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

It is the editorial policy of American Antiquity not to accept reviewers' solicitations to review particular books. However, if you are interested in becoming a reviewer for the journal, please send a letter of interest and your curriculum vitae to the review editor Carla Sinopoli, University of Michigan, Department of Anthropology, 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079

Books Under Review by American Antiquity, 1998

Archaeological Chronmetry: Radiocarbon and Tree-Ring Models and Applications from Black Mesa, Arizona. F. E. Smiley and R. V. N. Ahlstrom. 1998. Occasional Paper No. 16, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. $40 (paper).

Archaeological Obsidian Studies: Method and Theory. M. S. Shackley (editor). 1998. Advances in Archaeological and Museum Science, Vol. 3. Plenum Press, New York. $49.50 (cloth).

Archaeology and the Capitalist World System: A Study from Russian America. A. L. Crowell. 1997. Plenum Publishing, New York. $49.50 (cloth).

Archeology of the Mammoth Cave Area. P. J. Watson (editor). 1998 (originally published 1974). Cave Books, Dayton. $24.95 (paper).

The Archaeology of Social Boundaries. M. T. Stark (editor). 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $45 (cloth).

An Archaeology of Social Space: Analyzing Coffee Plantations in Jamaica's Blue Mountains. J. A. Delle. 1998. Contributions to Global Historical Archaeology. Plenum Press, New York. $39.50 (cloth).

At a Crossroads: Archaeology and First Peoples in Canada. G. P. N. and T. D. Andrews (editors). 1998. Publication 24, Archaeology Press, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia. $37 (paper).

Bahamian Archaeology: Life in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos before Columbus. W. F. Keegan. 1997. Bullen Research Library and Media Publishing, University of Florida, Gainesville. $17.95 (cloth).

Between Artifacts and Texts: Historical Archaeology in Global Perspective. A. Andrén. 1998. Plenum Press, New York. $39.50 (cloth).

Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton. C. S. Larsen. 1997. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. $85 (cloth).

The Calvert Site: An Interpretive Framework for the Early Iroquoian Village. P. A. Timmins. 1998. Mercury Series, Archaeological Survey of Canada Paper 156. Canadian Museum of Civilization, Distributed by University of Washington Press, Seattle. $29.95 (paper).

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology. A. F. Aufderhede and C. Rodriguez-Martin, including a dental chapter by O. Langsjoen. 1998. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. $100 (cloth).

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art. P. G. Bahn. 1998. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. $39.95 (cloth).

Ceramics, Lithics, and Ornaments of Chaco Canyon: Analysis of Artifacts from the Chaco Project, 1971-1978. Vol. 1: Ceramics; Vol. 2, lithics. F. J. Mathien (editor). 1997. National Park Service, Santa Fe. Available upon request.

Changing Perspectives on the Archaeology of the Central Mississippi Valley. M. J. O'Brien and R. C. Dunnell (editors). 1998. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. $29.95 (paper).

The Danish Storebælt Since the Ice Age. L. Pedersen, A. Fischer, and B. Aaby. 1997. A/S Storebælt Fixed Link, Copenhagen, distributed by Oxbow Books, London. $60 (cloth).

Gender in African Prehistory. S. Kent (editor). 1997. $49 (cloth), $24.95 (paper).

Geological Methods for Archaeology. N. Herz and E. G. Garrison. 1998. Oxford University Press, Oxford. $75 (cloth).

Geophysical Surveys at Two Earthen Mound Sites, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. M. J. Lynott. 1997. Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service, Lincoln, Neb. Available upon request.

Hardaway Revisited: Early Archaic Settlement in the Southeast. I. R. Daniel, Jr. 1998. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. $29.95 (paper).

Hot Rock Cooking on the Greater Edwards Plateau: Four Burned Rock Midden Sites in West Central Texas (2 volumes). S. L. Black, L. W. Ellis, D. G. Creel, and G. T. Goode. 1997. Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory and the Texas Department of Transportation, Austin.

Lithics after the Stone Age: A Handbook of Stone Tools from the Levant. S. A. Rosen. 1997. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek. $24.95 (paper).

Maritime Archaeology: A Reader of Substantive and Theoretical Contributions. L. E. Babits and H. Van Tilburg (editors). 1998. Plenum Publishing, New York. $95 (cloth), $49.50 (paper).

The Origins of Agriculture in the Lowland Neotropics. D. R. Piperno and D. M. Pearsall. 1998. Academic Press, San Diego. $99 (cloth).

The Origins of Native Americans: Evidence from Anthropological Genetics. M. H. Crawford. 1998. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. $64.95 (cloth).

The Paleolithic of Siberia: New Discoveries and Interpretations. A. P. Derev'anko (editor), D. B. Shimkin and W. R. Powers (U.S. editors), I. P. Laricheva (translator). 1998. University of Illinois Press, Urbana. $59.95 (cloth).

