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The Late Archaic Across the Borderlands: From Foraging to Farming

The Late Archaic Across the Borderlands: From Foraging to Farming

by Bradley J. Vierra


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292706699
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 07/01/2005
Series: Texas Archaeology and Ethnohistory Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

BRADLEY J. VIERRA is an archaeologist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Richard I. Ford
Preface by Thomas R. Hester

1. Borderlands Introduction
Bradley J. Vierra
2. The Late Archaic/Early Agricultural Period in Sonora, Mexico
John P. Carpenter, Guadalupe Sánchez, María Elisa Villalpando C.
3. Changing Knowledge and Ideas about the First Farmers in Southeastern Arizona
Jonathan B. Mabry
4. A Biological Reconstruction of Mobility Patterns in Late Archaic Populations
Marsha D. Ogilvie
5. Environmental Constraints on Forager Mobility and the Use of Cultigens in Southeastern Arizona and Southern New Mexico
William H. Doleman
6. The Transition to Farming on the Río Casas Grandes and in the Southern Jornada Mogollon Region
Robert J. Hard and John R. Roney
7. Late Archaic Stone Tool Technology across the Borderlands
Bradley J. Vierra
8. Late Archaic Foragers of Eastern Trans-Pecos Texas and the Big Bend
Robert J. Mallouf
9. Ecological Factors Affecting the Late Archaic Economy of the Lower Pecos River Region
Phil Dering
10. An Overview of the Late Archaic in Southern Texas
Thomas R. Hester
11. Many Perspectives But a Consistent Pattern: Comments on Contributions
R. G. Matson
12. Documenting the Transition to Food Production along the Borderlands
Bruce D. Smith
The Contributors

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