Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 6: North America

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The Encyclopedia of Prehistory, with regionally organized entries on each major archaeological tradition, is a comprehensive overview of human history from two million years ago to the historic period. Prepared under the auspices and with the support of the Human Relations Area Files, and an internationally distinguished advisory board, the encyclopedia is written by noted experts in the field and edited by Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember. These volumes employ comparable ...

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Overview

The Encyclopedia of Prehistory, with regionally organized entries on each major archaeological tradition, is a comprehensive overview of human history from two million years ago to the historic period. Prepared under the auspices and with the support of the Human Relations Area Files, and an internationally distinguished advisory board, the encyclopedia is written by noted experts in the field and edited by Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember. These volumes employ comparable units of description and analysis, making them easy to use and compare.
Volume 6 focuses on North America.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306462603
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2001
  • Series: Encyclopedia of Prehistory Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 509
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Adena; C. Hays. Archaic Oregon Coast; R. Minor. Basketmaker; F. Smiley. Cascade; L. Davis. Central Plains Village; P.N. Peregrine. Cosumnes; P.N. Peregrine. Early Anasazi; J. Haas. Early and Middle High Plains Archaic; P.N. Peregrine. Early Desert Archaic; B. Roth. Early Eastern Archaic; I.R. Daniel. Early Eastern Woodland; A. Hunter. Early Hohokam; S. Lekson. Early Mogollon; S. Lekson. Early Paleo-Indian; K. Tankersley. Early Sierra Nevada; P.N. Peregrine. Early Southern California; C. King. Formative Oregon Coast; R. Minor. Fort Ancient; A.G. Henderson. Fremont; P. Dean. Harder; P.N. Peregrine. High Plains Late Prehistoric; P.N. Peregrine. Hopewell; P.N. Peregrine. Hotchkiss; P.N. Peregrine. Late Anasazi; M. Adler. Late Desert Archaic; P.N. Peregrine. Late Eastern Archaic; K. Sassaman. Late Eastern Woodland; G. Christiansen. Late High Plains Archaic; M.L. Larson. Late Hohokam; D. Doyel. Late Mogollon; J. Jefferson Reid. Late Paleo-Indian; P.N. Peregrine. Late Sierra Nevada; J. Mack. Late Southern California; J. Johnson, S. Berry. Middle Desert Archaic; W. Wills. Middle Eastern Archaic; K. Sassaman. Middle Eastern Woodland; J. Johnson. Mississippian; P.N. Peregrine. Northeast Late Woodland; D. Snow. Northeast Middle Woodland; D. Smith. Northern Plains Village; L. Zimmerman. Oneota; G. Gibbon. Patayan; P.N. Peregrine. Plains Archaic; B. Logan. Plains Woodland; M. Gregg. Proto-Iroquois; R. Hasenstab. San Dieguito; P.N. Peregrine. Tucaunon; P.N. Peregrine. Windmiller; P.N. Peregrine.

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