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Timeline Bibliography 1784-1905

  • Bandelier, Adolph (1881) Report upon the Ruins of the Pueblos of Pecos, part 2. Papers, American Series Vol. I. Archaeological Institute of America, Boston.
  • Bieder, Robert E. (1986) Science Encounters the Indian, 1820-1880: The Early Years of American Ethnology. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.
  • Clemenson, A. Berle (1992) Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Arizona: A Centennial History of the First Prehistoric Reserve, 1892-1992. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Washington, DC.
  • Greber, N'omi B. and Katharine C. Ruhl (1989) The Hopewell Site: A Contemporary Analysis Based on the Work of Charles C. Willoughby. Investigations in American Archaeology. Westview Press, Boulder, CO.
  • Hantman, Jeffrey L. and Gary Dunham (1993) The Enlightened Archaeologist. Archaeology May/June: 44-49.
  • Hewett, Edgar L. (1906) Memorandum Concerning the Historic and Prehistoric Ruins of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah, and their Preservation. In Preservation of American Antiquities, Report No. 2224, House of Representatives, 59th Congress, 1st Session, pp. 2-8. Washington, DC.
  • Hinsley, Curtis M. (1981) The Smithsonian and the American Indian: Making a Moral Anthropology in Victorian America. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
  • Hinsley, Curtis M. (1991) The World as Marketplace: Commodification of the Exotic at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. In Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display, edited by I. Karp and S.D. Lavine, pp. 344-365. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC.
  • Hinsley, Curtis M. and David R. Wilcox (1996) The Southwest in the American Imagination: The Writings of Sylvester Baxter, 1881-1889. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  • Kennedy, Roger G. (1994) Hidden Cities: The Discovery and Loss Ancient American Civilization. Penguin Books, NY.
  • Knight, Vernon J., Jr., Editor (1996) The Moundville Expeditions of Clarence Bloomfield Moore. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.
  • Lange, Charles H. and Carroll L. Riley, editors (1996) The Southwestern Journals of Adolph F. Bandelier, 1880-1882. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.
  • Lange, Charles H. and Carroll L. Riley (1996) Bandelier: The Life and Adventures of Adolf Bandelier, American Archaeologist and Scientist. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.
  • McNitt, Frank (1966) Anasazi: Richard Wetherill. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.
  • Meltzer, David J. (1983) The Antiquity of Man and the Development of American Archaeology. Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, 6, edited by Michael B. Schiffer, pp. 1-51. Academic Press, Inc, NY.
  • Meltzer, David J. (1998) Introduction: Ephraim Squire, Edwin Davis, and the Making of an American Archeological Classic. In Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley, by Ephraim George Squier and Edwin H. Davis. Edited by David Meltzer. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
  • Nordenskiold, Gustav (original 1893, reprinted 1990) The Cliff Dwellers of the Mesa Verde, Southwestern Colorado: Their Pottery and Implements. Mesa Verde Museum Association, Inc., Mesa Verde National Park, CO.
  • Patterson, Thomas C. (1991) Who Did Archaeology in the United States Before There Were Archaeologists and Why? Preprofessional Archaeologies of the Nineteenth Century. In Processual and Post-Processual Archaeologies: Multiple Ways of Knowing the Past, edited by Robert Preucel, pp. 242-250. Center for Archaeological Investigations, Occasional Paper No. 10. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
  • Sheftel, Phoebe Sherman (1979) The Archaeological Institute of America, 1879-1979: A Centennial Review. American Journal of Archaeology 83: 3-17.
  • Silverberg, Robert (1968) Mound Builders of Ancient America: The Archeology of a Myth. New York Graphic Society, NY.
  • Squier, Ephraim George and Edwin H. Davis (original 1848; reprinted and edited by David Meltzer, 1998) Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
  • Thomas, Cyrus (original 1894, reprinted 1985) Report on the Mound Explorations of the Bureau of Ethnology. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
  • U.S. Congress. (1906) House. Preservation of American Antiquities: Report to Accompany H. R. 11016. 59th Cong., 1st Session. H. Rept. 2224.

Sources That Crosscut Time Periods:

  • Elliott, Melinda (1995) Great Excavations. School of American Research Press, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Fowler, Don D. (2000) A Laboratory for Anthropology: Science and Romanticism in the American Southwest, 1846-1930. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  • Hosmer, Charles R., Jr. (1965) Presence of the Past. Putnam, NY.
  • McManamon, Francis P. (2001) Cultural Resources and Protection Under United States Law. Connecticut Journal of International Law 16(2): 247-282.
  • Meltzer, David J. (1985) North American Archaeology and Archaeologists, 1879-1934. American Antiquity 50(2): 249-260.
  • Rothman, H. (1989) Preserving Different Pasts: The American National Monuments. University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago.
  • Snead, James E. (2001) Ruins and Rivals: The Making of Southwest Archaeology. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  • Squillace, Mark (2003) The Monumental Legacy of the Antiquities Act. Georgia Law Review 37(2): 473-610.
  • Thompson, Raymond H. (2000) Edgar Lee Hewitt and the Political Process. Journal of the Southwest 42(2): 271-317.
  • Trigger, Bruce G. (1980) Archaeology and the Image of the American Indian. American Antiquity 45: 662-676.
  • Trigger, Bruce G. (1986) Prehistoric Archaeology and American Society. In American Archaeology Past and Future: A Celebration of the Society for American Archaeology, 1935-1985, edited by David J. Meltzer, Don D. Fowler, and Jeremy A. Sabloff, pp. 187-215. Smithsonian Press, Washington, DC.
  • Trigger, Bruce G. (1989) A History of Archaeological Thought. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England.
  • Willey, Gordon R. and Jeremy A. Sabloff (1993) A History of American Archaeology, Third Edition. W. H. Freeman and Company, NY.

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