Ice Age People of North America

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This volume provides an up-to-date summary of important new discoveries from Northeast Asia and North America that are changing perceptions about the origin of the First Americans. Even though the peopling of the Americas has been the focus of scientific investigations for more than half a century, there is still no definitive evidence that will allow specialists to say when the First Americans initially arrived or who they were. However, this in no way diminishes the significance of the many new contributions ...
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Overview

This volume provides an up-to-date summary of important new discoveries from Northeast Asia and North America that are changing perceptions about the origin of the First Americans. Even though the peopling of the Americas has been the focus of scientific investigations for more than half a century, there is still no definitive evidence that will allow specialists to say when the First Americans initially arrived or who they were. However, this in no way diminishes the significance of the many new contributions being made in the field.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780870714580
  • Publisher: Oregon State Universtiy Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 8.92 (w) x 11.32 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to the Peopling of the Americas 1
Ice Age Environments of Northern Eurasia with Special Reference to the Beringian Margin of Siberia 27
Impact of Ice-related Plant Nutrients on Glacial Margin Environments 42
Periglacial Ecology, Large Mammals, and their Significance to Human Biology 78
Pleistocene Peoples of Japan and the Peopling of the Americas 95
The Colonization of Western Beringia: Technology, Ecology, and Adaptations 104
Late Pleistocene Peopling of Alaska 156
Bluefish Caves and Old Crow Basin: A New Rapport 200
Searching for the Earliest Canadians: Wide Corridors, Narrow Doorways, Small Windows 213
Prehistory of the Great Basin/Snake River Plain to About 8,500 Years Ago 249
The Late Pleistocene Prehistory of the Northwestern Plains, the Adjacent Mountains, and Intermontane Basins 264
Paleoindian Archaeology and Late Pleistocene Environments in the Plains and Southwestern United States 281
The Burnham Site and Pleistocene Human Occupations of the Southern Plains of the United States 340
Pleistocene Peoples of Midcontinental North America 362
Radiocarbon Chronology of Northeastern Paleo-American Sites: Discriminating Natural and Human Burn Features 395
No Vestige of a Beginning nor Prospect for an End: Two Decades of Debate on Meadowcroft Rockshelter 416
The Early Holocene Occupation of the Southeastern United States: A Geoarchaeological Summary 432
The Inhabitants of Mexico During the Upper Pleistocene 482
Breaking the Impasse on the Peopling of the Americas 497
Index 520
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