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New Insights from Old Collections: Cedar Mesa, Utah, Revisited
(Southwestern Lore, 2011)
Basketmaker II period collections mode in the 1970s during tbe Cedar Mesa Project are being re-examined with new questions and in some cases with new analytical techniques. Included are DNA analyses of human and turkey ...
HOHOKAM ROCK ART, RITUAL PRACTICE, AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE PHOENIX BASIN
Rock art, once an often-neglected subject, is increasingly considered a meaningful social practice among past and present communities. This thesis adds to a growing body of research that regards rock art as more than art ...
Cultural Scale and Food System Sustainability in the Pacific Northwest: Columbia Basin Case Studies
To meet contemporary goals of long-term food system sustainability it is critical to analyze how people have constructed and maintained food cultures in specific geographic regions through time. This dissertation draws on ...
The Cajun Ideology: Negotiating Identity in Southern Louisiana
The Cajuns are an American ethnic group founded primarily on the ideology of a shared history and language. Their history begins with the expulsion of the Acadian peoples from Nova Scotia in 1755 and continues into modernity ...
The Long Wait: African Migrant Communities and the Production of Local Identity in Istanbul, Turkey
For nearly twenty years Turkey has been a transit location for sub-Saharan African migrants traveling to Europe. The majority of African migrants cannot immediately proceed onward to Europe, and spend months or years in ...
Rice, Millets, Social Complexity and the Spread of Millet Agriculture to the Chengdu Plain and Southwest China
The Chengdu plain of south-west China lies outside the main centres of early domestication in the Huanghe and Yangzi valleys, but its importance in Chinese prehistory is demonstrated by the spectacular Sanxingdui bronzes ...