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  • Engaged archaeology in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico 

    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Organized around the theme of "interdisciplinary perspectives," the authors identify current and near-future trends in archaeological practice in the Southwest US and Northwestern Mexico, including repatriation, community ...
  • Greater Chaco landscape, The: ancestors, scholarship, and advocacy 

    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Since mid-1970s, government agencies, scholars, tribes, and private industries have attempted to navigate conflicts involving energy development, Chacoan archaeological study, and preservation across the San Juan Basin. ...
  • Gold metal waters: the Animas River and the Gold King Mine spill 

    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Inter- and transdisciplinary examination into the 2015 Gold King Mine spill in Silverton, Colorado, when three million gallons of subterranean mine water, carrying 880,000 pounds of heavy metals, spilled into a tributary ...
  • Profiting from the Peak: landscape and liberty in Colorado Springs 

    Author(s):Harner, John
    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Events and socioeconomic conditions that formed Colorado Springs and analyzing the built landscape and spatial layout, focusing on historic architecture. Examines the cultural values that define the city, showing how ...
  • Mountaineer site, The: a Folsom winter camp in the Rockies 

    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    A decade's worth of archaeological research conducted at Mountaineer, a Paleoindian campsite in Colorado's Upper Gunnison Basin. Extensively excavated, long-term Folsom occupations with evidence of built structures. The ...
  • Where the red-winged blackbirds sing: the Akimel O'odham and cycles of agricultural transformation in the Phoenix Basin 

    Author(s):Bess, Jennifer
    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Where the Red-Winged Blackbirds Sing examines the ways in which the Akimel O'odham ("River People") and their ancestors, the Huhugam, adapted to economic, political, and environmental constraints imposed by federal Indian ...
  • Maya gods of war 

    Author(s):Bassie-Sweet, Karen
    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Archaeological projects have found substantial evidence of the military nature of Maya society, and warfare is a frequent theme of Maya art. Bassie-Sweet investigates the Classic Period Maya gods who were associated with ...
  • Bound by steel & stone: the Colorado-Kansas Railway and the frontier of enterprise in Colorado, 1890-1960 

    Author(s):Bowers, J. Bradford
    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Recounts the stories of those who attempted ventures on the Colorado-Kansas Railway, which survived in one form or another for nearly fifty years, overcoming competition from other railroads, a limited revenue base, and ...
  • Eben Smith: the dean of Western mining 

    Author(s):Forsyth, David
    Date:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Eben Smith, little-known in Colorado mining history. A successful fortune seeker who traveled to California during the gold rush. Moved to Colorado in 1860 with business partner Jerome Chaffee and involved in nearly every ...
  • Unitary caring science: the philosophy and praxis of nursing 

    Author(s):Watson, Jean
    Date:2018
    Format:born digital; books
    A look at caring and healing as sacred practice with a discussion of the evolution from Caring Science toward Unitary Caring Science which reflects the maturing discipline. Unitary Caring Science offers a personal and ...
  • Why those who shovel are silent: a history of local archaeological knowledge and labor 

    Author(s):Mickel, Allison
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Years of ethnographic work with current and former workers at two Middle Eastern archaeological sites combined with archival research. Describes the knowledge that locally-hired laborers possess about artifacts, excavation ...
  • Southeastern Mesoamerica: indigenous interaction, resilience, and change 

    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Highlights the diversity and dynamism of Indigenous groups that inhabited and continue to inhabit the borders of Southeastern Mesoamerica, that includes parts of present-day Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Combining ...
  • Ancient households on the north coast of Peru 

    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Not limited to one time period or civilization, provides insight into the development of complex, urban, and state-level society in the region, showing how observed domestic patterns inform a new archaeological perspective ...
  • Mobility and migration in ancient Mesoamerican cities 

    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Studies on population migration in central Mexico and the Maya region among Classic, Epiclassic, and Postclassic Mesoamerican societies within the framework of urbanization and de-urbanization showing that mobility and ...
  • Explorer's guide to Death Valley National Park, The 

    Author(s):Bryan, T. Scott; Tucker-Bryan, Betty
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Originally published in 1995, soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third national park and was the first complete guidebook available. Now in its fourth edition, this guidebook includes all aspects of the ...
  • Shamanism and vulnerability on the North and South American Great Plains 

    Author(s):Lowrey, Kathleen Bolling
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; books
    A study of indigenous shamanism and the ways it has been misinterpreted and dismissed by white settlers, policymakers, historians, and anthropologists. Examines the parallels between cultures and societies and outlines ...
  • Privacy matters: conversations about surveillance within and beyond the classroom 

    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; books
    Examines how communications and writing educators, administrators, technological resource coordinators, and scholars can address the ways surveillance and privacy affect student and faculty composing acts, configure identity ...
  • Pueblos, plains & province: New Mexico in the seventeenth century 

    Author(s):Sánchez, Joseph P.
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Offers an in-depth examination of sociopolitical conflict in seventeenth-century New Mexico, detailing the effects of Spanish colonial policies on settlers', missionaries', and Indigenous peoples' struggle for economic and ...
  • Finding solace in the soil: an archaeology of gardens and gardeners at Amache 

    Author(s):Clark, Bonnie J.
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; books
    Tells the largely unknown story of the gardens of Amache, the War Relocation Authority incarceration camp in Colorado. Combining physical evidence with oral histories, archival data, personal photographs, and memories of ...

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