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Fieldhouses, Villages, and the Tragedy of the Commons in the Early Northern Anasazi Southwest
(American Antiquity, 1992)
The appearance of field houses and villages in the early northern Anasazi Southwest is interpreted as containing information concerning inclusiveness of land ownership or control. Early northern Anasazi villages probably ...
Sunk-Cost Effects Made Ancient Societies Vulnerable to Collapse
(Current Anthropology, 2003)
In this report we seek to unite these two explanations in a model that suggests why and under what conditions societies faced with resource degradation might “fail to adapt.” We are not peddling a new universal theory for ...
Historical Ecology in the Mesa Verde Region: Results From The Village Project
(American Antiquity, 2007)
Using the occupation histories of 3,176 habitation sites, new estimates of maize-agriculture productivity, and an analysis of over 1,700 construction timbers, we examine the historical ecology of Pueblo peoples during their ...
Forum: Grand Challenges for Archaeology
(American Antiquity, 2014)
This article represents a systematic effort to answer the question, What are archaeology’s most important scientific challenges? Starting with a crowd-sourced query directed broadly to the professional community of ...
Toward a Better Understanding of North Peninsular Gulf Coast Florida Prehistory: Archaeological Reconnaissance in Dixie County, Florida
(Florida Anthropologist, 1987-12)
Archaeological reconnaissance in portions of Dixie County and selected adjacent sections of Taylor and Levy Counties, Florida, resulted in the description of 28 sites that, along with the region's previously known sites, ...
Behavioral Correlates of Population Growth: A speculative example from the Middle Chattahoochee
(Southeastern Archaeology, 1984)
Proxy estimates of population size through time are compared for a small drainage near Columbus, Georgia and an adjacent portion of the Chattahoochee River valley. Resulting estimates of population growth differ most for ...