Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

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Table of Contents

List of contributors
List of tables
List of figures
Acknowledgements
Editor's preface
Section I. Theoretical Considerations: 1. An
introduction to the study of ancient New World
road networks Charles D. Trombold
2. Paths and roads in evolutionary perspective
Timothy Earle
3. Roads, routes and ties that bind Ross Hassig
4. Observations about research on prehistoric
roads in South America John Hyslop
Section II. Methodological Considerations: 5.
Photointerpretation of Chaco Roads Margaret S.
Obenauf
6. Analysis of prehistoric roadways in Chaco
Canyon using remotely sensed digital data
Thomas L. Sever, and David W. Wagner
7. Prehistoric footpaths in Costa Rica:
transportation and communication in a tropical
rainforest Payson Sheets, and Thomas L. Sever
8. Cross-cutting relationships: the relative
dating of ancient roads on the north coast of
Peru Colleen M. Beck
9. Network analysis and the study of past
regional organisation Larry J. Gorenflo, and
Thomas L. Bell
Section III. Regional Studies: 10. Political,
economic, and demographic implications of the
Chaco road network Frances Joan Mathien
11. The prehistoric road network at Pueblo
Alto, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico Thomas C. Windes
12. The Sonoran connection: road and trail
networks in the prehistoric period Carroll L.
Riley, and Joni L. Manson
13. Causeways in the context of strategic
planning in the La Quemada region, Zacatecas,
Mexico Charles D. Trombold
14. Xanhari: protohistoric Tarascan routes
Shirley Gorenstien, and Helen Perlstein Pollard
15. The influence and legacy of Teotihuacan on
regional routes and urban planning Thomas H.
Charlton
16. The structure of the Aztec transport
network Robert S. Santley
17. Roads, thoroughfares and avenues of power
at Xochicalco, Mexico Kenneth Hirth
18. Sacbes of the northern Maya William J. Folan
19. Prehistoric roads and causeways of lowland
tropical America William M. Denevan
20. The association between roads and polities:
evidence for a Wari road system in Peru
Katharina J. Schrieber
21. The Chincha roads: economics and symbolism
Dwight T. Wallace.