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The long-awaited 3rd version of this famous textbook is still the go-to textual content and reference for somebody drawn to Southwest archaeology. It offers a complete precis of the most important topics and subject matters imperative to trendy interpretation and perform. extra concise, available, and student-friendly, the 3rd variation deals scholars the most recent in present examine, debates, and topical syntheses in addition to elevated insurance of Paleoindian and Archaic sessions and the Casas Grandes phenomenon. It is still the appropriate textual content for classes on Southwest archaeology on the complicated undergraduate and graduate degrees and is a perfect source e-book for the Southwest researchers’ bookshelf and for common readers.

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We are equally indebted to our colleagues and our students for the challenge of their ideas. Maxine McBrinn extends her thanks to Mark D. Mitchell and the Board of PaleoCultural Research Group for their generosity and collegiality. Linda Cordell acknowledges her gratitude to the SAR reading group: Jamila Bargach, Gloria Bell, Lucas Bessire, Cathy Cameron, Aric Chopito, Sarah Croucher, Doug Kiel, Steve Lekson, Teresa Montoya, and Melissa Nelson, and to our special guest, Tsianina Lomawaima, and to her long-term supporters, Desha Hill and Mari Lyn Salvador.

Southwest, New—History. 4. Southwest, New— Antiquities. I. McBrinn, Maxine. II. Title. 01—dc23 2011050859 ISBN 978-1-59874-675-4 paperback Contents LIST OF TABLES AND ILLUSTRATIONS PREFACE CHAPTER 1. THE PLACE AND ITS PEOPLES Concepts and Boundaries The Southwest's Spanish Colonial History Present-Day Native Peoples Peoples of the Southern Southwest Peoples of the Western Southwest Peoples of the Northern Southwest Archaeological Traditions Approaches to the Past CHAPTER 2. NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS OF THE CULTURAL SOUTHWEST Physiographic Provinces Climate Plants Animals Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction Conclusion CHAPTER 3.

Halchidhoma 22. Quechan 23. Cocopa 24. Maricopa 25. Papago & Upper Pima 26. Chiricahua Apache 27. Mescalero Apache 28. Jocome and Jano 29. Suma 30. Jumano 31. Seri 32. Lower Pima 33. Eudeve 34. Opata 35. Jova 36. Concho 37. Yaqui 38. Guarijío 39. Tarahumara 40. Mayo 41. Tubar 42. Toboso 43. Guasave 44. Tahue 45. Acaxee 46. Tepehuan Peoples of the Southern Southwest Most of the vast expanse of northwestern Mexico and adjacent southern Arizona is the traditional homeland of peoples speaking languages in the Uto-Aztecan language family.

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