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UUAP 062: Civilizations in Desert Lands

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Copyright: 1962
Trim: 7.5 x 10
Pages: 98

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978-1-60781-096-4
$17.00

UUAP 062: Civilizations in Desert Lands

University of Utah Anthropological Paper 62

Richard B. Woodbury

University of Utah Anthropological Papers

Jesse D. Jennings, series editor

Anthropology / Archaeology

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 Basin of central Iraq, the Indus Valley, and the Teotihuacán Valley of Mexico.

The Anthropological Papers series is published on-demand on the Espresso Book Machine at the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah. No returns will be accepted.


Table of Contents:

Foreword

Evaluations of Dry Land Environments by Societies at Various Levels of Technical Competence ~ Homer Aschmann

A Synopsis of the Historical Demography and Ecology of the Diyala River Basin, Central Iraq ~ Robert M. Adams

The Role of Natural Forces in the Ancient Indus Valley and Baluchistan ~ George F. Dales, Jr.

Effects of Environmental and Cultural Limitations Upon Hohokam Agriculture, Southern Arizona ~ Richard B. Woodbury and John Q. Ressler

Variations in Social Responses to the Practice of Irrigation Agriculture ~ René Millon

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