Themes in Southwest Prehistory

Themes in Southwest Prehistory

by George J. Gumerman, E. Charles Adams, Linda S. Cordell, Patricia L. Crown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0933452845

ISBN-13: 9780933452848

Pub. Date: 05/01/1994

Publisher: School for Advanced Research Press

Two dozen leading archaeologists isolate a number of themes that were central to the process of increasing complexity in prehistoric Southwestern society, including increased food production, a greater degree of sedentism, and a dramatically increasing population.

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Overview

Two dozen leading archaeologists isolate a number of themes that were central to the process of increasing complexity in prehistoric Southwestern society, including increased food production, a greater degree of sedentism, and a dramatically increasing population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780933452848
Publisher:
School for Advanced Research Press
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
1Patterns and Perturbations in Southwest Prehistory3
2Cultural Evolution in the Prehistoric Southwest11
3Economic Implications of Changing Land-Use Patterns in the Late Archaic33
4Adaptive Stress: Environment and Demography53
5Patterns of Health and Disease: Stress Profiles for the Prehistoric Southwest87
6Processes of Aggregation in the Prehistoric Southwest109
7Toward an Explanation for Southwestern "Abandonments"135
8Structure and Patterning: The Formation of Puebloan Archaeology165
9Alliance Formation and Cultural Identity in the American Southwest183
10The Scream of the Butterfly: Competition and Conflict in the Prehistoric Southwest211
11Drawing the Southwest to Scale: Perspectives on Macroregional Relations239
References267
Index325

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