The second edition of The Anasazi Guide is an essential reference for anyone fascinated by the Anasazi. It includes: * Concise, up-to-date information about the Anasazi: who they were, what archaeological sites and artifacts tell us about them, when their society collapsed, why explorers thought they had vanished, and where you can visit their descendents.* Comprehensive directions for a grand tour with stops at Chaco Canyon, Salmon Ruins, Aztec Ruins, Mesa Verde, Canyons of the Ancients and Canyon de Chelly.* Complementary information about other important parks and monuments including Petroglyph National Monument, Bandelier National Monument, Chimney Rock Archaeological Area, Hovenweep National Monument, Navajo National Monument, Homol'ovi Ruins State Park, and Petrified Forest National Park* Detailed information about ruin sites, building types, pottery styles, and rock art to help you make the most of your trip. * Pictures, diagrams, maps, and line drawings of important buildings as well as ceramic pieces, stone tools, dart points, arrowheads, rock art, and tour routes.* References to a companion web site, www.AnasaziAdventure.com, with links to national parks and monuments, archaeological updates, essays, and bibliographic information.