An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology

An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology

by Alfred Vincent Kidder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300001401

ISBN-13: 9780300001402

Pub. Date: 09/10/1962

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this classic work in the field of New World archaeology, Alfred Vincent Kidder presents the first regional synthesis and an unsurpassed summary of Pueblo archaeology. He provides an excellent guide to the Southwest's historic and prehistoric sites at the time as well as an early account of the pioneering excavation at Pecos Pueblo. A new essay examines the history…  See more details below

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In this classic work in the field of New World archaeology, Alfred Vincent Kidder presents the first regional synthesis and an unsurpassed summary of Pueblo archaeology. He provides an excellent guide to the Southwest's historic and prehistoric sites at the time as well as an early account of the pioneering excavation at Pecos Pueblo. A new essay examines the history of Pecos and the enduring significance of Kidder's work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300001402
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/10/1962
Series:
The Lamar Series in Western History
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvii
Forewordxi
Kidder and the Synthesis of Southwestern Archaeology1
Preface56
History of Pecos61
Field work at Pecos: previous investigations, field work of Phillips Academy, summary of results88
The modern pueblos140
The prehistoric pueblos158
The San Juan: Pueblo ruins--Chaco Canyon, Mesa Verde, Kayenta; pre-Pueblo ruins; post-Basket Maker ruins; Basket Maker sites; Northern Peripheral district165
The Rio Grande; Eastern Peripheral district254
The Little Colorado266
The Upper Gila280
The Mimbres289
The Lower Gila298
The Chihuahua basin316
Conclusions323
Bibliography353
Schwartz References379

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