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    • Zooarchaeology and Field Ecology

    • The only field guide and laboratory manual to cover both the osteology and the natural history of western North American vertebrates in a single volume
    • Archaeology / Zoology / Wildlife Biology
    • Zooarchaeology and Conservation Biology

    • Argues that conservation biology cannot afford to ignore zooarchaeological research and that we can learn important lessons by examining long-term human and nonhuman influences on ecosystems.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Years of Promise

    • Reveals the crucial role that university president A. Ray Olpin played in transforming the University of Utah from a provincial college to a first rate national university.
    • Biography
    • Writing Natural History

    • The edited record of four public dialogues held at the University of Utah in 1988 between eminent writers in the fields of natural history that link the sciences with the humanities, enhancing our understanding and appreciation of both.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Wrecks of Human Ambition

    • This volume fills a gap in existing histories of the canyon country of southeastern Utah and northern Arizona by focusing on early historical themes from the confrontation between Euro-Christian ideals and the challenging landscape.
    • Utah / Western History
    • Works in Stone

    • A cross section of recent research in lithic analysis, demonstrating a wide range of theoretical approaches
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • Women Pilots of World War II

    • A look at the personal experiences of the Woman Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs), recounting the adventures of one of eighteen classes of women to graduate from the Army Air Forces' flight training school during World War II.
    • Western History
    • Women and Mormonism

    • A combination of thematic, cultural, and historical approaches to the study of Mormon women
    • Mormon Studies / Women's Studies
    • With Anxious Care

    • Through a combination of riveting photos and descriptive history, Utah State Capitol curator Judith McConkie captures the anxious care that restored and pre-served the Capitol building.
    • Utah
    • Winds from the North

    • Integrating data and methods from human biology, linguistics, archaeology and cultural anthropology, this study offers a multifaceted approach to understanding the origins of the Tewa Pueblo people of New Mexico.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Wind River Trails

    • A guide book based on decades of the author's experience that describes the trails, routes, wildlife, glaciers, lakes, and streams in Wyoming's fabulous two-and-a-quarter million acre Wind River Range.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors
    • Wilderness and Political Ecology

    • Demonstrates that native people were active managers of their surroundings, causing changes so extensive that the anthropogenic environment has long been viewed as the natural state of the American ecosystem.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Wilderness

    • An exploration of the increasingly delicate imbalance between the landscape and national demands for energy, water, and other resource developments. Includes interviews with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Robert Redford.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Wildbranch

    • A powerful collection of essays and poetry by both prominent American environmental writers and exciting new voices.
    • Nature and Environment / Literature
    • Wild River

    • Follow the Colorado River from its headwaters in Rocky Mountain National Park through Utah's Westwater Canyon, the national parks of Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef, and Zion, the Grand Canyon, and into Mexico.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Wild Horses of the West

    • Explore the beauty and controversy of wild horses in a new KUED documentary
    • Animals / Nature and Environment
    • Where the Earth and Sky Are Sewn Together

    • This book represents a much revised rendition of the historian’s Sobaipuri-O’odham, a people who once dominated southern Arizona’s landscape.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • Where Roads Will Never Reach

    • How the courageous actions of citizens in Idaho and Montana saved some of America’s largest wilderness areas
    • Environmental History
    • When the White House Calls

    • John Price's autobiography is a compelling story of the American Dream realized, and the importance of service to country.
    • Autobiography and Memoir / Utah
    • What's Nature Worth?

    • Based on interviews with a dozen prominent environmental writers, this work explores how the art of storytelling might bring new perspectives and insights to discussions regarding the “value” of nature and the environment.
    • Nature and Environment
    • Wetland Adaptations in the Great Basin

    • Collected papers from the 21st Great Basin Anthropological Conference, with focus on fishing gear, faunal remains, and shifts in strategies in specific marsh and riverine settings.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Weaving a Legacy

    • Examines the changes of the iconic weaved willow baskets of the Owens Valley Paiute and Panamint Shoshone tribes in the context of the region’s dramatic social history.
    • American Indian
    • We Shall Remain

    • Offers a powerful perspective on the American Indian tribes of the Great Basin region now known as Utah. Produced in collaboration with the five principle nations of the Great Basin: the Ute, Paiute, Northwestern Shoshone, Goshute, and Navajo...
    • American Indian / Western History
    • We Refused to Die

