Ancient Peoples of the American Southwest / Edition 2

Ancient Peoples of the American Southwest / Edition 2

by Stephen Plog
     
 

"A graphic, lucid account of the Anasazi, Hohokam, and Mogollon highlights how these ancient cultures evolved so successfully in response to their changing habitat."—Science NewsSee more details below

Overview

"A graphic, lucid account of the Anasazi, Hohokam, and Mogollon highlights how these ancient cultures evolved so successfully in response to their changing habitat."—Science News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500286937
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
04/20/2008
Series:
Ancient Peoples and Places Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
243,870
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7

1 Introduction: People and Landscape 13

2 Paleo-Indians: Early Hunters and Gatherers 9500 to 7000 BC 37

3 The Archaic: Questions of Continuity and Change 7000 BC to AD 200 46

4 The Rise of Village Life AD 200 to 700 56

5 From Village to Town: Hohkam, Mogollon, and Anasazi AD 700 to 1130 71

6 Cliff dwellings, Cooperation, and Conflict AD 1130 to 1350 118

7 Towns, Mounds, and Kachinas 154

8 From Prehistory to History 181

Epilogue 194

Map of the Southwest 200

Guide to the Southwest 202

Notes to the Text 207

Further Reading 211

Sources of Illustration 220

Index 222

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