If budgets allow for only one book on the archaeology of Chaco Canyon, this is the one to choose.
In the same way that the ancestral inhabitants of Pueblo Bonito kept alive and renewed their cultural ties to their past by reentering and restoring their connection to parts of their pueblo that dated to over two hundred years earlier, these papers renew and refurbish our understanding of collections made more than one hundred years ago.
—Richard Wilshusen, co-editor of Crucible of Pueblos: The Early Pueblo Period in the Northern Southwest
Certainly, there's a lot of literature on Chaco Canyon, but this volume brings together an all-star team of scholars to provide an important new contribution on the Chaco phenomenon.
—John Kantner, author of Ancient Puebloan Southwest