New PDF release: Alternative Leadership Strategies in the Prehispanic

By Barbara J. Mills

In issues of societal change, the appliance of vintage evolutionary schemes to prehistoric southwestern peoples has regularly 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 publication takes a clean examine southwestern prehistory with those new rules in mind.

This is the 1st book-length paintings to use new theories of social association and management ideas to the prehispanic Southwest. It examines management innovations in a couple of archaeological contexts—from Chaco Canyon to Casas Grandes, from Hohokam to Zuni—to convey awesome alterations within the approach that management used to be built around the region.

These case reports offer abundant proof for substitute types of management in middle-range societies. by way of illustrating complementary techniques within the examine of political association, they give new perception into energy and inequality. additionally they supply vital types of the way trendy archaeologists are linking facts to concept, offering a foundation for comparative research with different regions.

CONTENTS

Alternative versions, substitute innovations: 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 swap in East-Central Arizona / Scott Van Keuren

Leadership recommendations in Protohistoric Zuni cities / Keith W. Kintigh

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

Leadership suggestions one of the vintage interval Hohokam: A Case learn / 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: issues for a learn of the Prehispanic Pueblo international / Timothy A. Kohler, Matthew W. Van Pelt, and Lorene Y. L. Yap

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

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