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By Barbara J. Mills

ISBN-10: 0816520283

ISBN-13: 9780816520282

In issues of societal change, the appliance of vintage evolutionary schemes to prehistoric southwestern peoples has continually been challenging for students. simply because fresh theoretical advancements aspect towards extra version within the scale, hierarchy, and measure of centralization of complicated societies, this ebook takes a clean examine southwestern prehistory with those new principles in mind.

This is the 1st book-length paintings to use new theories of social association and management techniques to the prehispanic Southwest. It examines management techniques in a couple of archaeological contexts—from Chaco Canyon to Casas Grandes, from Hohokam to Zuni—to convey extraordinary variations within the method that management was once built around the region.

These case stories supply abundant facts for replacement types of management in middle-range societies. by means of illustrating complementary ways within the learn of political association, they provide new perception into strength and inequality. additionally they offer very important types of the way trendy archaeologists are linking facts to thought, supplying a foundation for comparative research with different regions.

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Alternative versions, substitute recommendations: management within the Prehispanic Southwest / Barbara J. Mills

Political management and the development of Chacoan nice homes, A.D. 1020-1140 / W. H. Wills

Leadership, Long-Distance trade, and Feasting within the Protohistoric Rio Grande / William M. Graves and Katherine A. Spielmann

Ritual as an influence source within the American Southwest / James M. Potter and Elizabeth M. Perry

Ceramic ornament as energy: overdue Prehistoric layout switch in East-Central Arizona / Scott Van Keuren

Leadership techniques in Protohistoric Zuni cities / Keith W. Kintigh

Organizational Variability in Platform Mound-Building teams of the yankee Southwest / Mark D. Elson and David R. Abbott

Leadership ideas one of the vintage interval Hohokam: A Case research / Karen G. Harry and James M. Bayman

The Institutional Contexts of Hohokam Complexity and Inequality / Suzanne ok. Fish and Paul R. Fish

Leadership at Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico / Michael E. Whalen and Paul E. Minnis

Reciprocity and Its Limits: concerns for a examine of the Prehispanic Pueblo international / Timothy A. Kohler, Matthew W. Van Pelt, and Lorene Y. L. Yap

Dual-Processual concept and Social Formations within the Southwest / Gary M. Feinman

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