The Chaco Meridian: One Thousand Years of Political and Religious Power in the Ancient Southwest (Paperback)

The Chaco Meridian: One Thousand Years of Political and Religious Power in the Ancient Southwest By Stephen H. Lekson Cover Image
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Revisiting his ground-breaking synthesis of Southwestern prehistory, Lekson expands our understanding of the political and economic integration of the American Southwest to encapsulate over 1000 years and 1000 km, from AD 500to the arrival of the conquistadors, and from Chaco Canyon to Aztec Ruins to Paquim and even Culiac n in Sinaloa, Mexico.

About the Author


Stephen H. Lekson is professor of anthropology and Curator of Archaeology, Museum of Natural History, at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has authored or edited over 10 books on southwestern archaeology including the award-winning Ancient Lands, Ancestral Places (Borderlands Book of the Year 1993), Canyon Spirits (Colorado Book Award Finalist, 2005), and A History of the Ancient Southwest (New Mexico Book Award, Science, 2010; Southwest Books of the Year, Notable Book, 2010). Lekson is also past president of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781442246454
ISBN-10: 1442246456
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: March 19th, 2015
Pages: 284
Language: English