Bones, Boats, and Bison: Archeology and the First Colonization of Western North America / Edition 1

Bones, Boats, and Bison: Archeology and the First Colonization of Western North America / Edition 1

by E. James Dixon
     
 

This revolutionary archeological synthesis argues an alternative model of the earliest human population of North America. E. James Dixon dispels the stereotype of big-game hunters following mammoths across the Bering Land Bridge and paints a vivid picture of marine mammal hunters, fishers, and general foragers colonizing the New World.See more details below

Overview

This revolutionary archeological synthesis argues an alternative model of the earliest human population of North America. E. James Dixon dispels the stereotype of big-game hunters following mammoths across the Bering Land Bridge and paints a vivid picture of marine mammal hunters, fishers, and general foragers colonizing the New World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826321381
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Dawn of Paleoindian Archeology1
Ch. 2The First Colonization of North America19
Ch. 3North America's Oldest Sites45
Ch. 4Early Sites in Mexico, and Central and South America91
Ch. 5Learning from Those Who Have Gone Before111
Ch. 6Interpreting Cultural Development149
Ch. 7Alaska and the Pacific Northwest Prior to 8,000 B.P.165
Ch. 8The Far West and Mexico Prior to 8,000 B.P.193
Ch. 9The Great Plains Prior to 8,000 B.P.213
Ch. 10Summary and Speculation243
Bibliography257
Index313

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