Migrations in Prehistory: Inferring Population Movement from Cultural Remains

Migrations in Prehistory: Inferring Population Movement from Cultural Remains

by Irving Rouse
     
 
In this book, Irving Rouse evaluates research on prehistoric migrations, from successfully tested hypotheses explaining the origins of the Polynesians, Eskimos, Japanese, and Tainos, to the more fanciful postulations by authors such as Thor Heyerdahl and Barry Fell. Rouse's work demonstrates not only the viability of the inference of population movements from

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In this book, Irving Rouse evaluates research on prehistoric migrations, from successfully tested hypotheses explaining the origins of the Polynesians, Eskimos, Japanese, and Tainos, to the more fanciful postulations by authors such as Thor Heyerdahl and Barry Fell. Rouse's work demonstrates not only the viability of the inference of population movements from archaeological evidence but also the effectiveness of collaboration and communication between branches of archaeology and anthropology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300036121
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1986
Pages:
216

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