Digging Up Texas: A Guide to the Archaeology of the State [NOOK Book]

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Take a guided tour of more than 15,000 years of life in Texas


Mr. Marcom has authored a volume that makes the incredibly diverse archaeological record of Texas accessible to interested laypersons and beginning avocational archaeologists.
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Digging Up Texas: A Guide to the Archaeology of the State

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Overview

Take a guided tour of more than 15,000 years of life in Texas


Mr. Marcom has authored a volume that makes the incredibly diverse archaeological record of Texas accessible to interested laypersons and beginning avocational archaeologists.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461625728
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/1/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 251
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Introduction ix
Chapter 1 Past Lifeways, Texas Style 1
Chapter 2 The First Texans 15
Chapter 3 Ancient Material Culture 43
Chapter 4 Archaic to Proto-historic Cultures of Texas 61
Chapter 5 Woodlands Material Culture 79
Chapter 6 The Spanish and the French--Colonization of Texas 93
Chapter 7 Tejas and the "Gringo" Invasion 111
Chapter 8 The Old Frontier: The Red River Wars 123
Chapter 9 The Levi Jordan Plantation Site: Study in Historical Archaeology 149
Chapter 10 The American Indians in Texas 165
Chapter 11 2002 Texas Archaeological Society Field School--a personal account 187
Chapter 12 Public Archaeology 203
Chapter 13 State Historical Commission and the Archaeology of Texas 223
Chapter 14 Resources for Avocational Archaeology 237
Concluding Comments 243
Bibliography 247
Index 249
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