Hohokam social organization

a reconstruction
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Arizona Archaeological Society , Phoenix, Ariz
Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Antiquities., Hohokam culture., Arizona -- Antiqui
Statementby Martin Edward McAllister.
SeriesArizona archaeologist -- no. 14
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 100 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL21902935M

“Four basic forms of social organization are recognizable in the continuum of increasing social complexity: bands, tribes, chiefdoms and states.” (From Chapter 1). McAllister’s thesis is that the chiefdom form of social organziation was as high as the Hohokam got. His book is a model of explicit clarity, both in terms of the presentation of his methods, data analyses, and interpretative findings and also in terms of the application of his data to the earlier work of Hohokam scholars and to current general models of irrigation community social by: Ceramics and Community Organization among the Hohokam - Kindle edition by Abbott, David R.

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OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (M.A.)--San Diego State University, Description: xi, pages ; 28 cm. In book: Exploring the Hohokam: Prehistoric Desert Peoples of the American Southwest (pp) Chapter: Chapter 4: Hohokam Political and Social Organization Publisher: University of New Mexico.

His book is a model of explicit clarity, both in terms of the presentation of his methods, data analyses, and interpretative findings and also in terms of the application of his data to the earlier work of Hohokam scholars and to current general models of irrigation community social organization.

The value of this book goes far beyond the small. The sociopolitical structure of the Hohokam society has been a key question in the study of their archaeological remains and their descendants, the Pima and Papago peoples who still live in the same region.

Numerous theories have been proposed over. Hohokam social and political organization is the primary focus of this article examined in large part by analogy to the comparable organizations among the Pima and Papago ethnic populations that succeeded the Hohokam in the region.

Although much of the data presented here are strongly theoretical in nature, the author does provide information on demography, Hohokam social organization book the various levels of Hohokam.

The Classic Period of Hohokam culture is notable for the peaceful intrusion of the Salado tribe, a branch of the Ancestral Pueblo (Anasazi) culture. They came from the upper reaches of the Salt River, lived in Hohokam territory for several decades, then withdrew and principal effect of their presence is revealed in the advent of Pueblo architecture in Hohokam territory.

The seventh volume in the Gila River Indian Community Anthropological Research Papers series by M. Kyle Woodson examines the social organization of Hohokam canal irrigation management along the middle Gila River in south-central Arizona.

Among desert farmers of the prehistoric Southwest, irrigation played a crucial role in the development of social complexity. This innovative study examines the changing relationship between irrigation and community organization among the Hohokam and shows through ceramic data how that dynamic relationship influenced sociopolitical development.

Hohokam social and political organization is the primary focus of this article examined in large part by analogy to the comparable organizations among the Pima and Papago ethnic populations that succeeded the Hohokam in the region. have betw andHohokam living in southern Arizona when the Hohokam population was at its highest.

Inthe HoHoKams established the Mesa HoHoKam Foundation, a (C)(3) not-for-profit organization, to be the group’s investing and fund granting wing.

Today, the HoHoKams host MLB Spring Training for the Chicago Cubs at Sloan Park in Mesa and for the Oakland Athletics at HoHoKam Stadium in Mesa.

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They operate a charitable 50/50 Raffle at. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Abbott, David R. Ceramics and community organization among the Hohokam. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type.

The prehistoric Hohokam people of south-central Arizona are best known for their large and extensive irrigation works.

However, just how the administration of the canal systems articulated with the organization of Hohokam society is an interesting and unresolved issue. In this study, substantial gains are made for reconstructing Hohokam social structure, the degree to which it was shaped by. Book Description: Among desert farmersof the prehistoric Southwest, irrigation played a crucial role in the development of social complexity.

This innovative study examines the changing relationship between irrigation and community organization among the Hohokam and shows through ceramic data how that dynamic relationship influenced sociopolitical development.

The Hohokam reached an apex of sociopolitical development between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries in the Sonoran Desert of North America. Hallmarks of the Hohokam tradition included red-on-buff pottery, large-scale canal irrigation agriculture, and monumental buildings, including ball courts, platform mounds, towers, and Great Houses.

The development and elaboration of Hohokam society from. Hohokam villages also show that society was organized in a hierarchical fashion. The Hohokam represent one of the largest and most complex societies in the Southwest.

