Prehistory of the Americas / Edition 2

Prehistory of the Americas / Edition 2

by Stuart J. Fiedel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521415322

ISBN-13: 9780521415323

Pub. Date: 05/28/1992

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This exploration of the development of the prehistoric cultures of North, Central and South America has been updated to reveal how different regions of the New World evolved, affected by factors ranging from population growth to climatic change.  See more details below

Overview

This exploration of the development of the prehistoric cultures of North, Central and South America has been updated to reveal how different regions of the New World evolved, affected by factors ranging from population growth to climatic change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521415323
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1992
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Preface to the first edition
Chronologies
1The development of American archaeology: a brief review1
2From Africa to Siberia: early human migrations in the Old World22
3The Paleo-Indians39
4The Archaic: post-Pleistocene foragers84
5The origins of agriculture and village life166
6Chiefdoms and states: the emergence of complex societies229
7Parallel worlds349
References367
Author index393
Subject index395

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