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The social consequences of climate change in the Central Mesa Verde region
(American Antiquity, 2016)
The consequences of climate change vary over space and time. Effective studies of human responses to climatically induced environmental change must therefore sample the environmental diversity experienced by specific ...
Quantifying Household Inequality in Early Pueblo Villages
(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 ...
The Neolithic Demographic Transition in the U.S. Southwest
(American Antiquity, 2008)
Maize agriculture was practiced in the U.S. Southwest slightly before 2000 B.C., but had a negligible impact on population growth rates until the development or introduction of more productive land races; the ability to ...