Pottery in the Making: Ceramic Traditions. I. Freestone and D. Gaimster (editors). 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $35 (paper).

Prehistoric Land-Use and Settlement of the Middle Little Colorado River Valley. The Survey of Homolovi Ruins State Park, Winslow, Arizona. R. C. Lange. 1998. Arizona State Museum Archaeological Series 189, University of Arizona Press, Tucson. $17.95 (paper).

Prehistoric Long-distance Interaction in Oceania: An Interdisciplinary Approach. M. I. Weisler (editor). 1997. New Zealand Archaeological Association, Otago. $45 (paper).

Prehistoric Sandals from Northeastern Arizona: The Earl H. Morris and Ann Axtell Morris Research. K. A. Hays-Gilpin, A. C. Deegan, and E. A. Morris. 1998. Anthropological Paper Number 62, University of Arizona, Tucson. $15.95 (paper).

The Prehistory of Lums Pond: The Formation of an Archaeological Site in Delaware, 2 volumes. M. Petraglia, D. Knepper, J. Rutherford, P. LaPorta, K. Puseman, J. Schuldenrein, and N. Tuross. 1998. Delaware Department of Transportation, Dover. Available upon request.

Rediscovering Darwin: Evolutionary Theory and Archeological Explanation. C. M. Barton and G. A. Clark (editors). 1997. Archaeological Paper No. 7, American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C. $20 members; $ 27.50 nonmembers (paper).

A Review of Prehistoric Faunal Remains from Various Contexts in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. K. P. Cannon. 1998. Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service, Lincoln, Neb. Available upon request.

Sociocultural Evolution. B. G. Trigger. 1998. Blackwell Publishers, Malden. $26.95 (paper).

Stonehenge: Making Space. B. Bender. 1998. Berg Publishers, London. $55 (cloth), $19.50 (paper).

Studies in Culture Contact: Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology. J. G. Cusick (editor). 1998. Occasional Paper No. 25, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale. $40 (paper).

Surface Archaeology. A. P. Sullivan III (editor). 1998. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. $50 (cloth).

Unit Issues in Archaeology: Measuring Time, Space, and Material. A. F. Ramenofsky and A. Steffen. 1998. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City. $55 (cloth); $25 (paper).

Vanishing River, Landscapes, and Lives of the Lower Verde Valley: The Lower Verde Archaeological Project. S. M. Whittlesey, R. Ciolek-Torello, and J. H. Altschul. 1997. Bureau of Reclamation and SRI Press, Tucson. $60 (cloth).

The View from Madisonville: Prehistoric Western Fort Ancient Interaction Patterns. P. Ballard Drooker. 1997. Memoir 31, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. $28 (paper).

The Whiskey Trade of the Northwestern Plains: A Multidisciplinary Study. M. A. Kennedy. 1998. Peter Lang Publishing, New York. $39.95 (cloth).

Books Received by American Antiquity, 1998
(But Not Reviewed)

Administering the National Forests of Colorado: An Assessment of the Architectural and Cultural Significance of Historical Administrative Properties. R. Hartley and J. Schneck. 1996. Prepared for the U.S. Forest Service, Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service, Lincoln, Neb.

The Apalachee Indians and Mission San Luis. J. H. Hann and B. G. McEwan. 1998. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. $49.95 (cloth), $19.95 (paper).

Annapolis Pasts: Historical Archaeology in Annapolis, Maryland. P. A. Shackel, P. R. Mullins, and M. S. Warner. 1998. University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville. $50 (cloth).

Anthropology Explored: The Best of Smithsonian Anthro Notes. R. O. Selig and M. R. London (editors). 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $35 (cloth), $17.95 (paper).

Archaeological Heritage Management in the Netherlands: Fifty Years of State Service for Archaeological Investigations. W. J. H. Willems, H. Kars, and D. P. Hallewas (editors). 1997. Van Gorcum, Assen, The Netherlands. $37.50 (paper).

Archaeological Survey in the Juli-Desaguadero Region of Lake Titicaca Basin, Southern Peru. C. Stanish, E. de la Vega, L. Steadman, C. Chávez Justo, K. L. Frye, L. Onofre Mamani, M. T. Seddon, and P. Calisaya Chuquimia. 1997. Fieldiana Anthropology, New Series, No. 29. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Price unknown. (paper).

Archaeology in Herbert Hoover's Neighborhood: 1989 Excavations at the L.Miles and E.S. Hayhurst Houses, West Branch, Iowa. J. J. Richner. 1997. Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service, Lincoln, Neb.

Being There: The Necessity of Fieldwork. D. Bradburd. 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $32.50 (cloth); $15.95 (paper).

Beyond the Tigris and Euphrates: Bronze Age Civilizations. C. C. Lamberg-Karlovsky. 1996. Beer-Sheva, Vol. IX, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Jerusalem.

