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    • Complex Hunter-Gatherers

    • A broad synthesis of the archaeology of the Plateau region of the Pacific Northwest and the evolution and organization of the complex hunter-gatherers in general.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The Ancient Culture of the Fremont River in Utah

    • A classic in Southwestern archaeology, featuring the report proposing the Fremont River drainage area as host to a prehistoric culture unique from all other established Southwestern cultures.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Basin-Plateau Aboriginal Sociopolitical Groups

    • A classic of Great Basin ethnology, this volume constitutes one of the earliest and most comprehensive ethnographic reconnaissance of the Western Shoshoni.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Men Met Along the Trail

    • A classic work. A compilation of the recollections and memories of renowned archaeologist Neil M. Judd’s extensive career in archaeology.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Houses and House-Life of the American Aborigines

    • A classic, available again, by an author who was the first to explore a set of questions regarding social organization that is still currently debated.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 062: Civilizations in Desert Lands

    • A collection of five papers that cover the technology, irrigation and agriculture of ancient cultures in different parts of the world. The papers are independent of each other and focus on ancient cultures of southern Arizona, the Diyala River...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 060: Miscellaneous Collected Papers

    • A collection of papers that represent a portion of the results of archaeological survey, excavation and museum collection analysis undertaken in Utah between 1959 and 1961 by the University of Utah Department of Anthropology and the Utah Statewide...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Kinship, Language, and Prehistory

    • A collection of seventeen articles on the work of Per Hage and his groundbreaking studies in kinship.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Evolutionary Ecology and Archaeology

    • A compilation of archaeological and paleoanthropological studies that provide a foundation for the field of evolutionary ecology.
    • 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
    • Julian Steward and the Great Basin

    • A critical assessment of Julian Steward’s work, the factors that influenced him, and his deep effect on American anthropology, with each chapter exploring a different aspect of his work.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Works in Stone

    • A cross section of recent research in lithic analysis, demonstrating a wide range of theoretical approaches
    • Archaeology / 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 022: Archaeology of Zion Park

    • A description of twelve archaeological sites located during the 1933–34 surveys of Zion National Park, primarily in Parunuweap Canyon, and subsequently tested or fully excavated.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Style, Function, Transmission

    • A detailed outline of the interrelations of Darwin's theory of evolutionary descent with modification, retooled to accommodate artifacts, and the concepts of drift, style, and function.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Seeking the Center Place

    • A detailed view of the last Pueblo communities in the Mesa Verde region, this volume draws from a common database derived from extensive investigations at several sites.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 054: The Hoskaninni Papers: Mining in Glen Canyon, 1897–1902

    • A firsthand account of the biggest mining enterprise in Glen Canyon, Robert Brewster Stanton’s diary makes it possible to reconstruct a chapter in the history of the canyon and to identify a number of historical places in the area.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The Archaeology of Meaningful Places

    • A focused study on the concept of place as an ideal starting point and useful analytical unit for archeological studies.
    • Anthropology and Archaeology
    • The Architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

    • A fresh volume on the ancient structures of Chaco Canyon, built by native peoples between AD 850 and 1130, that unifies older information on the area with new advanced research techniques.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Social Theory in Archaeology

    • A handbook to an array of theoretical approaches that contribute something provocative or significant to the enterprise of constructing social theory in archaeology, setting the agenda for future research.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Aggregate Analysis in Chipped Stone

    • A look at the mass analysis of aggregate lithic debitage and the strengths and weaknesses of different analytical forms.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Casas Grandes World

    • A re-evaluation of the extent, history, and meaning of the Casas Grandes site and its far-reaching connections.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Alcohol in Ancient Mexico

    • A reconstruction of the variety and extent of distallation traditions in ancient Mexican cultures, describing the various plants, fermentation ingredients, and processes used in different regions.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • 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
    • Ancient Caves of the Great Salt Lake Region

