Glimpses of the ancient southwest

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Ancient City Press, 1985 - Social Science - 114 pages
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A dazzling overview with intriguing descriptions of prehistoric life on the New Mexico plain of Folsom Man, Chaco Canyon, Mesa Verde, Bandelier, Mimbres, and other less well-known Paleo-Indian sites. Vivid first-person accounts of doing field archaeology. Rediscover the Gila country, the Pecos Valley, the Galisteo Basin, Zuni, and the more famous National Parks of Chaco Canyon, Mesa Verde, Gran Quivira, White Sands, and Bandelier. Here too are the stories of the discovery of Folsom Man by black cowboy George McJunkin, of the prehistoric corn found at Bat Cave in Catron County, and of Silver City' Cosgroves, who excavated and preserved the Mimbres ruins from pot hunters.

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Contents

Classic Hunting Society
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Twilight of Hunting SocietyAnd the Dawn
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Chaco and Mimbres Heyday of the Ancient
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