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The Ceren Site: A Prehistoric Village Buried by Volcanic Ash in Central America by Payson D. Sheets1992
Khok Phanom Di: Prehistoric Adaptation to the World's Richest Habitat by Charles Higham1994
Toward a Social History of Archaeology in the United States by Thomas C. Patterson1995
Purisimeño Chumash Prehistory: Maritime Adaptations Along the Southern California Coast by Michael Glassow1996
Lambert Farm: Public Archaeology and Canine Burials Along Narragansett Bay by Jordan E. Kerber1997
The Pithouses of Keatley Creek: Complex Hunter-Gatherers of the Northwest Plateau by Brian Hayden1997
Copán: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Maya Kingdom by David L. Webster2000
Etlatongo: Social Complexity, Interaction, and Village Life in the Mixteca Alta of Oaxaca, Mexico (Case Studies in Archaeology Series) by Jeffrey P. Blomster2004
Plants and People in Ancient Ecuador: The Ethnobotany of the Jama River Valley (Case Studies in Archaeology Series.) by Deborah M. Pearsall2004
Tropical Forest Archaeology in Western Pichincha, Ecuador by Ronald D. Lippi2004
Camden : historical archaeology in the South Carolina backcountry by Kenneth E. Lewis2006

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