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Volume 12 Number 4 December 2001


Returning to the Source: Social Archaeology as Latin American Philosophy
O. Hugo Benavides


Social Complexity and Food Systems at Altun Ha, Belize: The Isotopic Evidence
Christine D. White, David Pendergast, Fred Longstaffe, and Kimberly Law


Systemic Constraints on Tool Design, Manufacture, and Selection Strategies in a Transhumant Agro-Pastoral Context
Steve A. Tomka

Late Paleo-Indian Coastal Foragers: Specialized Extractive Behavior at Quebrada Tacahuay, Peru
Susan D. deFrance, David K. Keefer, James B. Richardson, and Adan Umire Alvarez


Ancient Maya Defensive Barricades, Warfare, and Site Abandonment
Joel W. Palka

Reviews and Book Notes

Book Reviews

Beyond Kinship: Social and Material Reproduction in House Societies, edited by Rosemary A. Joyce and Susan D. Gillespie
Patricia McAnany

In the Realm of Nachan Kan: Postclassic Maya Archaeology at Laguna de On, Belize, by Marilyn A. Masson
Elizabeth Graham

Social Integration in the Ancient Maya Hinterlands: Ceramic Variability in the Belize River Area, by Lisa J. Lucero
Jon C. Lohse

Time, History and Belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico, by Ross Hassig
Louise Burkhart

Book Notes

Max Uhle (1856-1944): Pläne archäologischer Stätten im Andengebeit. Planos de sitios arqueológicos en el área andina, edited by Wolfgang W. Wurster
Katharina Schreiber

Ancient Kings of Peru: The Reliability of the Chronicle of Fernando de Montesinos: Correlating the Dynasty Lists With Current Prehistoric Periodization in the Andes. Juha J. Hiltunen
Susan Ramirez

Along the Inca Road: A Woman's Journey into an Ancient Empire, by Karin Muller
JoEllen Burkholder

The Symbolism in the Plastic and Pictorial Representations of Ancient Mexico: A Symposium of the 46th International Congress of Americanists, Amsterdam 1988, edited by Jacqueline de Durand-Forest and Marc Eisinger
Michael E. Smith

History of the Triumphs of Our Hold Faith Amongst the Most Barbarous and Fierce Peoples of the New World, by Andrés Pérez de Ribas.
Gordon F. M. Rakita

Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico, by Richard Stephen Felger
Paul Minnis

Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert, by Wendy C. Hodgson
Jerry D. Moore

Handbook of Rock Art Research, edited by David S. Whitley
Andrea Stone