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Books Received

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

Narratives of the Incas. J. de Betanzos. Translated and edited by R. Hamilton and D. Buchanan. University of Texas Press, Austin, 1996. 352 pp., 14 figures, notes, glossary, index. $17.95 (paper).

Nationalism and Archaeology: Scottish Archaeological Forum. J. A. Atkinson, I. Banks, and J. O'Sullivan, editors, with foreword by N. Ascherson. Cruithne Press, Glasgow, Scotland, 1996. x + 213 pp., 17 figures, references. $19.00 (paper).

Nationalism, Politics, and the Practice of Archaeology. P. L. Kohl and C. Fawcett, editors. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996. xi + 329 pp., maps, bibliography, index. $64.95 (cloth), $22.95 (paper).

Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650. K. J. Bragdon. University of Oklahoma, Norman, 1996. $28.95

The Natural History of the Soul in Ancient Mexico. J. L. McKeever Furst. Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1995. x + 230 pp., 32 figures, notes, index, bibliography. $28.50 (cloth).

The Neanderthal Legacy: An Archaeological Perspective of Western Europe. P. Mellars. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J., 1996. xix + 471 pp., figures, tables, references, site index and general index. $69.50 (cloth).

A New Deal for Southeastern Archaeology. E. A. Lyon. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 1996. xiv + 283 pp., figures, maps, endnotes, bibliography, index. $24. 95 (paper).

New Methods, Old Problems: Geographic Information Systems in Modern Archaeologial Research. H. D. G. Maschner, editor. Occasional Paper No. 23, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1996. xv + 315 pp., 78 figures, 33 tables, references, index. $ 35.00 (paper).

Nukak. G. G. Politis. Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas--SINCHI, Bogotá. 426 pp., figures, maps, color plates, appendixes, bibliography.

Of Caves and Shell Mounds. K. C. Carstens and P. J. Watson, editors. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 1996. xvii + 209 pp., figures, tables, references, list of contributors, index. $28.95 (paper).

On the Track of a Prehistoric Economy: Maglemosian Subsistence in Early Postglacial South Scandinavia. H. P. Blankholm. 1996. Aarhus University Press, Denmark, 1996. 315 pp., figures, tables, appendixes, bibliography, index of sites. $40.00 (cloth).

The Origins of Human Diet and Medicine: Chemical Ecology. T. Johns. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1996. (paper).

The Paleoindian and Early Archaic Southeast. D. G. Anderson and K. E. Sassaman, editors. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. xvi + 526 pp., 97 figures, 22 tables, references, index. $29.95 (paper).

The Paleo-Indian of Southern St. Louis Co., Minnesota: The Reservoir Lakes Complex. C. Harrison, E. Redepenning, C. L. Hill, G. Rapp, Jr., S. Aschenbrenner, J. K. Huber, and S. C. Mulholland. University of Minnesota Interdisciplinary Archaeological Studies No. 4. Kendall/Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa, 1995. v + 239 pp., figures, plates, tables, references, appendixes. $35.00 (paper).

Paths to Central American Prehistory. F. W. Lange, editor. University Press of Colorado, Niwot, 1996. xviii + 379 pp., 124 figures, bibliography, index. $45.00 (cloth).

Pedological Perspectives in Archaeological Research. M. E. Collins, B. J. Carter, B. G. Gladfelter, and R. J. Southard. SSSA Special Publication No. 14. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, Wisc., 1995. xvii + 157 pp., tables, figures, references. $30.00 (paper).

People of Sunlight, People of Starlight: Barrenland Archaeology in the Northwest Territories of Canada. B. C. Gordon. Mercury Series, Archaeological Survey of Canada, Paper No. 154. Canadian Museum of Civlization, Hull, Quebec, 1996. xiv + 332 pp., 165 figures, 616 tables, appendix, glossary, bibliography and references cited, index. $29.95 (paper).

People, Plants, and Landscapes: Studies in Paeloethnobotany. K. J. Gremillion, editor. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 1997.xviii + 271 pp., 54 figures, 13 tables, references cited, index. $29.95 (paper).

People Who Lived in Big Houses: Archaeological Perspectives on Large Domestic Structures. G. Coupland and E. B. Banning, editors. Monographs in World Archaeology No. 27, Prehistory Press, Madison, Wisc., 1996. v + 185 pp., 68 figures, 24 tables, references cited. $40.00 (paper).

