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The Great Houses of Chaco

by John Martin Campbell

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Published by University of New Mexico Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North American archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • New Mexico,
  • Archaeology,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Chaco Canyon,
  • Chaco architecture,
  • Chaco culture

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas C. Windes (Contributor), David E. Stuart (Contributor), Katherine Kallestad (Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8167379M
    ISBN 100826342485
    ISBN 109780826342485

    Although each is unique, all great houses share architectural features that make them recognizable as Chacoan. During the middle and late s, the great houses of Pueblo Bonito, Una Vida, and Peñasco Blanco were constructed, followed by Hungo Pavi, Chetro Ketl, Pueblo Alto, and others. 2. Great House Form - Stephen H. Lekson 3. Gearing Up and Piling On: Early Great Houses in the Interior San Juan Basin - Thomas C. Windes 4. Great Kivas in Time, Space, and Society - Ruth M. Van Dyke 5. Architecture Studies of Pueblo Bonito: The Past, the Present, and the Future - Jill E. Neitzel 6.

      Background. Pueblo Bonito was the physical and social center of a large community comprising multiple great houses and perhaps hundreds of smaller buildings, hierarchically organized to manage social relations, food production, and regional exchange effectively (9, 10).Most great house building in Chaco took place during the 11th century AD (3, 11), but depopulation appears to have Cited by: The network of Chacoan-style Great Houses that developed by the eleventh century was centered on the San Juan Basin of New Mexico and extended into southwestern Colorado, southeastern Utah, east and west-central New Mexico, and northeastern Arizona ().The archaeological focus of the densest concentration of Great Houses occurs along some 15 km in Chaco Wash, a largely dry tributary of Cited by: 9.

      One settlement, Cahokia in modern-day Illinois, had a population of 20, at its peak around A.D. Around that same period in time, New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon was the center of a.   The wood in the monumental "great houses" built in Chaco Canyon by ancient Puebloans came from two different mountain ranges, according to new research from the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. The UA scientists are the first to report that before , most of the wood came from the Zuni Mountains about 50 miles to the south.


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In The Great Houses of Chaco, Jack Campbell's elegant black and white photos explore the intricate structures that have come to define Chaco. David Stuart and Thomas Windes provide essays that place the photographs into historic contexts, and Katherine Kallestad has written captions that explain the images themselves/5(4).

The Great Houses of Chaco book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Chaco Canyon, in far northwest New Mexico, was a major center of 3/5. In The Great Houses of Chaco, Jack Campbell's elegant black and white photos explore the intricate structures that have come to define Chaco.

David Stuart and Thomas Windes provide essays that place the photographs into historic contexts, and Katherine Kallestad has written captions that explain the images : University of New Mexico Press.

Great Houses Of Chaco by Campbell, John Martin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Great Houses of Chaco - AbeBooks Passion for books. Puebloan masons used local sandstone and adobe mortar to build great houses consisting of fifty to seven hundred rooms.

In The Great Houses of Chaco, Jack Campbell's elegant black and white photos explore the intricate structures that have come to define Chaco. David Stuart and Thomas Windes provide essays that place the photographs into historic contexts, and Katherine The Great Houses of Chaco book has written.

Chaco, with its monumental Ògreat houses,Ó was the center of a vast region marked by ÒoutlierÓ great houses. The canyon itself has been investigated for over a century, but only a few of the more than outlier great housesÑkey to understanding Chaco and its timesÑhave been excavated.

Get this from a library. The great houses of Chaco. [John Martin Campbell; Thomas C Windes; David E Stuart; Katherine Kallestad] -- "In this thoughtful and picturesque work, Jack Campbell explores in elegant black and while photographs the wonderfully intricate structures that have come to define Chaco Canyon.

David Stuart and. The Great Houses of Chaco (Book): Campbell, John Martin: "In this thoughtful and picturesque work, Jack Campbell explores in elegant black and while photographs the wonderfully intricate structures that have come to define Chaco Canyon.

David Stuart and Thomas Windes provide essays helping place the photographs within their historic contexts, and Katherine Kallestad has written captions that. In "The Great Houses of Chaco," Jack Campbell's elegant black and white photos explore the intricate structures that have come to define Chaco.

David Stuart and Thomas Windes provide essays that place the photographs into historic contexts, and Katherine Kallestad has written captions that explain the images themselves.

Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, is perhaps the most well known of all the Chaco great houses. Built in stages beginning in the A.D. s, Pueblo Bonito contained between and rooms and in places stood five stories tall.

The Great Houses of Chaco. August Cynthia Green. Chaco is a majestic ancient city in the forbidding landscape of northwest New Mexico. The ruins are famous for the five-story stone houses built between and AD, featured in the book’s 55 exquisite black & white photographs.

Yet almost years ago, during the Medieval period, Chaco Canyon was the hub of a flourishing Pueblo Indian society, with 12 multi-story great houses built of stone and wood, a dozen great kivas. out of 5 stars The Great Houses of Chaco Reviewed in the United States on Septem For an inside glimpse of Chaco Canyon, whether you've visited the site or not, this book offers an unparalleled tour/5.

The Great Houses The Chacoans cut an estimatedtrees, hauled from mountain forests sixty miles away, to build the great houses and kivas of Chaco Canyon. These log beams supported the roofs of the great kivas and the floors in the rooms of the great houses. In The Great Houses of Chaco, Jack Campbell's elegant black and white photos explore the intricate structures that have come to define Chaco.

David Stuart and Thomas Windes provide essays that place the photographs into historic contexts, and Katherine Kallestad has written captions that explain the images themselves. Chaco Canyon, the great Ancestral Pueblo site of the eleventh and twelfth centuries, remains a central problem of Southwestern archaeology.

Chaco, with its monumental “great houses,” was the center of a vast region marked by “outlier” great by: Research on Chaco Canyon today is focused on what the remains indicate about the social, political, and ideological organization of the Chacoan people.

Communities with great houses located some distance away are of particular interest, because determining how and why peripheral areas became associated with the central canyon provides insight.

Chaco Canyon was a central place in the Ancient Southwest. Here, in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, architects and masons constructed a dozen 'great houses' made of formal masonry construction with as many as rooms massed up to five stories high.

Research in recent years suggests that Chaco appears to have represented a form of regional organisation that existed across much of the. Bonito and the other great houses reveal a high organized and structured society.

Many people feel strongly that one of the criteria for a Chacoan great house is a. The primary axes of Basketmaker III pit structures at Shabik'eschee in Chaco Canyon have two orientations, one to the south and the other to the south-south-east.

This architectural tradition continued with remarkable continuity throughout the San Juan Basin to the end of Pueblo III. Many of the Great Houses in Chaco, which appear to be massively enlarged front-facing unit pueblos typical of Cited by: 1.

Why the marvelous great houses were built and then completely deserted by AD adds to the mystery of the phenomena.

Chaco Canyon in western New Mexico is a dry desolate wilderness landscape which makes it all the more extraordinary when first encountering the stunning architectural ruins of the Chacoan great houses.Chaco, with its monumental “great houses,” was the center of a vast region marked by “outlier” great houses.

The canyon itself has been investigated for over a century, but only a few of the more than outlier great houses—key to understanding Chaco and its times—have been excavated.Chacoan great houses have been a focus of research in the Southwest for well over a century.

While models to explain these structures have ranged from great houses as residences to great houses as.