Richard Wetherill: Anasazi
Anasazi, the Navajos' name for the "Ancient Ones" who preceded them into the Southwest, is the nickname of Richard Wetherill, who devoted his life to a search for remains of these vanished peoples. He discovered the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde and Kiet Siel and the Basket Maker sites at Grand Gulch, Utah, and at Chaco Canyon he initiated the excavation of Pueblo Bonito, the largest prehistoric ruin in the United States. His discoveries are among the most important ever made by an American archaeologist.
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Review: Richard Wetherill, Anasazi: Pioneer Explorer of Southwestern RuinsUser Review - Wanda - Goodreads
That should be 3 1/2 stars. This was a very interesting book with many page-turner chapters. However, some of it was dry, but probably necessary. The author's viewpoint in this biography isn't the ... Read full review
Review: Richard Wetherill, Anasazi: Pioneer Explorer of Southwestern RuinsUser Review - Kev - Goodreads
He founded modern anthropological field methods. He made the leap from the Paleo-geologic stratiographic method to a practical application of it to the anthropological. Read it and find how. Richard ... Read full review