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Toward Historicizing Gender in Polynesia: On Vilsoni Hereniko?s Woven Gods and Regional Patterns
(Pacific Studies, 2000)
This article considers possible parallels between Rotuman and Samoan gender history through Vilsoni Hereniko's book Woven Gods. Hereniko draws upon the work of Victor Turner to analyze his Rotuman data, arguing that wedding ...
Materials and Contexts for a Culture History of the Columbia Plateau
(University of Utah Press, 2004)
This chapter is an overview of the prehistoric occupation of the southern part of the Plateau cultural area (hereafter called the Columbia Plateau). It is important to remember that the Plateau in general and the Columbia ...
History of Investigations
(Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, 2007)
The research at Sand Canyon Pueblo (Site 5MT765) was a major component of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center's Sand Canyon Archaeological Project. This project also included intensive excavations at a small site (Green ...
Conserving the in Situ Archaeological Record
(Getty Conservation Institute, 2000)
In the 20th century, archaeologists made great strides in learning to understand the material record of past human life. Concurrently, destruction of the archaeological record increased as population growth, economic ...
Socio-Economic Growth, Culture Scale, and Household Well-Being: A Test of the Power-Elite Hypothesis
(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 ...
A View from the Lake: the Dolores Archaeological Program in the McPhee Reservoir Area, SW Colorado.
(United States. National Park Service. Cultural Resources, 2000)
The Dolores Archaeological Program (DAP) was one of the largest archeological projects ever carried out in the U.S. and was accomplished in several phases. I will focus on the work done to mitigate the effects of the ...
A Conservation Model for Archaeology.
(Archaeology Southwest (Organization), 2005)
The Mesa Verde Region: Chaco's Northern Neighbor
(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 ...
Estudio Preliminar de la Utilizaci?n Animal Durante el Precl?sico Tard?o en El Mirador
(Guatemala Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, 2005)
Esta investigación presenta los resultados de un análisis de casi 4000 restos de animales vertebrados e invertebrados del sitio El Mirador. Este análisis es preliminar y se divide en tres categorías: la identificación de ...
The Mesa Verde Region During Chaco Times
(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, ...