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Paleoindian Rock Art: An Evaluation of Great Basin Carved Abstract Rock Art in the Northern Great Basin
One of the principle ways that researchers assign sites to particular time periods is using temporally diagnostic projectile points as index fossils; however, this practice has not been widely employed to date rock art ...
Late Holocene Toolstone Procurement and Land-Use Strategies in the Black Rock Desert and High Rock Country of Northwest Nevada
This thesis tests current interpretations of Late Holocene (5,000 cal BP to present) archaeology for the Black Rock Desert and High Rock Country (BRD/HRC) through an assessment of the toolstone procurement and land-use ...
The Denizens of Manifest Destiny: An Archaeological Examination of Life on the Military Site of Fort Garland, Colorado
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo granted the United States government a large sum of land consisting of what is now currently the American Southwest. This land was inhabited by a combination of Hispanic settlers and Native ...
Conflicting Ideologies of Catholic Service and Capitalism: An Archaeological Investigation of St. Mary's Hospital in Virginia City, Nevada
This thesis describes the results of the 2012 excavation performed by the University of Nevada, Reno Field School in Historic Archaeology at the St. Mary's Hospital site, 26-ST-446, in Virginia City, Nevada. The excavation ...
"You Could Bomb it into Oblivion and Never Notice the Difference": An Archaeological Research Design for Nevada's Uranium Mining Industry, 1951-1968
An often-overlooked metal in the history of Nevada mining, uranium has had a significant impact on our industrial landscape. Because the majority of Nevada's uranium production infrastructure has not yet reached the 50 ...
Archaeology of a Pleasure Garden
The site occupation and potential use of the property known as Van Bokkelen’s in nineteenth-century Virginia City, Nevada is analyzed from a historical and archaeological perspective with an emphasis on the archaeology of ...
Queering Migration Studies: Sexuality and Immigration Status among Mexican Youth in the United States
In recent migration studies, scholars have started to consider the role that sexuality plays in shaping identity among transnational subjects. Previous migration research primarily focused on gender using a heteronormative ...
Expression of Status in Sixteenth Century Tlaxcala
The Tlaxcalans were Mesoamericans who allied with the Spanish conquistadors during the Conquest of Mexico. Due, in part, to their alliance with the Spaniards, the Tlaxcalans' experiences in the early colonial period were ...
A Diachronic Study of Land-Use in the Bodie Hills, Mono County, California
This thesis presents the results of a study to test hypotheses related to diachronic shifts in land-use and obsidian use in the Bodie Hills region of eastern California. The Bodie Hills obsidian source is the northernmost ...