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  • Ancient Maya commerce : multidisciplinary research at Chunchucmil 

    Contributor:Hutson, Scott R.
    Date:2017
    Using a variety of evidence--archaeological, botanical, geomorphological, and soil-based--contributors show how Chunchucmil, Yucatan, Mexico was a major center for both short and long distance trade, integrating the ...
  • Field guide to the lichens of White Rocks (Boulder, Colorado) 

    Contributor:Tripp, Erin A.
    Date:2016
    Extensively illustrated field guide presents detailed information and a careful examination of the lichens that occur at the ecologically important and lichenologically rich urban outcropping of sandstone known as White ...
  • "The only true people" : linking Maya identities past and present 

    Contributor:Beyyette, Bethany J.; LeCount, Lisa J.
    Date:2017
    A timely and rigorous examination of ethnicity among the ancient Maya, focusing on ethnogenesis and exploring the complexities of Maya identity--how it developed, how it emerged and how it continues to change. Challenges ...
  • Incidence of travel : recent journeys in ancient South America 

    Contributor:Moore, Jerry D.
    Date:2017
    Drawing on personal experience and historical and archaeological studies from across South America, Moore introduces readers to archaeological sites and remains to describe what it's like to be in the field and facilitating ...
  • The history of the death penalty in Colorado 

    Contributor:Radelet, Michael L.
    Date:2017
    Radelet chronicles the details of each capital punishment trial and execution that took place in Colorado since 1859. Radelet accounts the debates and struggles over the use of the death penalty, placing the hundreds of ...
  • Retention, persistence, and writing programs 

    Contributor:Ruecker, Todd; Shepherd, Dawn; Estrem, Heidi; Brunk-Chavez, Beth
    Date:2017
    Perspectives on how first-year writing can support or hinder students' transitions to college from scholars working in a variety of institutional and geographic contexts and a range of student populations. Contributors ...
  • The meaningful writing project : learning, teaching, and writing in higher education 

    Contributor:Eodice, Michele; Geller, Anne Ellen; Lerner, Neal
    Date:2016
    Unprecedented look into the writing projects students find meaningful. The results of a three-year study consisting of surveys and interviews of seniors and faculty across three diverse institutions that consider the ...
  • Economies of writing : revaluations in rhetoric and composition 

    Contributor:Horner, Bruce; Nordquist, Brice; Ryan, Susan M.
    Date:2017
    Advances scholarship on political economies of writing and writing instruction, considering those economies in terms of course subject, pedagogy, technology, and social practice. Challenges dominant ideologies of writing, ...
  • Escape velocity : poems 

    Contributor:Arning, Bonnie
    Date:2017
    From the moment of a marriage's heated inception to its period of luminous crowding and onward into distance and darkness, Bonnie Arning's Escape Velocity asks if it's possible to exist outside the only universe we've ever ...
  • Process and meaning in spatial archaeology : investigations into Pre-Columbian Iroquoian space and place 

    Contributor:Jones, Eric E.; Creese, John L.
    Date:2016
    Examines Northern Iroquoian archaeology through various lenses at multiple spatial levels, including individual households, village constructions, relationships between villages in a local region, and relationships between ...
  • Yellowstone National Park : through the lens of time 

    Contributor:Boner, Bradly J.
    Date:2017
    Boner has re-photographed William Henry Jackson's images from the 1871 Hayden Survey, the first government-funded expedition to explore the region that is today Yellowstone National Park and represents the first complete, ...
  • Patron gods and patron lords : the semiotics of classic Maya community cults 

    Contributor:Baron, Joanne P.
    Date:2016
    Baron demonstrates the central importance of patron deity cults in political relationships between both rulers and their subjects and different Maya kingdoms. Weaving together evidence from inscriptions, images, and ...
  • How humans cooperate : confronting the challenge of collective action 

    Contributor:Blanton, Richard E.; Fargher, Lane F.
    Date:2016
    A new approach to investigating human cooperation developed from the vantage point of an 'anthropological imagination.' Drawing the discipline's broad understanding of humans in biological, social, and cultural dimensions, ...
  • Alternative pathways to complexity : a collection of essays on architecture, economics, power, and cross-cultural analysis in honor of Richard E. Blanton 

    Contributor:Fargher, Lane F.; Heredia Espinoza, Verenice Y.
    Date:2016
    Focuses on architecture, economics, and power in the evolution of complex societies. Case studies from Mesoamerica, Asia, Africa, and Europe examine the relationship between political structures and economic configurations ...
  • Gendered labor in specialized economies : archaeological perspectives on female and male work 

    Contributor:Kelly, Sophia E.; Ardren, Traci
    Date:2016
    Gendered Labor in Specialized Economies combine the study of gender in the archaeological record with the examination of intensified craft production in prehistory to reassess the connection between craft specialization ...
  • Relating to rock art in the contemporary world : navigating symbolism, meaning and significance 

    Contributor:Brady, Liam M.; Taçon, Paul S. C.
    Date:2016
    Rock art is considered an archaeological artifact reflecting activities from the past, it is also a phenomenon with present-day meaning and relevance to both indigenous and non-indigenous communities. Challenging traditional ...
  • Archaeological variability and interpretation in global perspective 

    Contributor:Sullivan, Alan P.; Olszewski, Deborah I.
    Date:2016
    Contributors illustrate the virtues of various ecological, experimental, statistical, and cognitive/social approaches for understanding the origins, formation histories, and inferential potential of a wide range of ...
  • Exit theater 

    Contributor:Lala, Mike
    Date:2016
    Selected by Tyrone Williams for the 2016 Colorado Prize for Poetry, Exit Theater casts classical elegy, with dazzling formal innovation, into a staggering work of contemporary, political polyphony. Through monologues, ...
  • &luckier : poems 

    Contributor:Johnson, Christopher J.
    Date:2016
    In his first collection of poems, &luckier, Christopher J Johnson explores the depths to which we can know our most intimate friends, habits, and--even more so--selves. From a mosaic of coffee cups, dinner engagements, ...
  • Nowhere near the line : pain and possibility in teaching and writing 

    Contributor:Boquet, Elizabeth H.
    Date:2016
    Boquet traces the overlaps and intersections of a lifelong education around guns and violence, as a student, a teacher, a feminist, a daughter, a wife, a citizen, and across the dislocations and relocations that are part ...

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