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By David Roberts

ISBN-10: 0684810786

ISBN-13: 9780684810782

ISBN-10: 0684832127

ISBN-13: 9780684832128

ISBN-10: 1541462122

ISBN-13: 9781541462120

An exuberant, hands-on fly-on-the-wall account that mixes the fun of canyoneering and mountain climbing with the highbrow sleuthing of archaeology to discover the Anasazi.

David Roberts describes the tradition of the Anasazi—the identify capacity “enemy ancestors” in Navajo—who as soon as inhabited the Colorado Plateau and whose glossy descendants are the Hopi Indians of Arizona. Archaeologists, Roberts writes, were wondering the Anasazi for greater than a century, attempting to ensure the environmental and cultural stresses that prompted their society to break down seven hundred years in the past. He publications us via controversies within the ancient list, between them the haunting query of no matter if the Anasazi dedicated acts of cannibalism. Roberts’s ebook is stuffed with updated pondering at the tradition of the traditional those that lived within the harsh wilderness state of the Southwest.

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