At the cultural peak of the Hohokam in the “Classic” period of the A.D. s through s, there were tens of thousands of Hohokam people living in large villages scattered.

This is the first book-length work to apply new theories of social organization and leadership strategies to the prehispanic Southwest. It examines leadership strategies in a number of archaeological contexts—from Chaco Canyon to Casas Grandes, from Hohokam to Zuni—to show striking differences in the way that leadership was constructed.

“A landmark production offering a dynamic new synthesis of the Hohokam as it establishes new strategies for future research integrating rock art with social, religious, and political processes. Beautifully and clearly written, engaging the reader from start to finish, Religion on the Rocks, winner of the Don D.

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Fowler and Catherine S. Fowler Prize, deserves space on the bookshelf. Death, Society, and Ideology in a Hohokam Community, Paperback by McGuire, Randall H., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US This book examines the burials in the context of the Ciudad community to gain some understanding of the nature of Hohokam social organization.

It provides a contrast of the ideology of the Colonial and Sedentary Seller Rating: % positive. Teague Lynn S.,The Organization of Hohokam Economy, in: Hohokam Archaeology along the Salt Gila Aqueduct Central Arizona Project IX: Synthesis and Conclusions (Lynn S.

Teague and Patricia L. Crown, eds.), Arizona State Museum Archaeological SeriesTucson, pp. Google Scholar. Description This book examines the burials in the context of the Ciudad community to gain some understanding of the nature of Hohokam social organization.

It provides a contrast of the ideology of the Colonial and Sedentary periods and the ideology of the Classic Rating: % positive. Buy a cheap copy of The Hohokam village: Site structure and book by David E. Doyel. An in-depth analysis of the structure and organization of Hohokam village sites in Arizona.

Free shipping over $ Evolutionary Ecology, Elite Feasting, and the Hohokam: A Case Study from a Southern Arizona Platform Mound - Volume 75 Issue 4 - Deanna N. Grimstead, Frank E. Bayham. Plausible Ethnographic Analogies for the Social Organization of Hohokam Canal Irrigation Article (PDF Available) in American Antiquity 70(3) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Fish, Paul R., and Fish, Suzanne K. Hohokam Political and Social Organization. In Exploring the Hohokam: Prehistoric Desert Peoples of the American Southwest edited by George J.

Gumerman, pp. – Amerind Foundation New World Studies Series No. Amerind Foundation, Dragoon, Arizona, and University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. Woodson, K.

The Social Organization of Hohokam Irrigation in the Middle Gila River Valley, Arizona. PhD thesis, Arizona State University. Woodson K. Hohokam Pottery Production Areas and the Organization of Ceramic Production and Exchange in the Phoenix Basin.

Journal of Arizona Archaeology. ; – [Google Scholar] Woodson, K. els for the social organization of canal irrigation.

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The purpose of this paper is to apply the results of ethnographic research elsewhere to the evidence of Hohokam irrigation in the Phoenix Basin.

Some of the ethnographic models we consider are more plausible in the Hohokam context than others. We conclude that we have been able to narrow the. Hohokam (/ h oʊ h oʊ ˈ k ɑː m /) was a society in the North American Southwest in what is now part of Arizona, United States, and m practiced a specific culture, sometimes referred to as Hohokam culture, which has been distinguished by who practiced the culture can be called Hohokam as well, but more often, they are distinguished as Hohokam people to.

It breaks new ground by using the knowledge of descendent peoples to generate archaeologically testable hypotheses; demonstrating the need for mortuary analyses conducted at a regional scale; and synthesizing of the interaction of beliefs, ideology, social organization, and ecology in determining Hohokam mortuary practices.Chaco & Hohokam.

Prehistoric Regional Systems in the American Southwest. Edited by Patricia L. Crown and W. James Judge.

Synthesizing data and current thought about the regional systems of the Chacoans and the Hohokam, eleven archaeologists examine settlement patterns, subsistence economy, social organization, and trade, shedding new light on two of the most sophisticated cultures of the.Research also focused on the mortuary practices of the Classic period Hohokam at Pueblo Grande.

A total of burial features -- inhumations, cremations, and 27 possible burials --was recovered from 17 burial groups.

This represented an unprecedented opportunity to study Hohokam social organization.