Anasazi Ruins Of The Southwest
Anasazi Ruins of the Southwest
The Anasazi Indians of the Southwest represent 2,500 years of cultural continuity, from the early Basket Makers of 700 B.C. to their modern descendants, the Pueblo Indians. The pueblos and cliff dwellings they built during their halcyon days between 1100 and 1500 A.D. are the most spectacular ruins north of Mexico. In this book, all of the significant and accessible Anasazi ruins are photographed and described in detail. Special attention is paid to the magnificent sites of Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, and Kayenta. Also included are illustrations of rock art and examples of the delicate jewelry and beautiful ceramics that have survived.
." . . overhead shots provide a fresh perspective of these sites in their often breathtaking natural surroundings. . . . this unique book with its outstanding illustrations is well organized and is of exceptional quality . . . Ýit will interest high school and college students, archaeologists, and the general reader."
About the Author
A former rancher, writer, banker, lawyer, and state official, the late William M. Ferguson wrote six books on Southwest U.S. and Mesoamerica ruins.
Arthur H. Rohn,...