Perceiving Rock Art: Social and Political Perspectives. K. Helskog and B. Olsen, editors. Norvus Press, Oslo, Norway, 1996. 416 pp., figures, tables, references. 390.00 NOK (cloth).

The Pithouses of Keatley Creek. B. Hayden. Harcourt Brace College Publishers, Fort Worth, Tex., 1997. xii + 140 pp., 47 figures, 5 tables, references, index. $13.75 (paper).

Plundering Africa's Past. P. R. Schmidt and R. J. McIntosh, editors. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1996. xiii + 280 pp., 16 figures, references, index. $19.95 (paper).

Political Structure and Change in the Prehistoric Southeastern United States. J. R. Scarry, editor. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1996. xiv + 324 pp., 42 figures, 11 tables, references, index. $49.95 (cloth).

Pot Luck: Adventures in Archaeology. F. C. Lister. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1997. xiii + 196 pp., 45 halftones. $19.95 (paper).

The Prehistoric Archaeology of Heritage Square. T. K. Henderson. Anthropological Paper No.3, Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix, 1995. x + 316 pp., figures, tables, appendixes, references cited, $25.00 (paper).

Prehistoric Cultures of Eastern Pennsylvania. J. F. Custer. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, 1996. xii + 383 pp., 103 figures, 28 tables, references cited, general index, site index. $29.95 (cloth).

Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherer Fishing Strategies. M. G. Plew, editor. Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, 1996. iv + 214 pp., 47 figures, 2 plates, 27 tables, references. (paper).

Prehistoric Japan: New perspectives on insular East Asia. K. Imamura. University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, 1996. x + 246 pp., references, index. $49.00 (cloth),$24.95 (paper).

Prehistoric New Mexico: Background for Survey. D. E. Stuart and R. P. Gauthier, with contributions by Thomas W. Merlan. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1996 (1981). $24.95 (paper).

Prehistory of the Central Mississippi Valley. C. H. McNutt, editor. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 1996. xiii + 313 pp., figures, tabels, references, index. $34.95 (paper).

The Prehistory of the Mind: The Cognitive Origins of Art, Religion and Science. S. Mithen. Thames and Hudson, New York, 1996. 288 pp., 70 figures, bibliography, index. $40.00 (cloth).

Presenting Archaeology to the Public: Digging for Truths. J. H. Jameson, Jr., editor. Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, Calif., 1997. 288 pp., 51 figures, bibliography, index. $49.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper).

Principles of Geoarchaeology: A North American Perspective. M. R. Waters. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1997. xxiv + 398 pp., 139 figures, 7 tables, bibliography, index. $24.95 (paper).

Puerto Real: The Archaeology of a Sixteenth-Century Spanish Town in Hispaniola. K. Deagan, editor. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1995. xxvi + 533 pp., 165 figures, 62 tables, appendixes, glossary, bibliography, index. $75.00 (cloth).

Purisimeño Chumash Prehistory: Maritime Adaptations along the Southern California Coast. M. A. Glassow. Harcourt Brace College Publishers, Fort Worth, Tex., 1996. xv + 170 pp., 26 figures, 3 tables, references, index. $ 13.75 (paper).

Pyramids of Tucume: The Quest for Peru's Forgotten City. T. Heyerdahl, D. Sandweiss, and A. Narvaez. Thames and Hudson, New York, 1995. 240 pp., 43 color figures, 23 black and white figures, 5 maps, 4 tables, notes, bibliography. $29.95 (cloth).

Rebels of Highland Guatemala: The Quiche--Mayas of Momostenango. R. M. Carmack. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1995. xxxiv + 525 pp., 42 figures, 17 maps, 7 tables, notes, index, bibliography. $39.95 (cloth).

Remarkable Remains of the Ancient Peoples of Guatemala. J. VanKirk and P. Bassett-VanKirk. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1996. xv + 243 pp., photographs and color plates, bibliograpy, index. $49.95 (cloth).

Replications: Archaeology, Art History, and Psychoanalysis. W. Davis with the editorial assistance of R. W. Quinn. Pennsylvania State Press, University Park, 1997. xvi + 352 pp., 68 figures, references, index. $65.00 (cloth); $28.50 (paper).

The Return of Cultural Treasures. J. Greenfield. Cambridge University Press, New York, 1995. xxii + 351 pp., figures, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $80.00 (cloth), $29.95 (paper).

