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Traditional arid lands agriculture : understanding the past for the future / edited by Scott E. Ingram and Robert C. Hunt.

Contributor(s): Hunt, Robert C [editor.] | Ingram, Scott E [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780816502189; 0816502188.Subject(s): Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Mexico, North | Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Southwest, New | Arid regions agriculture -- Mexico, North | Arid regions agriculture -- Southwest, NewAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Traditional Arid Lands Agriculture : Understanding the Past for the Future.DDC classification: 630.915/4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction. Traditional arid lands agriculture : known unknowns / Scott E. Ingram and Robert C. Hunt -- The archaeology and agronomy of ancient maize (Zea mays L.) / Karen R. Adams -- Agricultural soils of the prehistoric Southwest : known unknowns / Jon Sandor and Jeff Homburg -- Defining the environmental context of indigenous agriculture in the Southwest : what we don't know about mid-to-late Holocene climate change and floodplain dynamics / Gary Huckleberry -- Human vulnerability to dry periods / Scott E. Ingram -- Estimates of prehistoric irrigated field crop productivity : Sonoran Desert / Robert C. Hunt -- The impact of flooding on Hohokam canal irrigation agriculture / Kyle Woodson -- Water fight : archaeology, litigation, and the assessment of pre-contact canal irrigation technologies in northern Rio Grande region / Mike Adler -- Rainfed farming and settlement aggregation : reflections from Chihuahua, Mexico / Robert J. Hard, William L. Merrill, A.C. Macwilliams, John R. Roney, Jacob C. Freeman, and Karen R. Adams -- The archaeology of ruderal agriculture / Alan P. Sullivan III -- Understanding the agricultural consequences of aggregation / Suzanne K. Fish and Paul R. Fish -- Pre-contact agriculture in northern New Mexico / Richard I. Ford and Roxanne Swentzell -- What more we need know about "Southwest" agriculture / Paul E. Minnis.
Summary: "The manuscript is an edited volume which consists of twelve chapters by multiple scholars of arid lands agriculture in the American Southwest and Northwest Mexico. Its goal is to inspire further research and advance the current understanding of traditional agriculture in arid lands, in both the past and the present"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. Traditional arid lands agriculture : known unknowns / Scott E. Ingram and Robert C. Hunt -- The archaeology and agronomy of ancient maize (Zea mays L.) / Karen R. Adams -- Agricultural soils of the prehistoric Southwest : known unknowns / Jon Sandor and Jeff Homburg -- Defining the environmental context of indigenous agriculture in the Southwest : what we don't know about mid-to-late Holocene climate change and floodplain dynamics / Gary Huckleberry -- Human vulnerability to dry periods / Scott E. Ingram -- Estimates of prehistoric irrigated field crop productivity : Sonoran Desert / Robert C. Hunt -- The impact of flooding on Hohokam canal irrigation agriculture / Kyle Woodson -- Water fight : archaeology, litigation, and the assessment of pre-contact canal irrigation technologies in northern Rio Grande region / Mike Adler -- Rainfed farming and settlement aggregation : reflections from Chihuahua, Mexico / Robert J. Hard, William L. Merrill, A.C. Macwilliams, John R. Roney, Jacob C. Freeman, and Karen R. Adams -- The archaeology of ruderal agriculture / Alan P. Sullivan III -- Understanding the agricultural consequences of aggregation / Suzanne K. Fish and Paul R. Fish -- Pre-contact agriculture in northern New Mexico / Richard I. Ford and Roxanne Swentzell -- What more we need know about "Southwest" agriculture / Paul E. Minnis.

"The manuscript is an edited volume which consists of twelve chapters by multiple scholars of arid lands agriculture in the American Southwest and Northwest Mexico. Its goal is to inspire further research and advance the current understanding of traditional agriculture in arid lands, in both the past and the present"--Provided by publisher.

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Scott E. Ingram is a senior lecturer of anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he investigates human vulnerability to climate change, social and ecological sustainability, and long-term human and environmental interactions. <br> <br> Robert C. Hunt is a professor emeritus of anthropology at Brandeis University, where he researches economic and social structure and dynamics in human societies, with an emphasis on agriculture, irrigation, and systems of exchange.

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