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The Anasazi in a Changing Environment

The Anasazi in a Changing Environment

Part of School of American Research Advanced Seminars

Jonathan Haas, George J. Gumerman, Jeffrey S. Dean, Thor N. V. Karlstrom, Richard H. Hevly, Shirley Powell, Robert C. Euler, Fred Plog
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  • Date Published: December 1988
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521346313


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  • An outline of a 1000 year chronicle of environmental and cultural history which attempts to explain broad patterns of interaction between humans and their environment. It uses North American geological and botanical remains, and looks at the behaviour of the Anasazi - prehistoric Pueblo Indians.

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    • Date Published: December 1988
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521346313
    • length: 340 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 32 mm
    • weight: 0.67kg
    • contains: 44 b/w illus. 5 tables
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    List of tables
    Foreword Jonathan Haas
    Preface George J. Gumerman
    1. A historical perspective on environment and culture in Anasazi country George J. Gumerman
    2. A model of Anasazi behavioural adaption Jeffrey S. Dean
    3. Alluvial chronology and hydrologic change of Black Mesa and nearby regions Thor N. V. Karlstrom
    4. Prehistoric vegetation and paleoclimates on the Colorado Plateaus Richard H. Hevly
    5. Dendrochronology and paleoenvironmental reconstruction on the Colorado Plateaus Jeffrey S. Dean
    6. Anasazi demographic patterns and organizational responses: assumptions and interpretive difficulties Shirley Powell
    7. Demography and cultural dynamics on the Colorado Plateaus Robert C. Euler
    8. Anasazi adaptive strategies: the model, predictions, and results Fred Plog, George J. Gumerman, Robert C. Euler, Jeffrey S. Dean, Richard H. Hevly and Thor N. V. Karlstrom
    9. Afterword George J. Gumerman

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    George J. Gumerman


    Jonathan Haas, George J. Gumerman, Jeffrey S. Dean, Thor N. V. Karlstrom, Richard H. Hevly, Shirley Powell, Robert C. Euler, Fred Plog

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