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Clovis Revisited: New Perspectives on Paleoindian Adaptations from Blackwater Draw, New Mexico
     

Clovis Revisited: New Perspectives on Paleoindian Adaptations from Blackwater Draw, New Mexico

by Anthony T. Boldurian, John L. Cotter
 

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Explore the early days of Paleoindian archaeology in this engaging retrospective of Edgar B. Howard's Southwest Early Man Project, 1929-1937, cosponsored by the University Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This book contains a detailed analysis of the world-famous Clovis artifacts, discovered among the bones of mammoths and extinct bison

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Explore the early days of Paleoindian archaeology in this engaging retrospective of Edgar B. Howard's Southwest Early Man Project, 1929-1937, cosponsored by the University Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This book contains a detailed analysis of the world-famous Clovis artifacts, discovered among the bones of mammoths and extinct bison in the Dust Bowl of eastern New Mexico.

Blending traditional and current ideas, the authors offer an extended reference to the lifeways of early humans in the Americas, accented by a series of unique insights on their origins and adaptations. Well appointed with photos, line illustrations, and schematics, Clovis Revisited is essential reading for professionals, students, and avocational enthusiasts.

University Museum Monograph, 103

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780924171680
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
University Museum Monographs Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

A native son of South Philadelphia, Anthony T. Boldurian is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and a former curator of the Clovis Site National Historic Landmark. Since 1978 he has been an active researcher in the fields of Paleoindian anthropology and lithic technology. John L. Cotter is Curator Emeritus, American Historical Archaeology, at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Cotter began his work in archaeology by excavating at the Lindenmeier (Colorado) and Clovis Paleoindian sites.

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