Archaeology

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Inheriting the Past

The University of Arizona Press

In recent years, archaeologists and Native American communities have struggled to find common ground even though more than a century ago a man of Seneca descent raised on New York's Cattaraugus Reservation, Arthur C. Parker, joined the ranks of professional archaeology. Until now, Parker's life and legacy as the first Native American ...

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Toward a Behavioral Ecology of Lithic Technology

The University of Arizona Press

Modern humans and their hominid ancestors relied on chipped-stone technology for well over two million years and colonized more than 99 percent of the Earth's habitable landmass in doing so. Yet there currently exist only a handful of informal models derived from ethnographic observation, experiments, engineering, and "common sense" to ...

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Warfare in Cultural Context

Amerind Studies in Archaeology

Warfare is a constant in human history. According to the contributors to this volume, archaeologists have assumed that--within certain socioenvironmental parameters--war is always essentially the same phenomenon and follows a common logic, breaking out under similar conditions and having analogous effects on the people involved. In pursuit ...

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The New Urban Agriculture

Island Press
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The Archaeology of Environmental Change

The University of Arizona Press

Water management, soil conservation, sustainable animal husbandry . . . because such socio-environmental challenges have been faced throughout history, lessons from the past can often inform modern policy. In this book, case studies from a wide range of times and places reveal how archaeology can contribute to a better understanding of ...

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Animas-La Plata Project Volume XII

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 the largest and most complex site in the Animas-La Plata project area, the Sacred Ridge site (5lp245). Located in Ridges Basin approximately 8 km (4.8 miles) southwest of Durango, Colorado, Sacred Ridge was a ...

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