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Books Received

Editor's Note: Periodically we will publish books received for review by our two journals, American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity

The Aim of Laboratory Analyses of Ceramics in Archaeology. A. Lindahl and O. Stilborg, editors. Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien. Konferenser 34. Almqvist and Wiksell International, Stockholm, 1995. 144.00 (SEK) (paper).

American Beginnings: The Prehistory and Palaeoecology of Beringia. F. Hadleigh West, editor. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1996. xxi + 576 pp., 289 illustrations, 47 tables, 2 indexes. $75.00 (cloth).

Análisis de Cerámica Ceremonial Prehispánica. S. Alconini Mujica. Editorial Acción, La Paz, 1995. xiv + 248 pp., 89 figures, 13 tables, bibliography. $15.00 (paper).

An Analysis of Variability and Condition of Cavate Structures in Bandelier National Monument. H. Wolcott Toll. Intermountain Cultural Resources Center Professional Paper No. 53. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Santa Fe, N. M., 1995. xvi + 300 pp., figures, tables, pull-out maps, appendixes, references, index.

The Ancient Near East c. 3000-330 B.C. A. Kuhrt. Routledge, New York, 1996. Volume 1: xxviii + 381 pp., figures, maps, tables; Volume 2: xix +398 pp., figures, tables, bibliography, index. $150.00 (cloth).

Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks (Volumes 1 and 2). E. Hill Boone, editor. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., 1996. xix + 497 pages, 168 figures, 133 color plates, glossary, bibliography, index. $150.00 (cloth).

Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems. M. Aldenderfer and H. D. G. Maschner, editors. Oxford University Press, New York, 1996. xi + 294 pp., 90 figures, 27 tables, references, index. $49.95 (cloth).

Archaeological Chemistry. A. M. Pollard and C. Heron. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 1996. xv + 375 pp., tables, figures, references, appendixes. $39.00 (paper).

Archaeological Curatorship. S. M. Pearce. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1996. $19.95 (paper).

Archaeological Ethics. K. D. Vitelli, editor. Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, Calif., 1996. 272 pp., appendixes. $40.00 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).

Archaeological Laboratory Methods: An Introduction. M. Q. Sutton and B. S. Arkush. Kendall/Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa, 1996. xvi + 346 pp., figures, tables, references, appendixes, glossary. $37.95 (paper).

Archaeological Pottery of Colorado: Ceramic Clues to the Prehistoric and Protohistoric Lives of the State's Native Peoples. R. H. Brunswig, Jr., B. Bradley, and S. M. Chandler. CCPA Occasional Papers No. 2. Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, Denver, 1995. viii + 207 pp., tables, figures, references, bibliographies, appendixes.

Archaeological Site File Management: A Southeastern Perspective. D. G. Anderson and V. Horak, editors. Readings in Archeological Protection Series No. 3. Interagency Archeological Services Division, National Park Service, Atlanta, Ga., 1995. 140 pp., figures, tables, appendixes, references. (paper).

The Archaeology of Ancient Arizona. J. Reid and S. Whittlesey. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1997. xii + 297 pp., 51 illustrations, glossary, selected readings, index. $40.00 (cloth), $17.95 (paper).

The Archaeology of Early Historic South Asia: The Emergence of Cities and States. F. R. Allchin. Cambridge University Press, New York, 1995. xvii + 371 pp., figures, bibliography, index. $74.95 (cloth), $29.95 (paper).

Archaeology of the Mid-Holocene Southeast. K. E. Sassaman and D. G. Anderson, editors. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1996. xx + 387 pp., 89 figures, 15 tables, references cited, index. $60.00 (cloth).

Archaeology of the Mississippian Culture: A Research Guide. P. N. Peregrine. Research Guides to Ancient Civilizations No. 6. Garland Publishing, New York, 1995. xliii + 192 pp., figures, table, indexes. $35.00 (cloth).

The Archaeology of Navajo Origins. R. H. Towner, editor. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 1996. xii + 321 pp., 48 figures, 10 tables, references, index. $45.00 (cloth).

The Archaeology of Spanish and Mexican Colonialism in the American Southwest. J. E. Ayres, compiler. Guides to the Archaeological Literature of the Immigrant Experience in America No. 3. Society for Historical Archaeology, Tucson, 1995. 133 pp., tables, bibliographies, references cited. $15.00 (paper).

The Archaeology of the African Diaspora in the Americas. T. A. Singleton and M. D. Bograd. Guides to the Archaeological Literature of the Immigrant Experience in America No. 3. Society for Historical Archaeology, Tucson, 1995. 81 pp., figures, references cited, bibliography. $10.00 (paper).

The Archaeology of V. Gordon Childe. D. R. Harris, editor. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1994. xii + 148 pp., bibliography, index. $42.00 (cloth).

