Death, Society, And Ideology In A Hohokam Community: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Death, Society, And Ideology In A Hohokam Community

1st Edition

By Randall H Mcguire


222 pages

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Hardback: 9780367016319
pub: 2019-05-01
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 Based on a study of more than 200 burials at the US site of La Ciudad (725 AD to 1100 AD), this is an exploration of the meaning of burials as statements on the nature of power relations and social structure. Focusing on the inequalities between the distribution of grave goods and other aspects of material culture, the author argues against trying

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Previous Analyses of Hohokam Burials -- Ethnographic Examples of Cremations -- Burial Features at La Ciudad -- Colonial and Sedentary Period Hohokam Cremation Practices -- Analysis of Grave Lots -- Summary and Conclusion -- Descriptive Data For Burials

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General