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  • Quantifying Household Inequality in Early Pueblo Villages 

    Kohler, Timothy A.; Higgins, Rebecca (University of Chicago Press, 2016-10)
    The rapid rise of the “Chaco phenomenon” in northern New Mexico in the ninth century AD invites a search for either historical precursors or generative processes that might have explanatory utility. We analyze one candidate ...
  • Raiding for Women in the Prehispanic Northern Pueblo Southwest? A Pilot Examination 

    Kohler, Timothy A.; Turner, Kathryn Kramer (Current Anthropology, 2006)
    Spatial data on sex ratios through time from archaeological sites in the late pre-Hispanic northern U.S. Southwest reveal significant regional and subregional departures from the expected values. In the eleventh century ...
  • Raising the Bar: Lithic Analysis and Archaeological Research in the Southeast 

    Andrefsky, William, Jr. (University of Alabama Press, 2012)
    The goal of this collection of essays is to stimulate researchers in the South­ east to recognize stone tools and debitage as important research data that can be used in parallel with more popular archaeological materials. ...
  • Raw Material Availability and the Organization of Technology 

    Andrefsky, William, Jr. (American Antiquity, 1994)
    Ethnographic examples of stone-tool makers in Australia and archaeological examples from three different areas in the western United States indicate that the availability of lithic raw materials is an important variable ...
  • Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS): Approach, Challenges, and Strategies 

    McConnell, William J.; Millington, James D. A.; Reo, Nicholas J.; Alberti, Marina; Asbjornsen, Heidi; Baker, Lawrence A.; Brozovi?, Nicholas; Drinkwater, Laurie E.; Drzyzga, Scott A.; Fragoso, Jos?; Holland, Daniel S.; Jantz, Claire A.; Kohler, Timothy A.; Maschner, Herbert D. G.; Monticino, Michael; Podest?, Guillermo; Pontius, Robert Gilmore, Jr.; Redman, Charles L.; Sailor, David; Urquhart, Gerald; Liu, Jianguo (Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 2011)
    Understanding the complexity of human–nature interactions is central to the quest for both human well-being and global sustainability. To build an understanding of these interactions, scientists, planners, resource managers, ...
  • Response to Thomas F. King, in "Point Counter Point." 

    Lipe, William D. (Society for American Archaeology, 1998)
  • Rice, Millets, Social Complexity and the Spread of Millet Agriculture to the Chengdu Plain and Southwest China 

    D'Alpoim Guedes, Jade (Rice, 2011)
    The Chengdu plain of south-west China lies outside the main centres of early domestication in the Huanghe and Yangzi valleys, but its importance in Chinese prehistory is demonstrated by the spectacular Sanxingdui bronzes ...
  • ROPA Proposal Moves Toward Membership Vote in the Fall. 

    Lipe, William D. (Society for American Archaeology, 1997)
    The proposal to establish a Register of Professional Archaeologists (ROPA) is moving toward a vote this fall by the memberships of both the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) and the Society for Historical Archaeology ...
  • SAA to promote professional standards through ROPA sponsorship. 

    Lipe, William D.; Steponaitis, Vincas P. (Society for American Archaeology, 1998)
    An essential part of the Society for American Archaeology's mission is to promote high ethical and professional standards for the conduct of archaeology. It is part of our obligation to the public, who support our work, ...
  • SAA, SHA, SOPA, AIA Discuss Register of Professional Archaeologists 

    McGimsey, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1925-; Lipe, William D.; Seifert, Donna J. (Society for American Archaeology, 1995)
    The executive boards of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA), Society of Professional Archeologists (SOPA), and the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA), as well as the governing board of the Archaeological ...
  • Scale, Interaction and Regional Analysis in Late Pueblo Prehistory 

    Duff, Andrew I. (University Press of Colorado, 2000)
    Examination of regional-scale processes in prehistory requires explicit consideration of what we mean by regions. Definitions vary with research interests and the times, but the boundaries of regions are usually defined ...
  • Sex identification of infants sacrificed to the ancient Aztec raingods in Tlatelolco, Mexico 

    De la Cruz, Isabel; González-Oliver, Angélica; Kemp, Brian M.; Román, Juan A.; Smith, David Glenn; Torre-Blanco, Alfonso (Current Anthropology, 2008)
    Recent excavations of Temple R, dedicated to the Aztec god of wind and rain, Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl, at the archaeological site of Tlatelolco, Mexico City, recovered the sacrificial remains of 37 subadults and 6 adults. It ...
  • Sidama Agro-Pastoralism and Ethnobiological Classification of its Primary Plant, Enset (Ensete ventricosum) 

    Quinlan, Marsha B.; Quinlan, Robert J.; Dira, S.J. (Ethnobiology Letters, 2014)
    Enset is an essential plant for the Ethiopian Sidama system of agropastoralism. Sidama agropastoralism and the folk taxonomy of enset is presented here in ethnographic context. One of several societies of Ethiopia’s enset ...
  • Sidama Agro-Pastoralism and Ethnobiological Classification of its Primary Plant, Enset (Ensete ventricosum) 

    Quinlan, Marsha B.; Quinlan, Robert J.; Dira, Samuel Jilo (Ethnobiology Letters, 2014)
    Enset is an essential plant for the Ethiopian Sidama system of agropastoralism. Sidama agropastoralism and the folk taxonomy of enset is presented here in ethnographic context. One of several societies of Ethiopia’s enset ...
  • Social Power in the Central Mesa Verde Region, A.D. 1150-1290 

    Lipe, William D. (University of Utah Press, 2002)
    Social power ( cf. Mann 1986) refers to the ability of individuals or groups to control or direct the actions of other individuals or groups. This can be accomplished by actual or threatened physical coercion, by providing ...
  • Socio-Economic Growth, Culture Scale, and Household Well-Being: A Test of the Power-Elite Hypothesis 

    Bodley, John H. (High Plains Applied Anthropologist, 2002)
    Socioeconomic growth is an elite-directed process that concentrates social power in direct proportion to increases in culture scale. Power-elites have used at least three different ways to control social power to their own ...
  • Strategies for Resource Protection: Results from "Save the Past for the Future." 

    Lipe, William D. (Society for American Archaeology, SAA Bulletin, 1994)
    On September 19-2 3, SAA hosted Save the Past for the Future, a working conference held in Breckenridge, Colo., with 161 participants. Below, the chairs of the three conference workshops provide brief summaries of the ...
  • Summary of Comments on the Draft Preliminary Report on Renewing Our National Archaeological Program. 

    Lipe, William D. (Society for American Archaeology, 1996)
    This preliminary report of the Tempe Conference on "Renewing Our National Archaeological Program" is a slightly revised version of the draft report that was produced in March 1995 following the conference. This draft was ...
  • Sunk-Cost Effects Made Ancient Societies Vulnerable to Collapse 

    Janssen, Marco A; Kohler, Timothy A.; Scheffer, Marten (Current Anthropology, 2003)
    In this report we seek to unite these two explanations in a model that suggests why and under what conditions societies faced with resource degradation might “fail to adapt.” We are not peddling a new universal theory for ...
  • Surface Estimation of Site Structure and Content, Dolores Project 

    Kohler, Timothy A.; Schlanger, Sarah (Atechiston, Inc., 1980)
    In a program with a regional focus such as the Dolores Project, it is clearly impossible to excavate all the known sites, or even a very large sample of them, and, inevitably much of our inference concerning distributions ...