    • A report on excavations led by Julian Steward from the 1930s of caves found in the region of the Great Salt Lake, caves that had once been submerged by prehistoric Lake Bonneville.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 016: The Garrison Site

    • A report on the 1952 excavation of the prehistoric Garrison site, located in the Snake Valley region of western Utah.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 014: Archeological Survey of the La Sal Mountain Area, Utah

    • A report on the findings and interpretation of an archaeological survey completed in the La Sal Mountain area near the town of Moab, Utah. This work was completed in 1949-1952 and summarizes about 350 recorded sites, many at high elevations.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology / Utah
    • UUAP 024: Early Man in the Columbia Intermontane Province

    • A review of the archaeological problems relating to the occurrence of Early Man in the Columbia Intermontane province, with particular emphasis on the Columbia Basin. Problems relate to areal and cultural relationships, dating and the establishment...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • House of Mourning

    • A sensitive and in-depth look at the victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre where some 120 men, women, and children from the Arkansas hills were murdered by Mormon militiamen.
    • 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
    • Glen Canyon

    • A summary of the massive salvage project in Glen Canyon to record the archaeology, geology, history, and paleontology of the region before the waters of Lake Powell rushed into the area.
    • 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
    • Chaco’s Northern Prodigies

    • A timely synopsis of the archaeology of the Middle San Juan region bringing recent work at Salmon Ruins into the context of thirty-five years of research there.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Complex Systems and Archaeology

    • A useful introduction to complexity theory, the study of systems of interacting factors that has lately been extended to include behavior in human societies, followed by a series of case studies.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Clear Creek Canyon Archaeological Project

    • A volume that synthesizes the massive amounts of archaeological data recovered during the Clear Creek Project and integrates the findings into the existing Fremont literature.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Deadly Landscapes

    • Advances the rigorous examination of war in the archaeological record, including examples from the Hohokam, Sinagua, Mogollon, and Anasazi regions.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 030: Glen Canyon Survey in 1957

    • Also known as "Glen Canyon Series Number 1." This report covers the initial survey of archaeological sites threatened with inundation from the creation of the Glen Canyon reservoir. It covers the area from the Escalante drainage to the Wahweap...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 032: Mormon Towns in the Region of the Colorado

    • Also known as "Glen Canyon Series Number 3." The report covers the founding, history and descriptions of six Mormon towns: Boulder, Cannonville, Escalante, Hanksville, Hite, and Lee’s Ferry, all located in the Glen Canyon region.
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 036: Survey of Vegetation in the Glen Canyon Reservoir Basin

    • Also known as "Glen Canyon Series Number 5." One of a series of AP reports about the Colorado River centered on the Glen Canyon area and completed as part of the salvage work associated with the dam. The volume describes the vegetation in the...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 039.1: Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey - Part I

    • Also known as "Glen Canyon Series Number 6." Part I of III Parts. This volume defines and refines problems of regional importance from the limited data collected during the archaeological survey and contains varying author opinions about...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 039.2: Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey - Part II

    • Also known as "Glen Canyon Series Number 6." Part II of III Parts. Contains the archaeological survey of the Kaiparowits Plateau by James Gunnerson, the Glen Canyon main stem survey by Don Fowler, and the San Juan triangle survey by Ted Weller...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 039.3: Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey - Part III

    • Also known as "Glen Canyon Series Number 6." Part III of III. Reports on the final phase of the Glen Canyon survey concentrated in the upper canyon between Hite, Utah, and the confluence of the San Juan and Colorado rivers.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • 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 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 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
    • It's About Time

    • Although chronology plays a key role within archaeology, the history of archaeological dating and its effect on the interpretation of prehistory has never been actively considered. In this book, experts in stratigraphy, ceramic dating, obsidian...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Becoming White Clay

    • An archaeological, historical, and ethnographic study of the Jicarilla Apache
    • American Indian / Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The Chaco Handbook

    • An encyclopedic handbook that organizes the extensive amount of information available for Chaco Canyon, a remarkable archaeological site of ancient puebloan ruins in northwestern New Mexico.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 038: The Havasupai Woman

