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Social Complexity, Religious Organization, and Mortuary Ritual in the Casas Grandes Region of Chihuahua, Mexico
Language: en
Pages: 784
Authors: Gordon F. M. Rakita
Categories: Casas Grandes Site (Mexico)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

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Bioarchaeology of Women and Children in Times of War
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Debra L. Martin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-06 - Publisher: Springer

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This volume will examine the varied roles that women and children play in period of warfare, which in most cases deviate from their perceived role as noncombata
The Poetics of Processing
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Anna J. Osterholtz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-01 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

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In 2002, Neil Whitehead published Dark Shamans: Kanaimà and the Poetics of Violent Death, in which he applied the concept of poetics to the study of violence a
Ancestors and Elites
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Gordon F. M. Rakita
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-16 - Publisher: Rowman Altamira

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Ancestors and Elites examines prehispanic ritual behaviors characteristic of the Casas Grandes region of Chihuahua, Mexico. Gordon Rakita analyzes the archaeolo
Religion in the Prehispanic Southwest
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Christine S. VanPool
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-19 - Publisher: Rowman Altamira

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Religion mattered to the prehistoric Southwestern people, just as it matters to their descendents today. Examining the role of religion can help to explain arch
House of Rain
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Craig Childs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-02-22 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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A "beautifully written travelogue" that draws on the latest scholarly research as well as a lifetime of exploration to light on the extraordinary Anasazi cultur
Center Places and Cherokee Towns
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Christopher B. Rodning
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-15 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press

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Center Places and Cherokee Towns examines the ways architecture and other aspects of the built environment, such as hearths, burials, and earthen mounds and emb
Casas Grandes and the Ceramic Art of the Ancient Southwest
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Richard F. Townsend
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

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A fascinating exploration of the rich artistic heritage and beauty of Casas Grandes ceramics
Reanalysis and Reinterpretation in Southwestern Bioarchaeology
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Ann Lucy Wiener Stodder
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Sch of Human Evolution & Social

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Signs of the Casas Grandes Shamans
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Christine S. VanPool
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

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The people of Casas Grandes in northern Chihuahua, Mexico commemorated their religious system by creating striking polychrome pots with naturalistic designs. Lo