    • A compelling account of a POW of the Japanese during World War II written only months after the author's release.
    • Memoir
    • Wasatch Eleveners

    • Provides information on the 18 peaks in the Wasatch Mountains that are above 11,000 feet, all of which can be summated as a day hike without the use of climbing gear. Includes trailhead access, approaches, routes, and maps.
    • Guidebooks and Outdoors / Utah
    • War and Nationalism

    • An interdisciplinary cadre of specialists offer in-depth analyses of the Balkan Wars and the nationalistic struggles that transformed the Ottoman Empire
    • Middle East Studies
    • War and Diplomacy

    • Based on the proceedings of a 2010 conference on the Treaty of Berlin, this volume offers an understanding of the events that led to the Balkan Wars and WWI.
    • Middle East Studies
    • War and Collapse

    • An unprecedented scholarly effort surveys the important but neglected role and consequences of World War I for the Ottoman state
    • Middle East Studies
    • Wallace Stegner’s Salt Lake City

    • A recreation of the 1920s and 1930s Salt Lake City from Wallace Stegner's youth based on archival photographs, quotations from Stegner's writings, and interpretive essays.
    • Utah
    • Wallace Stegner

    • A visual glimpse into the complex, fascinating life of Wallace Stegner, masterful Pulitzer Prize winning writer hailed as the foundation of new thinking on the American environment.
    • Biography
    • Walking on Sand

    • A biography of Salt Lake-born Rocco C. Siciliano, the first Italian-American to serve in the White House as an assistant to the president, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
    • Autobiography and Memoir
    • Visions of the Grand Staircase–Escalante

    • The first comprehensive review of the monument’s natural and human attributes, the planning framework, and issues of paramount concern.
    • Nature and Environment
    • UUAP 125: Camels Back Cave

    • Covers an isolated limestone ridge on the southern edge of the Great Salt Lake Desert, where archaeologists have exposed a series of stratified deposits spanning the entire Holocene era.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 122: Intermountain Archaeology

    • The papers in this volume reflect a broad topical range: how transportation issues associated with the movement of people and good into and out of upland areas affects the way hunter-gatherers behave, issues of social identity and group boundaries,...
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 121: Newberry Crater

    • The research in this volume derives from investigations conducted in connection with proposed widening and realignment of the Paulina-East Lake Highway, located within the caldera of Newberry Volcano.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 120: Surviving Adversity

    • The only modern interpretive site report on the Sinagua culture, which includes interpretations for comparison to other sites in the Southwest and a consideration of social organization.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 119: Glen Canyon Revisited

    • This report examines specific issues about the history and lifeways of the prehistoric inhabitants in around Glen Canyon.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 116: The Ute of Utah Lake

    • This paper incorporates environmental, ethnographic, and ethnohistorical data to develop a clearer picture of the patterns of Western Ute life in Utah Valley immediately prior to European contact and to put those patterns in the context of other...
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 115: The Archaeology of James Creek Shelter

    • This paper reports the geological, biological, and archaeological data from the 1984 excavation of James Creek Shelter in Eureka County, Nevada. Documented occupation of the shelter lasted from about 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1800.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 111: Pottery of the Great Basin and Adjacent Areas

    • This volume is compilation of individual papers from the Great Basin/California Pottery Workshop of April 1983. The papers include data reports, literature reviews, statements of theoretical positions, and analytical methodology. All address...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 109: Kiliwa Dictionary

    • This volume is a dictionary of the Kiliwa language and is a companion to the Kiliwa Texts published earlier (see AP No. 107).
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 108: Peyotism in the West

    • This paper reports on the peyote cult as practiced among the Ute. It discusses some newly discovered historical information relating to the introduction of peyotism in the United States and compares the peyote cult among the Utes to that of other...
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 107: Kiliwa Texts: "When I have donned my crest of stars"

    • This report covers the language of the Kiliwa of Baja California, Mexico and records a number of Kiliwa texts, including myths and legends, ethnographic, ethnohistorical narratives, personal narratives and miscellaneous texts.
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 106: Final Year Excavations at the Evans Mound Site

