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The Architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico (Paperback)
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The Architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico (Paperback)

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Paperback 280 Pages / Published: 30/06/2007
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A fresh volume on the ancient structures of Chaco Canyon, built by native peoples between AD 850 and 1130, that unifies older information on the area with new advanced research techniques focusing on studies of technology and building types, analyses of architectural change, and readings of the built environment, aided by over 150 maps, floor plans, elevations and photos.

Publisher: University of Utah Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780874809480
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 839 g
Dimensions: 277 x 216 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

""The Architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico "is a work of superb scholarship and a highly recommended contribution to any academic library's Native American Studies and pre-Columbian archaeology studies reference collections."--"Midwest Book Review"


"Introduces readers to the formal attributes of Chacoan great houses, great kivas, rectangular and round rooms, room suites, walls, and plazas. A valuable resource for architects and landscape archtiects interested in Native American built environments. At the same time, it provides significant new information for Chaco scholars and for Native Americans who claim Chaco Canyon as an ancestral place."--"Traditional Buildings and Settlements Review
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""The Architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico" is a work of superb scholarship and a highly recommended contribution to any academic library's Native American Studies and pre-Columbian archaeology studies reference collections."--"Midwest Book Review"


"This volume gives new insights and perspectives that bring us much closer to the answers than ever before." "American Archaeology""


"The Architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is a work of superb scholarship and a highly recommended contribution to any academic library's Native American Studies and pre-Columbian archaeology studies reference collections."--Midwest Book Review


"This volume gives new insights and perspectives that bring us much closer to the answers than ever before."--American Archaeology


"Introduces readers to the formal attributes of Chacoan great houses, great kivas, rectangular and round rooms, room suites, walls, and plazas. A valuable resource for architects and landscape architects interested in Native American built environments. At the same time, it provides significant new information for Chaco scholars and for Native Americans who claim Chaco Canyon as an ancestral place."--Traditional Buildings and Settlements Review

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