By David E. Stuart
David E. Stuart accommodates wide new study findings via groundbreaking archaeology to discover the increase and fall of the Chaco Anasazi and the way it parallels styles all through glossy societies during this re-creation. including new examine findings on caloric flows in prehistoric occasions and investigating the evolutionary dynamics triggered via those forces in addition to exploring the implications of an more and more indifferent significant Chacoan decision-making constitution, Stuart argues that Chaco’s failure was once a failure to evolve to the results of fast growth—including issues of the misuse of farmland, malnutrition, lack of neighborhood, and lack of ability to accommodate climatic disaster.
Have glossy societies realized from the adventure and destiny of the Chaco Anasazi, or are we risking an identical cultural collapse?
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
David E. Stuart, senior pupil and intervening time president on the tuition for complex learn, can be the writer of the traditional Southwest: Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, and Mesa Verde and Pueblo Peoples at the Pajarito Plateau: Archaeology and potency, either to be had from the college of latest Mexico Press.
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