Rito, Símbolo e Historia en la Pirámide de Akapana, Tiwanaku: Un Análisis de Cerámica Ceremonial Prehispánica. S. Alconini Mujica. Editorial Acción, La Paz, 1995. xv + 249 pp., 89 figures, 13 tables, bibliography, (paper).

Rock Art Studies in the Americas: Papers from the Darwin Rock Art Congress. J. Steinbring, editor. Oxbow Monograph No. 45. David Brown Book Company, Oakville, Conn., 1995. $49.50 (paper).

Secrets in Stone: Yokes, Hachas and Palmas from Southern Mesoamerica. Memoirs Vol. 217. E. M. Shook and E. Marquis. American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1996. ix + 250 pp., figures, bibliography, index. $50.00 (cloth).

Settlement and Organization: The Merovingian Region of Metz. G. Halsall. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995. xx + 307 pp., figures, bibliography, index. $69.95 (paper).

Settlement and Politics in Three Classic Maya Polities. O. de Montmollin. Monographs in World Archaeology No. 24. Prehistory Press, Madison, Wisc., 1995. xvii + 369 pp., 104 figures, 67 tables, appendixes, bibliography. $50.00 (paper).

Settlement Ecology: The Social and Spatial Organization of Kofyar Agriculture. G. D. Stone. Arizona Studies in Human Ecology, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1996. xv + 257 pp., 39 illustrations, 9 tables, appendix, references, index. $ 47.50 (cloth).

Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas: A History Based on Underwater Archaeology. G. F. Bass, editor. Thames and Hudson, New York, 1996. 272 pp., 376 illustrations, glossary, further readings, index. $24.95 (paper).

Site Destruction in Georgia and the Carolinas. D. G. Anderson and V. Horak, editors. Readings in Archeological Protection Series No. 2. Interagency Archeological Services Division, National Park Service, Atlanta, Ga., 1993. 100 pp., figures, photographs, tables, references, (paper).

Skeleton Keys: An Introduction to Human Skeletal, Morphology, Development, and Analysis. J. H. Schwartz. Oxford University Press, New York, 1995. xi + 362 pp., figures, tables, appendixes, references, index. $49.95 (cloth).

Skywatchers, Shamans, & Kings: Astronomy and the Archaeology of Power. E. C. Krupp. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1996. $27.95 (cloth)

The Social Dynamics of Pottery Style in the Early Puebloan Southwest. M. Hegmon. Occasional Paper No. 5, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. Distributed by University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1995. xx + 272 pp., figures, notes, tables, references. $22.95 (paper).

Society, Culture and Technology in Africa. S. T. Childs, editor. MASCA Research Papers in Science and Archaeology, Vol. 11 Supplement. University of Pennsylvania Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1994. 108 pp., figures, tables, notes, references.

The Spiro Ceremonial Center: The Archaeology of Arkansas Valley Caddoan Culture in Eastern Oklahoma. J. A. Brown, with foreword by J. B. Griffin. Memoirs No. 29. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1996. Vol. 1: xxiii + 291 pp., figures, tables; Vol. 2: viii + 459 pp., figures, tables, references cited, appendixes. $65.00 (paper).

Statistics for Archaeologists: A Commonsense Approach. R. D. Drennan. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. xix + 278 pp., figures, tables, suggested reading, index. $42.50 (cloth).

Stone Tools and Mobility in the Illinois Valley: From Hunter-Gatherer Camps to Agricultural Villages. G. H. Odell. Archaeological Series No. 10, International Monographs in Prehistory, Ann Arbor, 1996. xi + 418 pp., figures, tables, appendixes, references. $78.00 (cloth), $49.50 (paper).

Stone Tools: Theoretical Insights into Human Prehistory. G. H. Odell, editor. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. xiv + 401 pp., figures, tables, references, index. $59.50 (cloth).

Subsistence and Stone Tool Technology: An Old World Perspective. B. J. Vierra. Arizona State University Anthropological Research Papers No. 47. Arizona State University, Tempe, 1995. $30.00.

Taking Charge: The Electric Automobile in America. M. B. Schiffer. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1994. xiii + 225 pp., figures, selected bibliography. $24.00 (cloth).

Tecnologías Nativas y Estrategias de Ocupación Española en la Región del Río de la Plata. M. X. Senatore. Historical Archaeology in Latin America No. 11. South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology. University of South Carolina, Columbia, 1995. x + 120 pp., figures, appendix, bibliography. $10.00 (paper).

