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  • 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 ...
  • Survey, Excavation and Geophysics at Songjiaheba ? A Small Bronze Age Village in the Chengdu Plain 

    Flad, Rowan; Horsley, Timothy; D'Alpoim Guedes, Jade; Bennett, Gwen; Li, Shuicheng; Jiang, Zhanghua; Ming, Jiang; Kunyu, He (Asian Perspectives, 2014)
    Archaeological survey in the Chengdu Plain of Sichuan Province has revealed settlement patterns surrounding Late Neolithic walled sites, including large numbers of small settlements from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, and Han ...
  • The Archeology of Ecology: Taking the Long View 

    Lipe, William D. (Federal Archeology, 1995)
    William Lipe writes: "Like other archeologists of my generation (I completed my Ph.D in 1966), I received my basic training at a time when ecologically oriented archeology was just becoming respectable. The "conjunctive ...
  • The Basketmaker II Period in the Four Corners Area. 

    Lipe, William D. (United States. Bureau of Land Management, 1993)
    The Basketmaker II period is important. The archaeological remains of this period document the emergence of the Anasazi cultural tradition and a consolidation of the dependence on farming that shaped the tradition from ...
  • The Better Angels of Their Nature: Declining Violence Through Time among Prehispanic Farmers of the Pueblo Southwest 

    Kohler, Timothy A.; Ortman, Scott G.; Grundtisch, Katie E.; Fitzpatrick, Carly M.; Cole, Sarah M. (American Antiquity, 2014)
    The central Mesa Verde and the northern Rio Grande regions housed two of the densest populations of pre-hispanic Pueblo peoples in the North American Southwest. We plot incidence of violent trauma on human bone through ...
  • The Cultural Kindling of Spiritual Experiences 

    Cassaniti, Julia; Luhrmann, Tanya Marie (Current Anthropology, 2014-12)
    In this paper we suggest that it is important for the anthropology of Christianity and the anthropology of religion more generally to develop a comparative phenomenology of spiritual experience. Our method is to distinguish ...
  • The Impact of Climate on the Spread of Rice Agriculture to North-Eastern China: An Example from Shandong 

    D'Alpoim Guedes, Jade; Guiyun, Jin; Bocinsky, Kyle (PLOS One, 2015)
    Moving crops outside of their original centers of domestication was sometimes a challenging process. Because of its substantial heat requirements, moving rice agriculture outside of its homelands of domestication was not ...
  • The Mesa Verde Region During Chaco Times 

    Lipe, William D. (School for Advanced Research Press, 2006)
    Although the communities of the Mesa Verde region were largely self-sufficient economically, they were never isolated from events taking place elsewhere in the Southwest. This was especially true in the Pueblo II period, ...
  • The Mesa Verde Region: Chaco's Northern Neighbor 

    Lipe, William D. (School for Advanced Research Press, 2004)
    In public perceptions of Southwestern archaeology, two images compete for attention-Pueblo Bonito, its massive masonry walls rising above the floor. of Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, and Cliff Palace, its many rooms clustered ...