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EIDs in the Southwest U.S. and Northwest Mexico

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Repository for programs (written in R, and executable in RStudio, both open source) simulating the role of disease in the prehistoric Southwest U.S. and Northwest Mexico.

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Cite this Record

EIDs in the Southwest U.S. and Northwest Mexico. ( tDAR id: 432145) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8ZK5KB4


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 500 to 1550

Spatial Coverage

min long: -114.521; min lat: 27.606 ; max long: -104.238; max lat: 39.096 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): David Phillips


General Note: Application of standard epidemiological models to propose a hypothesis that population loss and territorial contraction were due to Emerging Infectious Diseases or EIDs triggered by population aggregation in the late precontact southwest U.S. and northwest Mexico.

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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America