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Chesapeake Prehistory: Old Traditions, New Directions
     

Chesapeake Prehistory: Old Traditions, New Directions

by Richard J. Dent Jr.
 

ISBN-10: 1475770138

ISBN-13: 9781475770131

Pub. Date: 12/31/2013

Publisher: Springer US

Chesapeake Prehistory is the first book in almost a century to synthesize the archaeological record of the region offering new interpretations of prehistoric lifeways. This up-to-date work presents a new type of regional archaeology that explores contemporary ideas about the nature of the past. In addition, the volume examines prehistoric culture and history

Overview

Chesapeake Prehistory is the first book in almost a century to synthesize the archaeological record of the region offering new interpretations of prehistoric lifeways. This up-to-date work presents a new type of regional archaeology that explores contemporary ideas about the nature of the past. In addition, the volume examines prehistoric culture and history of the entire region and includes supporting lists of radiocarbon assays. A unique feature is a reconstruction of the dramatic transformation of the regional landscape over the past 10-15,000 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781475770131
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/2013
Series:
Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Archaeology and the Chesapeake. The Idea of the Past. Natural History of the Chesapeake Region: Past and Present. The Paleoindian Period: Deep Time and the Beginning of Prehistory. The Archaic: Adjustment and Experiment. The Woodland Period: Expansion, Chiefdoms, and the End of Prehistory. Old Traditions and New Directions. Index.

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