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Title Obsidian : geology and archaeology in the North American southwest / M. Steven Shackley.
Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2005.

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 Main Stacks  E78.S7 S43 2005    DUE 09-15-20 BILLED
Description xvi, 246 p. ; ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Antiquities.
Obsidian -- Southwest, New.
Obsidian implements -- Southwest, New.
Indians of North America -- Implements -- Southwest, New.
Indians of North America -- Commerce -- Southwest, New.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Ethnic identity.
Intergroup relations -- Southwest, New -- History.
Archaeological geology -- Southwest, New.
Southwest, New -- Antiquities.
Contents "Little black rocks in the desert" : an introduction -- Obsidian petrology and geologic history -- Obsidian sources : geology, geography, and archaeology -- Beyond a "fishing expedition" : laboratory and field strategies for the discovery and analysis of archaeological obsidian in the southwest -- Obsidian in ethnohistory and the public imagination -- Range and procurement in the preceramic southwest -- Migration, ethnicity, and external relationships in the classic period -- Tonto Basin -- Gender and social identity during the Hohokam Sacaton phase -- Obsidian studies in a twenty-first-century southwestern archaeology -- Glossary -- Appendix : elemental concentrations for unpublished sources of archaeological obsidian in the southwest and instrument conditions for analysis.