Light on a Classic Problem of Kinship Analysis

The University of Arizona Press

Why do people in a few societies scattered around the globe call relatives of different generations by the same terms? This question has perplexed anthropologists since 1871. A successor to the landmark 1998 book Transformations of Kinship, this volume includes the latest work on the “Crow-Omaha problem” from the world’s leading scholars.

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