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Ancient peoples of the American Southwest / Stephen Plog ; drawings by Amy Elizabeth Grey.

Author: Stephen Plog
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1998, 1997.
Series: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. ed. Reprinted 2001
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"Most people are familiar with the famous Precolumbian civilizations of the Aztecs and Maya of Mexico, but few realize just how advanced were contemporary cultures in the American Southwest. Here lie some of the most remarkable monuments of America's prehistoric past, such as Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde. Visitors marvel at the impressive ruined pueblos and spectacular cliff dwellings, but often have little idea of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Plog
ISBN: 050027939X 9780500279397
OCLC Number: 798308392
Description: 224 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: People and landscape --
Paleo-Indians: early hunters and gatherers, 9500 to 6000 BC --
The Archaic: questions of continuity and change, 6000/5500 to 200 BC --
The rise of village life, 200 BC to AD 700 --
From village to town: Hohokam, Mogollon, and Anasazi, AD 700 to 1130 --
Cliff dwellings, cooperation, and conflict, AD 1130 to 1350 --
Towns, mounds, and kachinas --
From prehistory to history.
Series Title: Ancient peoples and places (Thames and Hudson)

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The American Southwest is home to some of the most remarkable monuments of America's prehistoric past, such as Mesa Verde and Chaco Canyon, which became a center of a thriving Anasazi cultural  Read more...

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