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Uruk Mesopotamia & Its Neighbors

2001. Edited by Mitchell S. Rothman

The contributing field and theoretical archaeologists in this volume radically reassess the chronological framework for the region, assemble the basic data sets on both local and regional levels, and interpret and synthesize these data in order to put local patterns and dynamics into their widest regional context.

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The Valley of Mexico

1976. Edited by Eric R. Wolf

The chapters in this volume present an important contemporary interpretation of the cultural and archaeological legacy of the Valley of Mexico, a rich and ancient place where the presence of the past is all around.

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The Walhalla Plateau

1979. Douglas W. Schwartz, Jane Kepp, and Richard C. Chapman

This book presents data from the School of American Research’s survey and excavation on the Walhalla Plateau, discussing the dynamics of settlement expansion and decline and the economic adaptation to this marginal, high-altitude environment.

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Women & Men in the Prehispanic Southwest

2001. Edited by Patricia L. Crown

This volume takes a groundbreaking look at gendered activities in prehistory and the differential access that women and men had to sources and symbols of power and prestige. The authors’ probe the time period during which Southwestern populations shifted from migratory gatherer-hunters to sedentary agriculturalists and from living in small bands to settling in large aggregated communities.

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