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  • Breedlove, Dennis E.; Laughlin, Robert M. (1993-04-15)
    This encyclopedic presentation of the plant knowledge of the Trotzil-speaking Mayans of Zinacantan, in the highlands of the state of Chiapas, Mexico, is the fruit of 30 years' investigation, beginning in 1960. Dennis E. ...
  • Breedlove, Dennis E.; Laughlin, Robert M. (1993-04-15)
    This encyclopedic presentation of the plant knowledge of the Trotzil-speaking Mayans of Zinacantan, in the highlands of the state of Chiapas, Mexico, is the fruit of 30 years' investigation, beginning in 1960. Dennis E. ...
  • Taylor, Paul Michael (1990-06-01)
    The This ethnographic study of folk biology among the Tobelo (a West Papuan-speaking ethnic group of Halmahera Island, Maluku, Indonesia) outlines local cultural presumptions about classifying flora and fauna, describes ...
  • Haynes, C. Vance, Jr.; Agogino, George A. (1986-04-21)
    Excavations in Sandia Cave, New Mexico, in the late 1930s provided the first recognized stratigraphic evidence for a pre-Folsom culture in North America. This, the Sandia complex, is represented by diagnostic projectile ...
  • Laughlin, Robert M. (1975-12-17)
    This dictionary of Tzotzil (Mayan) vocabulary from the town of Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico, was compiled by the author over a period of fourteen years. In addition to unsystematic data gathering in Zinacantan, formal ...
  • Laughlin, Robert M.; Haviland, John B. (1988-12-20)
    This dictionary of Tzotzil (Mayan) vocabulary from the town of Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico, was edited by the author over a period of nine years. The original manuscript, compiled by an anonymous Domimcan friar, probably ...
  • Laughlin, Robert M.; Haviland, John B. (1988-12-20)
    This dictionary of Tzotzil (Mayan) vocabulary from the town of Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico, was edited by the author over a period of nine years. The original manuscript, compiled by an anonymous Domimcan friar, probably ...
  • Laughlin, Robert M.; Haviland, John B. (1988-12-20)
    This dictionary of Tzotzil (Mayan) vocabulary from the town of Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico, was edited by the author over a period of nine years. The original manuscript, compiled by an anonymous Domimcan friar, probably ...
  • Merrill, William L.; Hansson, Marian Kaulaity; Greene, Candace S.; Reuss, Frederick J. (1997-02-28)
    This guide provides an overview of the extensive anthropological collections associated with the Kiowa Indians of Oklahoma housed in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. The vast majority of these collections are ...
  • Ubelaker, Douglas H. (2000-02-08)
    Excavations from 1984 to 1988 at the site of La Florida in suburban Quito, Ecuador, discovered six very deep shaft tombs dating to about AD 340 (Chaupicruz phase of the Regional Development period). Analysis of the human ...
  • Ubelaker, Douglas H.; Jones, Erica B.; Landers, Diane Beynon (2003)
    In 1987, stimulated by planned highway construction, an archeological survey located the cemetery associated with Voegtly Church and Parsonage, which was dated to between 1833 and 1861. An intensive excavation in 1987 ...
  • Ortner, Donald J.; Putschar, Walter G. J. (1981-12-28)
    This reference work is an attempt to provide an integrated and reasonably comprehensive treatnient of pathological conditions that affect the human skeleton. The primary objective is to assist those who conduct research ...
  • Hickerson, Harold (1967-03-06)
    The land tenure of northeastern Algonkians has been the subject of discussion and controversy over the past 50 years, since Speck first began describing family hunting territory systems among Algonquin and Chippewa of the ...
  • Wilmsen, Edwin N.; Roberts, Frank H. H., Jr. (1978-03-06)
    The excavation and analysis of Paleo-Indian artifacts from the Lindenmeier site in northern Colorado are described in detail. The site was excavated from 1934 to 1940 by Frank H. H. Roberts, Jr.; the history of these ...
  • Trousdale, William (1975-05-08)
    The scabbard slide is a distinctive carrying device developed 2,500 years ago for the long, iron, equestrian sword. The history of the long sword and scabbard slide in Asia begins and ends in the same region, the steppelands ...
  • Fowler, Don D.; Matley, John F. (1979-01-18)
    Between 1867 and 1880 John Wesley Powell made collections of material culture items from several Numic-speaking Indian groups in the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau regions of the western United States. The collections ...
  • Knez, Eugene I. (1997-10-06)
    The "totality" of artifacts in three distinct villages, now consolidated into a city ward, represent an ethnohistorical perspective of material culture within a specific time-level of cultural evolution. Detailed descriptions ...
  • Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick; Kilpatrick, Anna Gritts (1967-03-06)
    Manuscript works on medicine and magic among the Oklahoma Cherokees sometimes contain idi:gawȨ:sdi (to be said, them, by one) or the texts of charm songs that, although written or partially written in the Sequoyah syllabary, ...
  • Riesenberg, Saul H. (1968-12-31)
    The island of Ponape lies at 6×54' north latitude and 158×14' east longitude, near the eastern end of the archipelago that comprises the Caroline Islands. Ponape and the nearby atolls of Pakin and Ant constitute the Senyavin ...
  • Williams, Aubrey W., Jr. (1970-06-25)
    The purpose of this work is to describe the function of various political structures and their incorporation into the Navajo way of life. The data presented in this study were collected over a 2-year period--;January 1961 ...

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