The True History of Chocolate. S. D. Coe and M. D. Coe. Thames and Hudson, New York, 1996. 280 pp., 97 illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $27.50 (cloth).

Time, Culture and Identity. J. Thomas. Routledge, New York, 1996. viii + 267 pp., 49 figures, bibliography, index. $59.95 (cloth).

Tiwanaku and Its Hinterland: Archaeology and Paleoecology of an Andean Civilization. Vol. 1: Agroecology. A. L. Kolata, editor. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1996. xix + 322 pp., 123 figures, 30 tables, bibliography, index. $95.00 (cloth).

Tiwanaku: Arqueología Regional y Dinámica Segmentaria. J. Albarracin-Jordan. Plural Editores, La Paz, 1996. xiv + 393 pp., figures, plates, tables, appendixes, bibliography. (cloth).

Traces behind the Esmeraldas Shore: Prehistory of the Santiago-Cayapas Region, Ecuador. W. R. DeBoer. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 1996. xvii + 234 pp., 101 figures, appendixes, bibliography, index. $29.95 (paper)

Traditional Beluga Drives of the Iñupiat of Kotzebue Sound, Alaska. C. V. Lucier and J. W. Vanstone. Fieldiana Anthropology New Series No. 25. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 1995. xi + 91 pp., figures, literature cited. $20.00 (paper).

Trinidad Yoruba: From Mother Tongue to Memory. M. Warner-Lewis. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. $27.95.

Turquoise Ridge and Late Prehistoric Residential Mobility in the Desert Mogollon Region. M. E. Whalen. Anthropological Paper No. 118, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 1994. xii + 160 pp., 54 figures, 50 tables, references cited. $27.50 (paper).

A Turtle Atlas to Facilitate Archaeological Identifications. K. D. Sobolik and D. Gentry Steele. Mammoth Site, Hot Springs, S.D., 1996. $19.95 (paper).

Twin City Tales. A Hermeneutical Reassessment of Tula and Chichen Itza. L. Jones. University of Colorado, Boulder, 1995. xii + 482 pp., figures, notes, index, bibliography. $45.00 (cloth).

Understanding Complexity in the Prehistoric Southwest. G. J. Gummerman and M. Gell-Mann. Santa Fe Institute. Addison Wesley Longman, New York. $34.38.

Une ferme: de l'Armorique gauloise. Y. Menez. Documents d'Archeologie Francaise, Paris, 1996. 267 pp., bibliography, 173 figures, 34 plates. 280 FF (paper).

Valley of the Spirits: A Journey into the Lost Realm of the Aymara. A. L. Kolata. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1996. xiv + 288 pp., illustrations, notes, glossary, index. $27.95 (cloth).

Villagers of the Maros: A Portrait of an Early Bronze Age Society. J. O'Shea. Plenum Press, New York, 1996. xii + 398 pp., 76 figures, 134 tables, references, index. $59.50 (cloth).

Wandering Villagers: Pit Structures, Mobility and Agriculture in Southeastern Arizona. P. A. Gilman. Anthropological Research Papers No. 49, Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1997. xii + 216 pp., 53 figures, 54 tables, 5 appendices, references. $25.00 (paper).

When the Land Was Young. S. A. Russell. Addison Wesley Longman, New York, 1996. xi + 220 pp., notes. $23.00 (cloth).

Who Lived in This House? A Study of Koyukuk River Semisubterranean Houses. A. McFadyen Clark. Mercury Series, Archaeological Survey of Canada, Paper No. 153. Canadian Museum of Civlization, Hull, Quebec, 1996. xii + 261 pp., 68 figures, 18 plates, 17 tables, appendix, references cited. $24.95 (paper).

Women in Prehistory: North America and Mesoamerica. C. Claassen and R. A. Joyce, editors. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1997. xiii+ 300 pp., 37 figures, 11 tables, bibliography, index. $18.95 (paper).

Woodland and Mississippian Occupations at the Hayti Bypass Site Pemiscot County, Missouri. M. D. Conner, editor. Center for Archaeological Research Special Publication No. 1, Southwestern Missouri State University, Springfied, Mo. xvi + 407 pp., 80 figures, 67 tables, 12 appendixes, references cited.

Zapotec Civilization: How Urban Society Evolved in Mexico's Oaxaca Valley. J. Marcus and K. V. Flannery. Thames and Hudson, New York, 1996. 246 pp., 286 figures, 16 color plates, notes, index, bibliography. $60.00 (cloth).

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