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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 ...
Comments on Session I: Archeological Foundations
(Mesa Verde Museum Association, Mesa Verde, CO, 2008)
Here William D. Lipe provides remarks on the occasion of Mesa Verde National Park's centennial and the century or more of research in the park and surrounding areas. He comments on the 1906 Antiquities Act and the act ...
Historical Ecology in the Mesa Verde Region: Results From The Village Project
(American Antiquity, 2007)
Using the occupation histories of 3,176 habitation sites, new estimates of maize-agriculture productivity, and an analysis of over 1,700 construction timbers, we examine the historical ecology of Pueblo peoples during their ...
Long-term Anasazi Land-Use Patterns and Forest Reduction: A Case Study from Southwest Colorado
(American Antiquity, 1988)
Species of wood used for fuel changed significantly through time at a large Anasazi village in southwestern Colorado occupied from about A.D. 750 to 900. Changes also occurred in other records of plant use from this site, ...
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 ...