    • This report builds on earlier publications of excavations and data collection at the Evans Mound, a Fremont site located in the southwestern end of the Parowan Valley in Iron County, Utah. It also summarizes the fourth and last season of excavation...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 105: Bull Creek

    • This paper reports on a survey of over 100 sites located in the Bull Creek study area, which runs from the foothills of the Henry Mountains to just north of White Point in southern Utah. It also reports on the excavations and analyses undertaken as...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 104: Cowboy Cave

    • This descriptive report on the 1975 archaeological excavations at Cowboy Cave, an Archaic site located in Wayne County, Utah, provides relevant comparative and interpretive comments by a number of authors.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 103: Sudden Shelter

    • Sudden Shelter was a prehistoric site located in Sevier County, central Utah. The University of Utah conducted a salvage investigation of this site, as it was in the right-of-way during the construction of I-70. This descriptive report summarizes...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 102: A Selected Bibliography of Utah Archaeology

    • This paper is a compilation of 1021 sources (books, journal articles, dissertations, government reports, etc.) that have made a substantive contribution to the archeological data for the state of Utah. It was completed in 1978.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 100: The Levee Site and the Knoll Site

    • This report describes the 1969 archaeological excavations along the lower Bear River at the Levee site and the Knoll site. It also provides a record of previous investigations in the area and interpretive considerations on cultural affiliation and...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 099: Miscellaneous Collected Papers, 19–24

    • This volume comprises 6 miscellaneous papers: No. 19—Indian Petroglyphs from White Pine County, Nevada; No. 20—The Palmer Collection from Southwestern Utah, 1875; No. 21—The Woodruff Bison Kill; No. 22—The Bear River No. 3 Site; No....
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 098: Prehistory of Utah and the Eastern Great Basin

    • This paper, written in 1973 by Jesse D. Jennings, summarizes the knowledge gained from about 75 years of archaeology in Utah. It covers the various prehistoric groups that have called the Utah area home for the last 10,000 years.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 097: Analysis of Prehistoric Coprolites from Utah

    • Reports on the coprolites found at Hogup and Danger Cave and at sites in Glen Canyon, listing the plant and animal content as well as the parasites and chemical makeup that provide information about prehistoric diet, resource utilization,...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 096: Swallow Shelter and Associated Sites

    • This report records data from archeological surveys and excavations conducted in the Grouse Creek—Goose Creek area of extreme northwestern Utah and northeastern Nevada during 1969 to 1973.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 095: Median Village and Fremont Culture Regional Variation

    • This paper reports on the 1968 excavations at Median Village, a Fremont settlement in Iron County, Utah. It also includes a comparative and distributional study of Fremont culture based on the archaeological variations found within Fremont culture...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 093: Hogup Cave

    • This paper reports on the 1967 and 1968 archaeological excavations conducted at Hogup Cave, located approximately 75 miles northwest of Salt Lake City, Utah. Various analyses on plant and animal remains, coprolites, birds, corn, dog remains,...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 092: Prehistoric Settlement Patterns in the Libyan Desert

    • Also known as "Nubian Series Number 4." This report discusses the findings of research in the Dungul region, the Kurkur and other oases, and ends with an examination of the relationship of prehistoric man to the desert environment.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 091: Pharo Village

    • This paper describes the structures, human remains, pottery, and other artifacts found during archaeological excavations at Pharo Village located near the south end of Upper Round Valley in Millard County, Utah.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 089: Miscellaneous Collected Papers, 15–18

    • This volume comprises four papers: No. 15—1966 Excavations: Uinta Basin; No. 16—Preliminary Survey of the Manti-La Sal National Forest; No. 17—Lithic Materials from Escalante Valley, Utah; and No. 18—An Unusual Human Skull from near...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 088: Excavations at Nephi, Utah, 1965-1966

    • This paper reports on two seasons of excavation (1965–1966) conducted by the University of Utah at the Nephi Mound site near the center of the Fremont culture area in Utah.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 086: Ceramic Studies of the Historic Periods in  Nubia

    • Also known as "Nubian Series Number 2." A report on the ceramics found at two sites in Nubia. The ceramics are connected to the three groups of people who lived in the area: the Meriotic, X-Group, and Christians.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 084: Caldwell Village