    • An ethnographic report on the life cycle of the Havasupai woman based on five months of field research by Carma Lee Smithson during 1950 and 1951.
    • Anthropology
    • Cladistics and Archaeology

    • An exploration of the application of cladistics, a specific method of phylogeny (evolutionary development), to archaeology by considering artifacts as human phenotypic characters.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Behavioral Archaeology

    • An illustration of the coherence and scope of behavioral archaeology, an emerging branch of anthropology emphasizing the study of relationships between human behavior and artifacts.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The Archaeoclimatology Atlas of Oregon

    • An in-depth look at the modeled climatic and environmental history of Oregon over the past 14,000 years and an analysis of the relationship between people and climatic variables.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Becoming Aztlan

    • An overview of the continuities in culture between the American Southwest and the adjacent northwest of Mexico.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Models for the Millennium

    • An overview of the development and current practice of anthropology in the Great Basin that includes such topics as models for past and present anthropological and archaeological phenomena.
    • 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
    • Kinship Systems

    • Anthropologists and linguists provide a novel approach to understanding and reconstructing kinship in ancient times with global case studies
    • Anthropology / Linguistics
    • UUAP 052: 1960 Excavations, Glen Canyon Area

    • Archaeological survey, testing and excavation of twenty-four sites carried out in Lake Canyon and its tributaries is reported here. The 1960 focus was on problem orientation and as such, salvaging an adequate sample for this purpose.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • 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
    • Defending the Dinétah

    • Argues that pueblitos in the Navajo homeland of Dinétah are unrelated to Puebloan immigration or the Spanish reconquest as previously believed by archaeologists.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Archaeology Beyond Dialogue

    • Argues that the archaeological community must do more than simply engage in dialogue about the influence of globalization on peoples' perspectives of the past.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Evolutionary Archaeology

    • Assembles benchmark articles in evolutionary archaeology that show how to apply scientific evolutionism to the study of variation in the archaeological record.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Expanding Archaeology

    • Attempts to define behavioral archaeology comprehensively as the study of material objects regardless of time or space to describe and explain human behavior.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Children in the Prehistoric Puebloan Southwest

    • Attempts to find archaeological evidence of children in ancient Puebloan societies using such approaches as analysis of artifacts and skeletal remains and ethnographic interpretation of rock art.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 034: Archaeological Notes on Stansbury Island

    • Based on a report completed in 1948, this volume presents descriptions of the prehistoric artifacts and burials found on Stansbury Island during the excavation of two cave sites.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Hell Gap

    • Begins the analysis of the vast quantity of material recovered from one of the most significant Paleoindian sites in North America, Hell Gap.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Lithic Debitage

    • Brings together recent research on lithic debitage, the by-product flakes and chips from stone tool production, an abundant but wildly over-looked artifact type in prehistoric archaeological sites.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Southwest Archaeology in the Twentieth Century

    • By looking back at the previous century of study, this book provides an authoritative retrospective of intellectual trends as well as a synthesis of current themes in the American Southwest.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Rio del Norte

    • Chronicles twelve thousand years of continuous history of the upper Rio Grande region, from the introduction of agriculture, to the rise of the Basketmaker-Pueblo people and beyond.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Essential Tensions in Archaeological Method and Theory

    • Claims that archaeologists, rather than approach issues fundamentally, should use a logical variety of theoretical structures to answer different kinds of questions, combining approaches as needed.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • 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
    • New Dimensions in Rock Art Studies

    • Collected papers on the rock art of Utah, including treatments of Barrier Canyon rock art, Fremont rock art in Nine Mile Canyon, historic graffiti and celestial themes in Navajo rock art.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The First Rocky Mountaineers

    • Considers the human adaptation of the earliest people to inhabit Colorado’s Middle Park
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest

    • Contests the highly romanticized picture of the ancient Puebloans as peaceful, sedentary corn farmers and suggests that people of the region fought for their survival.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • 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

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