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Thoughts on Stone Tool Shape and Inferred Function
(Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology, 1997)
Inferences of site function from stone tool function based upon tool typologies are very common in the contemporary archaeological literature. A brief review of some ethnographic and archaeological studies confirms the ...
Strategies for Resource Protection: Results from "Save the Past for the Future."
(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 ...
The Basketmaker II Period in the Four Corners Area.
(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 ...
SAA, SHA, SOPA, AIA Discuss Register of Professional Archaeologists
(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 ...
The Process of Migration in the Late Prehistoric Southwest. In Migration and Reorganization: The Pueblo IV Period in the American Southwest
(Anthropological Research Papers, 1998)
Greater understanding of migration behavior can provide southwestern archaeologists with new insights into prehistoric social dynamics. However, this requires reorienting the way in which archaeologists approach the study ...
Inhibitions and Compensations: A Study of the Effects of Negative Sanctions in Three Pacific Cultures
(Pacific Studies, 1991)
Oedipus is named after his injured feet because he represents that part of ourselves lamed by the social sanctions. The fact that sanctions used to control children have consequences for character is well documented in ...
The Scope of Post-Chacoan Community Organization in the Lower Zuni River Region
(Anthropological Research Papers, 1994)
This chapter addresses the scope of post-Chacoan community organization in the lower Zuni River region, and suggests a methodology for examining community organization elsewhere. The chapter is divided into several sections. ...
Response to Thomas F. King, in "Point Counter Point."
(Society for American Archaeology, 1998)
Fieldhouses, Villages, and the Tragedy of the Commons in the Early Northern Anasazi Southwest
(American Antiquity, 1992)
The appearance of field houses and villages in the early northern Anasazi Southwest is interpreted as containing information concerning inclusiveness of land ownership or control. Early northern Anasazi villages probably ...
Wilderness Values and Archaeological Resource Management.
(Minnesota Extension Service, University of Minnesota, 1990)
Most archaeological sites in wilderness have value primarily for the information they can yield. Often, information value can be realized only through methods such as excavation and artifact collection that physically ...