Essential Anasazi Paperback Book Collection
Where did they go? Where did they come from? How did they live?
These nine books are essential to understanding the Anasazi of the Great American Southwest!
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A mysterious star. A brutal ceremony.
Can one boy’s resistance change a culture?More info →
This is an Anasazi Essentials book, the first book about the Anasazi that captivated me and compelled me to begin writing fiction inspired by the Anasazi and cultures that collapse. I highly recommend it. —Jeff Posey More info →
A well-written journey that tracks the vanished civilization of the Anasazi in a left-hand spiral across the American Southwest. More info →
A classic on understanding and imagining the people and cultures of the Anasazi over time and space. This is truly Anasazi America. More info →
The best book on the Anasazi archaeology of Chimney Rock National Monument near Pagosa Springs, Colorado. More info →
As flawed as it is, Book of the Hopi, by Frank Waters, is a vivid account of the Hopi based on their earliest discussions with Europeans. While it may be too far removed from the Anasazi to give much insight into their world, it at least emphasizes how utterly alien their belief systems and origin stories are from those of other societies (and, too, how similar in some ways). More info →
Of all my Anasazi essentials books, this one is the most dog-eared and worn. I flip through it constantly. From how the native peoples used wild plants in the Four Corners region of the American Southwest, I can imagine the lives of the Anasazi better than the writings of any archaeologist. More info →
An encyclopedic handbook you truly want to have in your hand as you walk the many pathways of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, seeking insight and clarity about the Anasazi. More info →