An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology
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An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology

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In a new edition of this classic work in the field of New World archaeology, Alfred Vincent Kidder presents the first regional synthesis and an unsurpassed summary of Pueblo archaeology. He provides an excellent guide to the Southwest's historic and prehistoric sites at the time as well as an early account of the pioneering excavation at Pecos Pueblo. A lengthy new introdu...more
Published September 10th 1962 by Yale University Press
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This book provides a brief history of the archaeology in the southwest prior to the mid-1920s. Kidder gives a great overview on the different regions and the differences in archaeological remnants. Overall, the book was well organized and very easy to follow along (Kidder wrote for archaeologists and lay people alike).

A lot more work has been done throughout the southwest and more information has been gathered and analyzed since the publication of this book, allowing archaeologists to fill in ga...more
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