    • This volume reports on the excavations undertaken at the prehistoric Fremont site of Caldwell Village located near the small town of Lapoint in Uintah County, northeastern Utah.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 083: Miscellaneous Collected Papers, 11–14

    • This volume comprises four papers: No. 11—Excavations at Gunlock Flats, Southwestern Utah; No. 12—An Archeological Survey of Canyonlands National Park; No. 13—The Archeology of Boundary Village; and No. 14—Utah Crania of the Historic Period...
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 083.5: Excavations at Gunlock Flats, Southwestern Utah

    • Also known as "Miscellaneous Paper Number 11", published in University of Utah Anthropological Paper No. 83. This paper reports on the excavations conducted by the University of Utah at Gunlock Flats in 1965. Gunlock Flats is on the east bank of...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 082: Fremont-Promontory-Plains Relationships

    • This report reassesses the ethnic and cultural origins of the Fremont in Utah, drawing its interpretations from data of more recent excavations in central, northern, and northeastern Utah and the southwestern Wyoming Basin.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 081: Glen Canyon: A Summary

    • This report summarizes the discoveries of eight field seasons in the Glen Canyon area. It provides a human paleoecological account of the region by trying to synthesize the information gathered by specialists from a variety of scientific fields.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 079: Virgin-Kayenta Cultural Relationships

    • This paper reports on the prehistory of the Virgin branch of the Anasazi in the Southwest. It incorporates information from sites excavated in the early 1960s in southwest Utah to reassess earlier studies of Virgin Anasazi culture that were based...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 078: Southern Paiute Ethnohistory

    • Ethnohistory of the Southern Paiute as interpreted from field work, archaeological sites, and the ecology of their territory.
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 076: Excavations in Southwest Utah

    • This volume reports on sites excavated in southwest Utah, three near St. George, three in Zion National Park, and two in Johnson Canyon, east of Kanab. The appendix also describes additional sites that were surveyed in these areas.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 075: Miscellaneous Collected Papers 8–10

    • This report includes three unrelated papers: An Ethnography of the Kuzedika Paiute of Mono Lake, CA; Pictograph Site in Cave Valley, Zion National Park, Utah; and Salvage Excavations at Natural Bridges National Monument.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 074: Notes on the Human Ecology of Glen Canyon

    • A comprehensive report of the relationships of climate, plants, and animals to the humans who occupied the area of Glen Canyon. Data was collected by the Department of Anthropology and the Biological Sciences Division.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 073: 1962 Excavations, Glen Canyon Area

    • This report focuses on sites tested and/or excavated by the University of Utah in the Colorado River canyon, Slickrock Canyon, Steer Pasture, Castle Wash, and Cedar Mesa.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 070: The San Juan Canyon Historical Sites

    • This is the third volume devoted to a detailed study of the historical sites in the Glen Canyon area and environs. It reports on sites in the canyon of the San Juan River from its mouth, 78 miles upstream from Lees Ferry, to the head of the canyon...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 069: Southern Paiute Ethnography

    • A study of the four eastern bands of Southern Pauite: Kaibab, Kaiparowits, San Juan, and Panguitch. The text was written by Isabel Kelly on the basis of field data she gathered in 1932.
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 068: Havasupai Region and Mythology

    • A description of the Havasupai religion and mythology primarily based on the notes of Carma Lee Smithson who lived with the Havasupai for several years. The notes have been edited and expanded by Robert C. Euler.
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 066: 1961 Excavations, Kaiparowits Plateau, Utah

    • A report of the findings of the 1961 survey and excavation program conducted by the University of Utah on the Kaiparowits Plateau in southern Utah. Eleven sites were excavated, with small sites completely excavated and larger sites extensively...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 064: 1961 Excavations, Harris Wash, Utah

    • Another volume reporting on prehistoric sites in Glen Canyon prior to its inundation. This one details four sites that were excavated and one that was tested in Harris Wash. All are in the lower 5 miles of the wash.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 063: 1961 Excavations, Glen Canyon Area

    • A third volume devoted to the detailed study of the historical sites in Glen Canyon prior to its inundation. This one reports on Lake and Moqui canyons, left tributaries of the Colorado River at miles 113 and 125, respectively.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology

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