ASNM Books to Purchase

Now available for ordering:

GIUSEWA: Laurens C. Hammack’s 1965 Excavations for the Visitor Center  Water Line at Jemez Historic Site, Sandoval County, New Mexico

Throughout the last century, Jemez Historic Site’s Giusewa Pueblo has been excavated by numerous archaeologists. Collections in Santa Fe are full of pottery, flaked stone and other archaeological artifacts recovered. However very few research reports discuss Giusewa in any great detail, and very little has been published. Now just over 50 years after Lauren Hammack’s work, the archaeological investigations are beginning to see the light of day. Giusewa is a place where history happened. Wiseman explores this historical narrative through architecture and artifact revealing the distinct and complex nature of Jemez culture at a time of tremendous change brought on by the arrival of the Spanish.     

                 – taken and paraphrased from Preface written by Matthew J. Barbour, Manager, Jemez Historic Site

Compiled and Written by Regge N. Wiseman, Contributions by Pamela McBride 

83 Pages   42 Figures (most pottery sherds in color), 6 Tables,  2 Appendices

Special Publication #6, Archaeological Society of New Mexico

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Since Mera: The Original Eleven Bulletins with Essays and Opinions Derived from Recent Research

This publication of the major archaeological works of Harry Mera achieved two major goals: to finally make his writings readily available and to recall the significant impact that Mera had upon the developing field of Southwestern Archaeology during the period of the 1920s-1950s.

Compiled and edited by Emily J. Brown, Regge N. Wiseman, and Rory P. Gauthier

406 Pages.  91 plates and maps, including 6 fold-out maps in a pocket. 

Special Publication #5, Archaeological Society of New Mexico

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  • The Casamero Community in the Red Mesa Valley of Northwestern New Mexico.

This special joint report by the Archaeological Society of New Mexico and the Bureau of Land Management focuses on the Casamero community, an Ancestral Pueblo settlement on the eastern edge of the Red Mesa Valley of west central New Mexico during the Bonito Phase (A.D. 900-1 150)  The goal of this volume is to provide in a single record what was recovered from excavations and stabilization of the great house, the survey in the immediate area, and to evaluate the community’s role in the local region, as well as suggestions as to how this settlement related to Chaco Canyon during its florescence as was suggested by Vivian (1990) in his comprehensive study of the Pueblo occupation of the San Juan Basin.

Compiled and edited by Frances Joan Mathien.  New Mexico BLM Cultural Resources Series Monograph No. 17 – 2010

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