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Walker, William H. 1964-

Works: 8 works in 47 publications in 2 languages and 3,199 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: CC80, 930.1
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Publications about William H Walker
Publications by William H Walker
Most widely held works by William H Walker
Expanding archaeology by James M Skibo( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Warfare in cultural context : practice, agency, and the archaeology of violence ( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Memory work : archaeologies of material practices ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
The Joyce Well Site : on the frontier of the Casas Grandes world by James M Skibo( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and French and held by 169 libraries worldwide
"The Joyce Well site is in the remote boot heel of New Mexico, within the Gray Ranch, a huge spread whose owners continue to exercise careful control over its archaeological and natural resources. The site consists of a single-story pueblo of about 200 rooms that appears to have been associated with the Casas Grandes culture (Paquime) farther south in Chihuahua. Habitation peaked between AD 1200 and 1400. One of the questions researchers have sought to answer is the nature of the interaction between Paquime and sites such as Joyce Well."
Behavioral archaeology : first principles by Michael B Schiffer( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
This book is a synthesis of the fundamental method and theory of behavioral archaeology, organized in terms of the temporal order in which general topics have been addressed. The development of key ideas is recounted in relation to the historical contexts in which they emerged. Among the major topics addressed are philosophy of science and the scientific method, artifacts and human behavior, archaeological inference, formation processes of the archaeological record, technological change, behavioral change, and human communication. Case studies make clear the relevance of behavioral method and theory for the everyday practice of archaeology. Not only has behavioral archaeology successfully elucidated the nature of archaeological inference and demonstrated the importance of dealing with formation processes in every aspect of archaeological research, but it also furnishes a highly original approach for studying and explaining behavioral and technological change. The main message of the book is that behavioral archaeology, which privileges the study of people-artifact interactions at every scale, furnishes a coherent, mature, and still-developing program for conducting archaeological research in any society, past or present
Explorations in behavioral archaeology ( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"Behavioral archaeology, defined as the study of people-object interactions in all times and places, emerged in the 1970s, in large part because of the innovative work of Michael Schiffer and colleagues. This volume provides an overview of how behavioral archaeology has evolved and how it has affected the field of archaeology at large.The contributors to this volume are Schiffer's former students, from his first doctoral student to his most recent. This generational span has allowed for chapters that reflect Schiffer's research from the 1970s to 2012. They are iconoclastic and creative and approach behavioral archaeology from varied perspectives, including archaeological inference and chronology, site formation processes, prehistoric cultures and migration, modern material culture variability, the study of technology, object agency, and art and cultural resources. Broader questions addressed include models of inference and definitions of behavior, study of technology and the causal performances of artifacts, and the implications of artifact causality in human communication and the flow of behavioral history"--
Contemporary archaeologies of the Southwest by William H Walker( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Introduction to contemporary archaeologies of the Southwest / William H. Walker and Kathryn R. Venzor -- Materialities of place : ideologies on the Chacoan landscape / Ruth M. Van Dyke -- Procurement and landscape : lithic quarries as places / Christine G. Ward -- The sun dagger interactive computer graphic model : a digital restoration of a Chacoan calendrical site / Anna Sofaer ... [et al.] -- The lay of the land : power, meaning, and the social in landscape analysis / Maria O'Donovan -- Archaeology of the moment : creating place in the Ludlow strikers' colony / Michael E. Jacobson -- Sacred landscapes, sacred acts : the metaphysics of emplaced ritual among northern Paiute and Hualapai ghost dancers / Alex K. Ruuska -- Fire : accidental or intentional? : an archaeological toolkit for evaluating accident and intent in ancient structural fires / Joe Lally and A.J. Vonarx -- Ancient social boundaries inscribed on the landscape of the lower San Pedro Valley / Patrick D. Lyons, Jeffery J. Clark, and J. Brett Hill -- El Morro Valley as crossroads, El Morro Valley as gathering place : understanding the social landscape of the eastern Cibola region through the archaeological and historical record / Gregson Schachner -- Social identity and memory : interactions between Apaches and Mormons on a frontier landscape / Lauren Jelinek -- Landscape use at San Agustín / Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman -- Ephemeral sites and inertia along el Camino Real de Tierra Adentro : evidence from twelve years of archaeological research / Edward Staski -- Investigating differential persistence of Pueblo populations : a landscape approach / Ann F. Ramenofsky, Michael K. Church, and Jeremy Kulisheck
Homol'ovi : a cultural crossroads by William H Walker( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Alternative Names
Walker, William H.
William H. Walker US-amerikanischer Archäologe
English (45)
French (1)
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