People of Chaco

Author: Kendrick Frazier
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393318258
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Updated with the latest archaeological and anthropological evidence, "People of Chaco" is an essential book on the Chaco culture and ruins of northwestern New Mexico. Maps & photos.

The Architecture of Chaco Canyon New Mexico

Author: Stephen H Lekson
Publisher: University of Utah Press
ISBN: 0874809487
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A fresh volume on the ancient structures of Chaco Canyon, built by native peoples between AD 850 and 1130, that unifies older information on the area with new advanced research techniques focusing on studies of technology and building types, analyses of architectural change, and readings of the built environment, aided by over 150 maps, floor plans, elevations and photos.

American Studies

Author: Jack Salzman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521365598
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This volume supplements the acclaimed three volume set published in 1986 and consists of an annotated listing of American Studies monographs published between 1984 and 1988. There are more than 6,000 descriptive entries in a wide range of categories: anthropology and folklore, art and architecture, history, literature, music, political science, popular culture, psychology, religion, science and technology, and sociology.

World Prehistory and Archaeology

Author: Michael Chazan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351802887
Format: PDF
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An Integrated Picture of Prehistory as an Active Process of Discovery World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time, fourth edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and what we know about our human prehistory. A cornerstone of World Prehistory and Archaeology is the discussion of prehistory as an active process of discovery. Methodological issues are addressed throughout the text to engage readers. Archaeological methods are introduced in the first two chapters. Succeeding chapters then address the question of how we know the past to provide an integrated presentation of prehistory. The fourth edition involves readers in the current state of archaeological research, revealing how archaeologists work and interpret what they find. Through the coverage of various new research, author Michael Chazan shows how archaeology is truly a global discipline. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: * Gain new perspectives and insights into who we are and how our world came into being. * Think about humanity from the perspective of archaeology. * Appreciate the importance of the archaeological record for contemporary society.

The Pueblo Bonito Mounds of Chaco Canyon

Author: Patricia L. Crown
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826356516
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Archaeologists use the artifacts and fauna they found to examine the lives and activities of the inhabitants of Pueblo Bonito as well as to further interpret current models of Chaco archaeology.

The Puebloan Society of Chaco Canyon

Author: Paul F. Reed
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313327209
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The Chaco Canyon Puebloan Native American society flourished between 950 and 1150 C.E., and then vanished, leaving only a remarkable archaeological record behind. Critical issues are explained, and maps, illustrations, a multi-media bibliography and annotated primary documents are included.

Chaco Revisited

Author: Carrie C. Heitman
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816531609
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Bringing together both up-and-coming and well-known scholars of Chaco Canyon, Chaco Revisited provides readers with refreshing and updated analyses of research collected over the course of a century. Addressing age-old questions surrounding the canyon using new methods, contributors prove that Chaco Canyon was even more complex and fascinating than previously understood.

Kollaps

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104034001
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Der Weltbestseller als erweiterte Neuausgabe! Die überwucherten Tempelruinen von Angkor Wat, die zerfallenden Pyramiden der Maya in Yucatan und die rätselhaften Moai-Statuen der Osterinsel – sie alle sind stille Zeugen von einstmals blühenden Kulturen, die irgendwann verschwanden. Doch was waren die Ursachen dafür? Jared Diamond zeichnet in seiner erweiterten, faszinierenden wie hochaktuellen Studie die Muster nach, die dem Untergang von Gesellschaften (oder ihrem Überleben) zugrunde liegen, und zeigt, was wir für unsere Zukunft daraus lernen können.