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Mortuary Practices and Social Differentiation at Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico

by John C. Ravesloot

University of Arizona Press, 1988


eISBN: 978-0-8165-5214-6

Paper: 978-0-8165-1048-1

About the Book

The Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona is a peer-reviewed monograph series sponsored by the School of Anthropology. Established in 1959, the series publishes archaeological and ethnographic papers that use contemporary method and theory to investigate problems of anthropological importance in the southwestern United States, Mexico, and related areas.

About the Author
John C. Ravesloot first became interested in the prehistory of the Casas Grandes region of northern Chihuahua in 1974 while working in the Mimbres Valley, southwestern New Mexico. He received his doctoral degree in Anthropology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale in 1984. Dr. Ravesloot is an Assistant Curator at the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona.
"This volume contains a summary of DiPeso's work and thoughts on the Chihuahuan site of Casas Grandes. . . . Ravesloot has contributed substantially to the archaeology of the greater Southwest." —American Antiquity

"The publication is highly recommended." —Missouri Archeological Society Quarterly

"Ravesloot's study sheds new light on this important site and also provides a significant contribution to the emerging field of mortuary analysis." —Chesopiean
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Anthropological Papers, Chihuahua (Mexico : State), Casas Grandes Site (Mexico), Antiquities, Mexico, Archaeology, Latin America, Social Science, History
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License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0