The Archaeology of Wealth: Consumer Behavior in English America. J. G. Gibb. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. xvi + 283 pp., figures, tables, references, index. $49.50 (cloth).

Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction. P. Bahn. Oxford University Press, New York, 1997. ix + 102 pp., 11 illustrations, further reading, index. $7.95 (paper).

Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes: The Archaeology of Public Buildings. J. D. Moore. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996. xiii + 256 pp., 96 figures, 28 tables, bibliography, index. $59.95 (cloth).

Armas y Herramientas de Metal Prehispánicas en Bolivia. E. F. Mayer. Materialien zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Archaologie Band 53. Kommission fur Allgemeine und Vergleichende Archaologie des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts. Verlag Phillipp von Zabern, Mainz, 1994. 80 pp., 53 plates, notes, bibliography, index. DM58.00 (cloth).

Art of the Andes from Chavín to Inca. R. Stone-Miller. Thames and Hudson, London, 1995. 224 pp., 183 illustrations, selected bibliography. $14.95 (paper).

Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes. B. S. Bauer and D. S. P. Dearborn. University of Texas Press, Austin, 1995. xv + 220 pp., 46 illustrations, appendix, notes, glossary, bibliography, index. $14.95 (paper).

At the Edge of the World: Caves and Late Classic Maya World View. K. Bassie-Sweet. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1996. 272 pp., 70 illustrations, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $38.95 (cloth).

Aztec Imperial Strategies. F. F. Berdan, R. Blanton, E. Hill Boone, M. G. Hodge, M. E. Smith, E. Umberger. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C., 1996. viii + 392 pp., figures, appendixes, bibliography, index. $60.00 (cloth).

The Aztecs. M. E. Smith. Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, 1996. xviii + 361 pp., 102 figures, 9 tables, notes, bibliography, index. $25.95 (cloth).

Bandelier: The Life and Times of Adolf Bandelier. C. H. Lange and C. L. Riley. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 1996. xiii + 263 pp., maps, photos, illustrations, appendix, sources, index. $34.95 (cloth).

Before Farming: Hunter-Gatherer Society and Subsistence. D. V. Campana, editor. MASCA Research Papers, Supplement No.12, University Museum Publications, Phildelphia, 1995. v + 117 pp., 34 figures, 16 tables, references. $25.00 (cloth).

Beyond Death: The Chinchorro Mummies of Ancient Chile. B. T. Arriaza. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1995. xv + 176 pp., 54 figures, 21 color plates, 6 tables, index, bibliography. $39.95 (cloth).

Bioarchaeology of the Stillwater Marsh: Prehistoric Human Adaptation in the Western Great Basin. C. S. Larsen and R. L. Kelly. Anthropological Paper No. 77, American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1995. 170 pp. 42 figures, 47 tables, 2 appendixes, references. $20.50 (paper).

The Bronze Age of Southeast Asia. C. Higham. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996. xiv + 381 pp., 149 figures, references, index. $ 59.95 (cloth).

Brutality and Benevolence: Human Ethology, Culture, and the Birth of Mexico. A. A. Alves. Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn.,1996. x + 259 pp., bibliographical essay, index. $59.95 (cloth).

The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas. Vol 1. Parts 1 and 2. B. G. Trigger and W. E. Washburn, editors. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996. Part 1: xix + 564 pp., 59 figures, index; Part 2: xix + 500 pp., 25 figures, bibliography essay, index. $ 99.95 (cloth).

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Archaeology. P. G. Bahn, editor. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996. xiii + 386 pp., 105 color plates, 118 black and white illustrations, further reading, index. $39.95 (cloth).

Canals and Communities: Small-Scale Irrigation Systems. J. B. Mabry, editor. Arizona Studies in Human Ecology, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1996. ix + 273 pp., 31 figures, 18 tables, references cited, index. $47.50 (cloth).

Case Studies in Environmental Archaeology. E. J. Reitz, L. A. Newsom, and S. J. Scudder, editors. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. xxi + 399 pp., 59 figures, 39 tables, bibliography, index. $69.50 (cloth).

Case Studies in Human Ecology. D. G. Bates and S. H. Lees, editors. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. $69.50 (cloth).

Cave Bears and Modern Human Origins: The Spatial Taphonomy Pod Hradem Cave, Czech Republic. R. H. Gargett. University Press of America, Lanham, Md., 1996. xx + 265 pp., 42 figures,40 tables, 2 appendixes, references cited, index. $49.00 (cloth).

Celtic Chiefdom , Celtic State. B. Arnold and D. B. Gibson, editors. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995. xii + 159 pp., figures, tables, bibliography, index. $49.95 (cloth).

