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The wonderfully demonstrated book with colour and black and white photographs draws from the most recent research on Chaco and its environs to reveal the fantastic narration of the Canyon residents. The author of the book, Brain Fagan shows his beautiful storytelling skills by weaving the most recent discoveries into a persuasive story of the people dwelling in harsh and unpredictable surroundings.
The story does not talk about artefacts and dusty digs, but mainly tells a story of people in the distant past. In fact, it dwells on the daily lives of the Chaco people, in which it narrates their daily business, living and dying, loving, bringing up children as well as residing in plenty and hunger (17-19). It also wonders about the universe, and the challenges the people meet in the unpredictable environment. Basing its narration on the rare access records of Chaco Synthesis project, the author make known of a society in which agriculture and religion are carried out together. He further reveals a society in which the ritual power of its leaders drew pilgrims from far communities bearing gifts. Fagan illustrates the bountiful burials in the centre of Pueblo Bonito, which provide hints about the distinctiveness of the shadowy leaders of Chaco people. He further examines the lasting mystery of the Chaco’s sudden downfall in the face of savage drought and reveals the way in which legacy continues to exist even in the modern times. In the book is the first commanding description of the people of Chaco documented for the typical audience, providing an intriguing human face to one America’s prominent archaeological sites. In a nutshell, the Chaco Canyon illustrates a series of deserted settlements that can be dated back from about 800 A.D. to 1100 A.D. The story elaborates the people of Chaco culture, history, possible social course and the possible causes of its abandonment.
The book talks about climate to some extent,
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