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The Resource The lost world of the Old Ones : discoveries in the ancient Southwest, David Roberts

The lost world of the Old Ones : discoveries in the ancient Southwest, David Roberts

Label
The lost world of the Old Ones : discoveries in the ancient Southwest
Title
The lost world of the Old Ones
Title remainder
discoveries in the ancient Southwest
Statement of responsibility
David Roberts
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An award-winning author and veteran mountain climber takes us deep into the Southwest backcountry to uncover secrets of its ancient inhabitants. In The Lost World of the Old Ones, David Roberts expands and updates the research from his 1996 classic, In Search of the Old Ones. As he elucidates startling archaeological breakthroughs, Roberts also recounts his past twenty years of far-flung exploits in search of spectacular prehistoric ruins and rock-art panels known to very few modern travelers. His adventures range across Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado and illuminate the mysteries of the Ancestral Puebloans and their contemporary neighbors the Mogollon and Fremont, as well as of the more recent Navajo and Comanche. Roberts uses his climbing and exploratory know-how to reach the remote sanctuaries of the Old Ones hidden high on nearly vertical cliffs, many of which are unknown to archaeologists and park rangers. As a passionate advocate for an experiential encounter with history, Roberts mixes the findings of experts with personal explorations to raise questions that archaeologists have yet to address"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roberts, David
Dewey number
978.9004/974
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.P9
LC item number
R5375 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pueblo Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Sacred space
  • Rock paintings
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
  • Southwest, New
  • Roberts, David
  • Southwest, New
  • Roberts, David
  • Antiquities
  • Indians of North America
  • Pueblo Indians
  • Rock paintings
  • Sacred space
  • Travel
  • Southwest, New
Label
The lost world of the Old Ones : discoveries in the ancient Southwest, David Roberts
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Waldo's catwalk -- The cowboy's Indians -- Things -- Cedar Mesa revisited -- Chaco Meridian -- Wandering the Rez -- Land of Enchantment -I -- Land of Enchantment- II -- Exploring the fifty -- Deso days -- Return to the Basket
Control code
ocn891611063
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393241624
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015000135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • 1182507
  • (Sirsi) o891611063
  • (OCoLC)891611063
Label
The lost world of the Old Ones : discoveries in the ancient Southwest, David Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Waldo's catwalk -- The cowboy's Indians -- Things -- Cedar Mesa revisited -- Chaco Meridian -- Wandering the Rez -- Land of Enchantment -I -- Land of Enchantment- II -- Exploring the fifty -- Deso days -- Return to the Basket
Control code
ocn891611063
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393241624
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2015000135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • 1182507
  • (Sirsi) o891611063
  • (OCoLC)891611063

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