Stephen H. Lekson

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Salado Archaeology of the Upper Gila, New Mexico

The University of Arizona Press

Salado is an enigma of the past. One of the most spectacular cultures of the ancient Southwest, its brilliant polychrome pottery has been subjected to varied interpretations, from religious cult to artistic horizon. Stephen Lekson now uses data from two Salado sites—a large pueblo and a small farmstead—to clarify long-...

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The Archaeology of Chaco Canyon

An Eleventh-Century Pueblo Regional Center

School for Advanced Research Press

The site of a great Ancestral Pueblo center in the 11th and 12th centuries AD, the ruins in Chaco Canyon look like a city to some archaeologists, a ceremonial center to others. Chaco and the people who created its monumental great houses, extensive roads, and network of outlying settlements remain an enigma in American archaeology.

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A History of the Ancient Southwest

School for Advanced Research Press

According to archaeologist Stephen H. Lekson, much of what we think we know about the Southwest has been compressed into conventions and classifications and orthodoxies. This book challenges and reconfigures these accepted notions by telling two parallel stories, one about the development, personalities, and institutions of Southwestern archaeology and the other about interpretations of what actually happened in the ancient past.

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Canyon Spirits

Beauty and Power in the Ancestral Puebloan World

Photographs by John L. Ninnemann
University of New Mexico Press
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Enduring Motives

The Archaeology of Tradition and Religion in Native America

Edited by Linea Sundstrom and Warren DeBoer; Introduction by Linea Sundstrom and Warren DeBoer
University of Alabama Press
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