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  • Lynching in Colorado, 1859-1919 

    Date Issued:2002
    Format:born digital; books
    In this examination of more than 175 lynchings, Stephen J. Leonard illustrates the role economics, migration, race, and gender played in the shaping of justice and injustice in Colorado. One of the first comprehensive ...
  • Materializing ritual practices 

    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; books
    Ritual action produces sequences of creation, destruction, and transformation, which involve a variety of materials that are active and agential. Explores the deep history of ritual practice in Mexico and Central America ...
  • Sustainability and water management in the Maya world and beyond 

    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; books
    Investigates climate change and sustainability through time, exploring how political control of water sources, maintenance of sustainable systems, ideological relationships with water, and fluctuations in water availability ...
  • Communities of Ludlow: collaborative stewardship and the Ludlow Centennial Commemoration Commission 

    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; books
    For years, people have come to the Ludlow Massacre Memorial site to remember, to place themselves within a narrative of labor history, and to learn what occurred there. Reveals the perseverance, memory, and work done to ...
  • Teotihuacan and Early Classic Mesoamerica: multiscalar perspectives on power, identity, and interregional relations 

    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    The Early Classic period in Mesoamerica has been characterized by the appearance of Teotihuacan related material. Known for monumental architecture and dense settlement, became an urban center around 150 BC eventually ...
  • Global perspectives on landscapes of warfare 

    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; books
    Examines the effects of conflict on landscapes and the ways landscapes have shaped social and political boundaries over time. Contributors from different archaeological traditions introduce a variety of methodologies and ...
  • Adapting to the land: a history of agriculture in Colorado 

    Author(s):Freeman, John F.; Uchanski, Mark E.
    Date Issued:2022
    Format:born digital; books
    Examines how Colorado agriculturists, from the Ancestral Puebloans to twenty-first-century ranchers and farmers, have adapted to and sought to overcome the natural limits of land and water. Documents the state's farming ...
  • Beyond the betrayal: the memoir of a World War II Japanese American draft resister of conscience 

    Author(s):Kuromiya, Yoshito
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    A memoir by a Nisei member of the Fair Play Committee that was organized at the Heart Mountain War Relocation Authority camp. A book-length, insider's perspective, account by a Nisei World War II draft resister. A rare ...
  • Dawn of industrial agriculture in Iowa, The: anthropology, literature, and history 

    Author(s):Durrenberger, E. Paul
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Recounts the capitalist transformation of Iowa's family farms into today's agricultural industry through the lives and writings of Iowa novelist Paul Corey and poet Ruth Lechlitner. This anthropological biography analyzes ...
  • Myths of the Popol vuh in cosmology, art, and ritual 

    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Integrated and comparative approach to the Popol vuh, analyzing myths to elucidate ancient Maya past using archaeological and ethnographic information to shed light on the text. Combining interpretations of myths with ...
  • On the plains, and among the peaks: or, how Mrs. Maxwell made her natural history collection 

    Author(s):Dartt, Mary
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    American naturalist and taxidermist Martha Maxwell famous in the 1870s for her skill and expertise collecting and preserving specimens of Colorado's wildlife but is virtually unknown. Written in 1879 by Maxwell's half-sister ...
  • Night and darkness in ancient Mesoamerica 

    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Incorporates how aspects of the natural world were imbued with deep cultural meanings and expressed by different peoples from different time periods in Mexico and Central America. Material culture, iconography, epigraphy, ...
  • Archaeology of Greater Nicoya, The: two decades of research in Nicaragua and Costa Rica 

    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    Provides an overview of this archaeological subarea encompassing Pacific Nicaragua and northwestern Costa Rica. Colonized by diverse peoples of Mesoamerican origin centuries before the arrival of Europeans, Greater Nicoya ...
  • Engaged archaeology in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico 

    Date Issued: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 Issued: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 Issued: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 Issued: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 Issued: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 Issued: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 Issued: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 ...

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