Whalen, Michael E.. The Pithouse periods of south-central New Mexico

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The Pithouse periods of south-central New Mexico

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph An archaeological synthesis of south-central and southwestern New Mexico, by Steven A. LeBlanc and Michael E. Whalen

Published By: Original publisher An archaeological synthesis of south-central and southwestern New Mexico, by Steven A. LeBlanc and Michael E. Whalen Albuquerque, New Mexico: Office of Contract Archaeology, University of New Mexico. 1980. 318-386 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Michael Whalen

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Mogollon (NT85)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Reviews and critiques (114); Settlement patterns (361); Chronologies and culture sequences (911); Land use (311); Production and supply (433); Nuclear family (594); Exchange and transfers (430);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Whalen describes the research that has occurred in south-central New Mexico and western Texas and the types of sites that have been found. They range from small temporary camps or special use areas to pithouse villages. In this document Whalen presents a 'large-scale settlement pattern analysis and interpretation of Pithouse period adaptive strategies.' (page 318). Whalen also considers subsistence strategies and how they varied across the landscape and through time. Included is a brief discussion about what is known about social organization and interaction such as villages were probably composed of nuclear families, some villages had ceremonial structures, and the few non-local items that were exchanged were transmitted from village to village.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 40

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nt85-040

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 37: LeBlanc and Whalen

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2010

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 2000 BP-900 BP (AD 1-AD 1100)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) south-central New Mexico and western Texas, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Indians of North America--New Mexico--Antiquities

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