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Ancient Ruins of the Southwest: An Archaeological Guide (Arizona and the Southwest)by David Grant Noble
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This indispensable guide to archaeological ruins of the American Southwest includes thirteen newly opened archaeological sites. Noble provides directions to each site, nearby towns, and campgrounds.
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This is actually the third edition of the Santa Fe-based writer and photographer's guide to the region; the 1981 original edition was first revised in 1991. He discusses the first Americans, the Mogollon roots of Pueblo culture, the ancient Hohokam desert dwellers, the Anasazi ancestors of the Pueblos, the Sinagua and the Salado, and the Fremont rock artists of the north. He also describes pueblos and missions of New Mexico. Each site description includes suggested reading. His photographs are monochrome.
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An ever popular book detailing hundreds of archaeological ruins across the American Southwest.
A guide to archaeological sites in the American Southwest
This third edition of David Grant Noble's indispensable guide to archaeological ruins of the American Southwest includes updated text and thirteen newly opened archaeological sites. From Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Texas to the Zuni-Acoma Trail in New Mexico, reader will be provided with old-time favorites and new treasures. In addition to descriptions of each site, Noble provides time-saving tips for the traveler, citing major highways, nearby towns and the facilities they offer, campgrounds, and other helpful information. Filled with photos of ruins, petroglyphs, and artifacts, as well as maps, this is a guide every traveler needs when they are exploring the Southwest.
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