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The Formative Period in Prehistory

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References: 

Anne Birgette Gebauer and T. Douglas Price, eds., Transitions to Agriculture in Prehistory. Monographs in World Archaeology, no. 4 (Madison, WI: Prehistory Press, 1992).

William D. Lipe, Mark D. Varien, and Richard H. Wilshusen, Colorado Prehistory: A Context for the Southern Colorado River Basin (Denver: Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, 1999).

Alan D. Reed, “Settlement and Subsistence during the Formative Era in West Central Colorado,” Southwestern Lore 71, no. 4 (December 2005).

Alan D. Reed and Michael D. Metcalf, Colorado Prehistory: A Context for the Northern Colorado River Basin (Denver: Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, 1999).

W. H. Wills, “Archaic Foraging and the Beginning of Food Production in the American Southwest,” in Last Hunters—First Farmers (Santa Fe: School of American Research, 1995).

Christian J. Zier and Stephen M. Kalasz, Colorado Prehistory: A Context for the Arkansas River Basin (Denver: Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, 1999).

Additional Information: 

Mary J. Adair, “Prehistoric Agriculture in the Central Plains,” University of Kansas Publications in Anthropology, 16 (Lawrence: Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas, 1988).

Peter Bellwood, First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005).

Waldo R. Wedel, Central Plains Prehistory (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986).

Gordon R. Willey and Philip Phillips, Method and Theory in American Archaeology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958).

Richard H. Wilshusen, Gregson Schachner, and James R. Allison, eds. Crucible of Pueblos: The Early Pueblo Period in the Northern Southwest (Los Angeles: UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 2012).

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