Bones in the Basement: Postmortem Racism in Nineteenth-Century Medical Training. R. L. Blakely and J. M. Harrington (editors). 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $45 (cloth).

Cheyenne Memories. J. Stands in Timber and M. Liberty. 1998. Yale University Press, New Haven. $16 (paper).

The Chumash and Their Predecessors: An Annotated Bibliography. M. S. Holmes and J. R. Johnson (compilers). 1998. Contributions in Anthropology, No. 1, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, Calif. $32.50 (paper).

Clash of Cultures. Second Edition. B. Fagan. 1997. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek. $42 (cloth), $19.95 (paper).

Classic Anthropology: Critical Essays 1944-1996. J. W. Bennett (editor), with contributions by L. A. Despres and M. Nagai. 1998. Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, N.J. $49.85 (cloth).

The Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean Region. M. de la Torre (editor). 1998. Getty Trust Publications, Los Angeles. $50 (paper).

Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution. M. J. Behe. 1998. Touchstone Books, New York.

Delivering Views: Distant Cultures in Early Postcards. C. M. Geary and V. Lee-Webb (editors). 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $55 (cloth).

Dilmun and its Gulf Neighbors. H. Crawford. 1998. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. $59.95 (cloth), $22.95 (paper).

Erect Men Undulating Women: The Visual Imagery of Gender, "Race" and Progress in Reconstructive Illustrations of Human Evolution. M. G. Wiber. 1998. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario. $44.95 (cloth).

Every Living Thing: Daily Use of Animals in Ancient Israel. O. Borowski. 1998. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek. $42 (cloth), $19.95 (paper).

Formation Processes in Curecanti Archaeology: The Elk Creek Site. J. L. Dial. 1996. Technical Report No. 45, Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service, Lincoln, Neb. Price unknown.

Fort Carson in World War II: The Old Hospital Complex. M. Connor and J. Schneck. 1997. Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service, Lincoln, Neb. Price unknown.

Homo Americanus: The Discovery of a Unique Early Man in North America. D. E. Tyler. 1998. Discovery Books, Ontario. $29.95 (paper).

Learning from Things: Method and Theory of Material Culture Studies. D. Kingery (editor). 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $14.95 (paper).

Making English Landscapes. K. Barker and T. Darvill (editors). 1997. Occasional Paper 3, Bournemouth University School of Conservation Sciences, Oxbow Monograph 93, Oxford. Price unknown.

Mande Potters and Leatherworkers: Art and Heritage in West Africa. B. E. Frank. 1998. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. $45 (cloth).

Material Cultures: Why Some Things Matter. D. Miller (editor). 1998. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. $45 (cloth), $22 (paper).

Maya Stone Tools of Dzibulchatún, Yucatán, and Becán and Chicanná, Campeche. I. Rovner and S. M. Lewenstein. 1998. The Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans. $42.

Mummies, Disease, and Ancient Cultures, second edition. A. Cockburn, E. Cockburn, and T. A. Reyman (editors). 1998. Cambridge University Press, New York.

Native Resistance and the Pax Colonial in New Spain. S. Schroeder (editor). 1998. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. $45 (cloth), $19.95 (paper).

Olmec to Aztec: Settlement Patterns in the Ancient Gulf Lowlands. B. L. Stark and P. J. Arnold, Jr. (editors). 1997. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. $50 (cloth).

On the Trail of Spider Woman: Petroglyphs, Pictographs and Myths. C. Patterson-Rudolph. 1997. Ancient City Press, Santa Fe, N.M. $29.95 (cloth), $16.95 (paper).

Osteological Analysis of Human Skeletons Excavated from the Custer National Cemetery. P. Willey. 1997. Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service, Lincoln, Neb.

Pagan Celtic Ireland: The Enigma of the Irish Iron Age. B. Raftery. 1998. Thames and Hudson, New York. $29.95 (paper).

Papers on the Madrid Codex. V. R. Bricker and G. Vail (editors). 1998. The Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans. $42 (cloth).

La Résidence Aristocratique de Montmartin (Oise) du IIIe au IIe s. av. J.C. J. L. Brunaux and P. Méniel. 1997. Documents d'Archeologie Française, Paris. 270 FF (paper).

Rio Bec, Chenes, and Puuc Styles in Maya Architecture. P. Gendrop. 1998. Labyrinthos, Lancaster, Calif. $60 (cloth).

Thomas Varker Keam: Indian Trader. L. Graves. 1998. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. $28.95 (cloth). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. $150 (cloth).

What the Bones Tell Us. J. H. Schwartz. 1998. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. $17.95 (paper).

White Goats, White Lies: The Abuse of Science in Olympic National Park. R. L. Lyman. 1998. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City. $29.95 (cloth).


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