Central California Coastal Prehistory: A View from Little Pico Creek. T. L. Jones and G. Waugh. Perspectives in California Archaeology Vol. 3, Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995. vi + 186 pp., figures, tables, appendixes, bibliography, index. (paper).

Ceramics and Artifacts from Excavations in the Copan Residential Zone. G. Willey, R. M. Levanthal, A. Demarest, and W. L. Fash, Jr. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Vol. 80. Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1994. 496 pp., 362 halftones, 495 figures, 7 maps, 42 tables, appendixes, bibliography. $59.95 (paper).

Chavín de Huantar: Excavaciones en la Galería de las Ofrendas. L. G. Lumbreras. Materialien zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Archaologie Band 51. Kommission fur Allgemeine und Vergleichende Archaologie des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts. Verlag Phillipp von Zabern, Mainz, 1993. 461 pp., 98 plates, 4 color plates, appendixes, bibliography. DM198.00 (cloth).

Choctaw Genesis 1500-1700. P. Galloway. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1995. xvii + 411 pp., illustrations, tables, appendix, bibliography, index. $65.00 (cloth).

Civilizations and World Systems: Studying World-Historical Change. S. K. Sanderson, editor. Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, Calif., 1995. 324 pp., figures, tables, notes, references, index. $46.00 (cloth);$24.95 (paper).

Codex Azcatitlan. R. Barlow. 1995. Bibliotheque Nationale de France/Societé des Américanistes, Paris. 159 pp., color facsimile, bibliography. 330 FF (paper).

Codex Telleriano-Remensis. Ritual, Divination, and History in a Pictorial Aztec Manuscript. E. Quinones Keber. University of Texas Press, Austin, 1995. xiv + 365 pp., 199 figures, 102 colour plates, appendixes, notes, bibliography, index. $75.00 (cloth).

A Concordance to the Inscriptions of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. W. M. Ringle and T. C. Smith-Stark. Middle American Research Institute Publication No. 62. Tulane University, New Orleans, 1996. X + 361 pp., and CD-ROM. Figures, appendixes, bibliography.

Contemporary Archaeology in Theory: A Reader. R. W. Preucel and I. Hodder, editors. Blackwell Publishers, Cambridge, Mass., 1996. xiv + 678 pp., 104 figures, 16 tables, references. $ 24.95 (paper).

Continuity & Change: 8,500 Years of Lacustrine Adaptation on the Shores of Lake Elsinore. D. R. Grenda. Prepared for the US Army Corp of Engineers, Los Angeles District. Technical Series No. 59, Statistical Research, Tucson, 1997. xix + 324 pp., 109 figures, 73 tables, references cited.

Craft Specialization and Social Evolution: In Memory of V. Gordon Childe. B. Wailes, editor. University Museum Monograph No. 93, University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1996. xii + 241 pp., 35 figures, 2 tables, references cited. $40.00 (cloth).

Creations of the Rainbow Serpent. M. Helms. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1995. viii + 136 pp., 100 figures, 8 color plates, index, bibliography. $42.50 (cloth).

The Culture and Technology of African Iron Production. P. R. Schmidt, editor. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1996. xx + 338 pp., figures, maps, tables, references, glossary, index. $49.95 (cloth).

Cultural Diversity among Twentieth Century Foragers: An African Perspective. S. Kent, editor. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991. xiv + 344 pp., 40 figures, references, index. $59.95 (cloth).

Culture Change and the New Technology: An Archaeology of the Early American Industrial Era. P. A. Shackel. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. $37.50 (cloth).

The Cummins Site Complex and Paleoindian Occupations in the Northwestern Lake Superior Region. P. J. Julig. Ontario Archaeological Reports No. 2. Ontario Heritage Foundation, Toronto, 1992. xiii + 236 pp., figures, tables, bibliography. $20.00 Canadian (paper).

Daily Life in Maya Civilization. R. J. Sharer. Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. xiii + 237 pp., bibliography, figures, index. $45.00 (cloth).

Daily Life in the Inca Empire. M. A. Malpass. Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 1996. xxix + 164 pp., figures, glossary, bibliography, index. $45.00 (cloth).

Darwinian Archaeologies. H. D. G. Maschner. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. xxi + 261 pp., 11 figures, references, index. $ 42.50 (cloth).

Digging for Dollars: American Archaeology and the New Deal. P. Fagette. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1996. xxvii + 228 pp., 17 figures, bibliography, index. $40.00 (cloth).

The Domain of the Calusa: Archaeology and Adventure in the Discovery of South Florida's Past. Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville. VHS Video, 30 minutes. $19.95.

Domination and Resistance. D. Miller, M. Rowlands, and C. Tilley, editors. Routledge, New York, 1996. $25.00 (paper).


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