Ancient life in the American Southwest with an introduction on the general history of the American race by Edgar L. Hewett

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  • Indians of North America -- Southwest, New.,
  • Pueblo Indians.,
  • Indians.,
  • Southwest, New -- Antiquities.

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Statementby Edgar L. Hewett ...
LC ClassificationsE78.S7 H5
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii p., 1 ℗ ., 21-392 p.
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14332351M
LC Control Number30031343

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Most people are familiar with the famous pre-Columbian civilizations of the Aztecs and Maya of Mexico, but few realize just how advanced were contemporary cultures in the American Southwest. Here lie some of the most remarkable monuments of America's prehistoric past, such as Chaco Canyon and Mesa thousand years ago, humans first colonized this 4/5(2).

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He produced a series of watercolor paintings depicting scenes of native life. Although most of his paintings have been lost, some engravings were copied from the originals and. The Western Interior Seaway (also called the Cretaceous Seaway, the Niobraran Sea, the North American Inland Sea, and the Western Interior Sea) was a large inland sea that existed during the mid- to late Cretaceous period as well as the very early Paleogene, splitting the continent of North America into two landmasses, Laramidia to the west and Appalachia to the east.

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In the American Southwest, Pueblo peoples tell of their ancestors’ journeys through the region’s arid canyons and mesas.

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