Jeff Posey’s Anasazi Essentials Collection

The Next Skywatcher: Prequel to The Last Skywatcher Triple Trilogy Series

The Next Skywatcher: Prequel to The Last Skywatcher Triple Trilogy Series

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A mysterious star. A brutal ceremony.

Can one boy’s resistance change a culture?

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In Search of the Old Ones: Exploring the Anasazi World of the Southwest

In Search of the Old Ones: Exploring the Anasazi World of the Southwest

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 →
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House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest

House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest

A well-written journey that tracks the vanished civilization of the Anasazi in a left-hand spiral across the American Southwest. More info →
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Anasazi America: Seventeen Centuries on the Road from Center Place

Anasazi America: Seventeen Centuries on the Road from Center Place

A classic on understanding and imagining the people and cultures of the Anasazi over time and space. This is truly Anasazi America. More info →
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People of Chaco: A Canyon and Its Culture

People of Chaco: A Canyon and Its Culture

I can't say it better than this: "[W]ritten in the best tradition of the science writer and the mystery writer. . . . [A] breathtaking piece of work."—Jake Page, Washington Times More info →
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In the Shadow of the Rocks: Archaeology of the Chimney Rock District in Southwest Colorado

In the Shadow of the Rocks: Archaeology of the Chimney Rock District in Southwest Colorado

The best book on the Anasazi archaeology of Chimney Rock National Monument near Pagosa Springs, Colorado. More info →
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Book of the Hopi

Book of the Hopi

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 →
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Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners

Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners

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 →
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Chaco Handbook: An Encyclopedia Guide (Chaco Canyon)

Chaco Handbook: An Encyclopedia Guide (Chaco Canyon)

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 →
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