CLUES TO THE PAST PAPERS IN HONOR OF WILLIAM M SUNDT THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NEW MEXICO 16

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Clues To The Past

Author : Meliha S. Duran
ISBN : IND:30000003956277
Genre : Indians of North America
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Category: Indians of North America

The Archaeology Of Art In The American Southwest

Author : Marit K. Munson
ISBN : 0759120250
Genre : Social Science
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Archaeologists seldom study ancient art, even though art is fundamental to the human experience. The Archaeology of Art in the American Southwest argues that archaeologists should study ancient artifacts as artwork, as applying the term 'art' to the past raises new questions about artists, audiences, and the works of art themselves. Munson proposes that studies of ancient artwork be based on standard archaeological approaches to material culture, framed by theoretical insights of disciplines such as art history, visual studies, and psychology. Using examples drawn from the American Southwest, The Archaeology of Art in the American Southwest discusses artistic practice in ancestral Pueblo and Mimbres ceramics and the implications of context and accessibility for the audiences of painted murals and rock art. Studies of Hohokam figurines and rock art illustrate methods for studying ancient images, while the aesthetics of ancient art are suggested by work on ceramics and kivas from Chaco Canyon. This book will be of interest to archaeologists working in the Southwest who want to broaden their perspective on the past. It will also appeal to archaeologists in other parts of the world and to anthropologists, art historians, and those who are intrigued by the material world, aesthetics, and the visual.
Category: Social Science

New Mexico And The Pimer A Alta

Author : John G. Douglass
ISBN : 9781607325741
Genre : Social Science
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Focusing on the two major areas of the Southwest that witnessed the most intensive and sustained colonial encounters, New Mexico and the Pimería Alta compares how different forms of colonialism and indigenous political economies resulted in diverse outcomes for colonists and Native peoples. Taking a holistic approach and studying both colonist and indigenous perspectives through archaeological, ethnohistorical, historical, and landscape data, contributors examine how the processes of colonialism played out in the American Southwest. Although these broad areas—New Mexico and southern Arizona/northern Sonora—share a similar early colonial history, the particular combination of players, sociohistorical trajectories, and social relations within each area led to, and were transformed by, markedly diverse colonial encounters. Understanding these different mixes of players, history, and social relations provides the foundation for conceptualizing the enormous changes wrought by colonialism throughout the region. The presentations of different cultural trajectories also offer important avenues for future thought and discussion on the strategies for missionization and colonialism. The case studies tackle how cultures evolved in the light of radical transformations in cultural traits or traditions and how different groups reconciled to this change. A much needed up-to-date examination of the colonial era in the Southwest, New Mexico and the Pimería Alta demonstrates the intertwined relationships between cultural continuity and transformation during a time of immense change and highlights contemporary thought on the colonial experience. Contributors: Joseph Aguilar, Jimmy Arterberry, Heather Atherton, Dale Brenneman, J. Andrew Darling, John G. Douglass, B. Sunday Eiselt, Severin Fowles, William M. Graves, Lauren Jelinek, Kelly L. Jenks, Stewart B. Koyiyumptewa, Phillip O. Leckman, Matthew Liebmann, Kent G. Lightfoot, Lindsay Montgomery, Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman, Robert Preucel, Matthew Schmader, Thomas E. Sheridan, Colleen Strawhacker, J. Homer Thiel, David Hurst Thomas, Laurie D. Webster
Category: Social Science

The Pueblo Bonito Mounds Of Chaco Canyon

Author : Patricia L. Crown
ISBN : 9780826356512
Genre : History
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Archaeologists use the artifacts and fauna they found to examine the lives and activities of the inhabitants of Pueblo Bonito as well as to further interpret current models of Chaco archaeology.
Category: History

New Perspectives On Pottery Mound Pueblo

Author : Polly Schaafsma
ISBN : 0826339069
Genre : History
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Pottery Mound, New Mexico, was occupied from the late 14th century into the late 15th. It was first excavated, during the 1950s and 1960s, when ancestors of today's Pueblo peoples were not of much interest to most scholars, so the findings were not widely published nor the initial interpretations scrutinized and debated. Here scholars engaged in more recent excavations, and other involved in interpreting both new and old data, offer fresh insights.
Category: History

The American Southwest And Mesoamerica

Author : Jonathon E. Ericson
ISBN : 0306441780
Genre : History
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Summarizes the knowledge of prehistoric regional exchange in the American Southwest and Mesoamerica. Suitable for anthropologists and archaeologists, this volume presents data for comparative analysis of regional systems relative to sociopolitical organization.
Category: History

La Jornada

Author : Meliha S. Duran
ISBN : IND:30000050635147
Genre : Archaeology
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Category: Archaeology

Puebloan Past And Present

Author : Stuart J. Baldwin
ISBN : UOM:39015025161277
Genre : Indian pottery
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Of Pots And Rocks

Author : Meliha S. Duran
ISBN : IND:30000045627381
Genre : Archaeology
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Category: Archaeology

The First 100 Years

Author : Frances Joan Mathien
ISBN : IND:30000068555428
Genre : Archaeology
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Category: Archaeology