Archaeology

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Thirty Years Into Yesterday

The University of Arizona Press

For thirty years, the University of Arizona Archaeological Field School at Grasshopper—a 500-room Mogollon pueblo located on what is today the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona--probed the past, taught scholars of international repute, and generated controversy. This book offers an extraordinary window into a changing ...

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Thirty Years Into Yesterday

The University of Arizona Press

For thirty years, the University of Arizona Archaeological Field School at Grasshopper—a 500-room Mogollon pueblo located on what is today the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona--probed the past, taught scholars of international repute, and generated controversy. This book offers an extraordinary window into a changing ...

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The Safford Valley Grids

The University of Arizona Press

Crisscrossing Pleistocene terrace tops and overlooking the Gila River in southeastern Arizona are acres and acres of rock alignments that have perplexed archaeologists for a century. Well known but poorly understood, these features have long been considered agricultural, but exactly what was cultivated, how, and why remained a ...

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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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The Settlement of the American Continents

The University of Arizona Press

When many scholars are asked about early human settlement in the Americas, they might point to a handful of archaeological sites as evidence. Yet the process was not a simple one, and today there is no consistent argument favoring a particular scenario for the peopling of the New World.

This book approaches the human settlement ...

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Prehistory in West Prescott, Arizona

SWCA Environmental Consultants, SWCA, Inc.

Excavations at seven sites in West Prescott, Arizona, provide new information on a poorly understood group. The results suggest a "pit house-figurine" population of the Prescott Culture who reinforced social identity through production of ceramic figurines in human and animal forms. Evidence indicates use of a range of local wild ...

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