Robert Adams, Jr. was an anthropologist and one of America's foremost archaeologists. He has worked in both the Near East and Mesoamerica. In scholarly circles, he is best known for his pioneer research in Iraq.
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania
The Evolution of Urban Society (1966)
Heartland of Cities (1981)
The Land Behind Baghdad (1984)
Paths of Fire: An anthropologist's inquiry into Western technology (1996)
Robert McCormick Adams has had a wide-ranging career spanning many fields. Geographically, his interests have involved extensive fieldwork in the Middle East, but have also included Mexico