1. Introduction: Foragers and Early Farmers in the Desert West / Maxine E. McBrinn and Barbara J. Roth -- 2. Early Farming and the Fate of Archaic Hunter-Gatherers in the Albuquerque Basin / Jim A. Railey -- 3. Resistant Foragers : Foraging and Maize Cultivation in the Northern Rio Grande Valley / Bradley J. Vierra and Maxine E. McBrinn -- 4. Deconstructing the Early Agricultural Period in Southern Arizona / Stephanie M. Whittlesey -- 5. Were They Sedentary and Does It Matter? : Early Farmers in the Tucson Basin / Barbara J. Roth -- 6. Farming, Foraging, and Remote Storage in Range Creek : Shifting Strategies of Maize Cultivation, Residential Mobility, and Food Storage in Cliff Granaries among the Fremont of the Northern Colorado Plateau / K. Renee Barlow -- 7. Fremont Farming : The Nature of Cultivation in Northwestern Colorado, 2000-500 BP / A. Dudley Gardner and William R. Gardner -- 8. Farmers on the Go : A Forager-Farmer Model for the Las Vegas Valley, Southern Nevada / Heidi Roberts and Richard V.N. Ahlstrom -- 9. Late Fremont Cultural Identities and Borderland Processes / Michael T. Searcy and Richard K. Talbot -- 10. Evolving Patterns of Villages in the Southwestern Mojave Desert, California / Mark Q. Sutton.Notes:
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