Contemporary Archaeologies of the Southwest

edited by William Walker and Kathryn R. Venzor

Hardcover Price $68.00
Ebook Price $58.00
30-day ebook rental price $9.99

Buy Now

Proceedings of the Southwest Symposium Series

Organized by the theme of place and place-making in the Southwest, Contemporary Archaeologies of the Southwest emphasizes the method and theory for the study of radical changes in religion, settlement patterns, and material culture associated with population migration, colonialism, and climate change during the last 1,000 years.

Chapters address place-making in Chaco Canyon, recent trends in landscape archaeology, the formation of identities, landscape boundaries, and the movement associated with these aspects of place-making. They address how interaction of peoples with objects brings landscapes to life. Representing a diverse cross section of Southwestern archaeologists, the authors of this volume push the boundaries of archaeological method and theory, building a strong foundation for future Southwest studies.

This book will be of interest to professional and academic archaeologists, as well as students working in the American Southwest.

Contributors: Michael K. Church, Jeffery J. Clark, J. Brett Hill, James Holmlund, Michael E. Jacobson, Lauren Jelinek, Jeremy Kulisheck, Joe Lally, Patrick D. Lyons, Joseph Nicoli, Maria O'Donovan, Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman, Andrew Piscitello, Alan Price, Ann F. Ramenofsky, Alex K. Ruuska, Gregson Schachner, Anna Sofaer, Edward Staski, Ruth M. Van Dyke, A. J. Vonarx, Christine G. Ward


William Walker is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona.

Kathryn R. Venzor is the education manager at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

University Press of Colorado Logo


  • Hardcover Price: $68.00
  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-60732-090-6
  • Ebook Price: $58.00
  • 30-day ebook rental price: $9.99
  • EISBN: 978-1-60732-091-3
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Pages: 312
  • Illustrations: 17 b&w photographs, 5 line drawings, 13 maps, 5 tables
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: edited by William Walker and Kathryn R. Venzor
  • ECommerce Code: 978-1-60732-090-6
  • Get Permissions: Get Permission

Related Titles

Browse Related Titles Tagged Under:

University Press of ColoradoUtah State University PressUniversity of Alaska PressUniversity of Wyoming Press