By Richard H. Wilshusen,Gregson Schachner,James R. Allison
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Ancestral Pueblo farmers encountered the deep, good watered, and efficient soils of the crucial Mesa Verde area of Southwest Colorado round A. D. six hundred, and inside centuries outfitted a number of the greatest villages recognized as much as that point within the U. S. Southwest. yet 100 years later, these villages have been empty, and most of the people had long gone.
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Crucible of Pueblos: The Early Pueblo Period in the Northern Southwest (Monographs Book 71) by Richard H. Wilshusen,Gregson Schachner,James R. Allison