Sandal and the Cave: The Indians of Oregon

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"Through six decades of scientific investigation, Luther S. Cressman worked to uncover the history of the first Oregonians. In The Sandal and the Cave, he offers a brief, lucid introduction to the prehistory of Oregon Indians. Cressman describes their diverse cultures, highlighting similarities and differences between the peoples of various regions, the Oregon Coast, the Klamath Highland, the Northern Great Basin, and the Columbia Plateau." In a new introduction to Cressman's classic work, Dennis Jenkins provides a short biographical profile of
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Overview

"Through six decades of scientific investigation, Luther S. Cressman worked to uncover the history of the first Oregonians. In The Sandal and the Cave, he offers a brief, lucid introduction to the prehistory of Oregon Indians. Cressman describes their diverse cultures, highlighting similarities and differences between the peoples of various regions, the Oregon Coast, the Klamath Highland, the Northern Great Basin, and the Columbia Plateau." In a new introduction to Cressman's classic work, Dennis Jenkins provides a short biographical profile of the "father of Oregon archaeology" and discusses the importance of Cressman's excavation results and interpretations. Jenkins also offers a concise summary of recent archaeological research in the Northern Great Basin, bringing readers the most up-to-date information about the oldest known sites in Oregon.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870710599
  • Publisher: Oregon State University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2005
  • Series: Northwest Reprints Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to 2005 edition
Ch. 1 In the beginning 9
Ch. 2 How anthropologists work 15
Ch. 3 The land 25
Ch. 4 The people 39
Ch. 5 Clothing, houses and settlements 49
Ch. 6 Subsistence 71
Ch. 7 Social life 95
Ch. 8 The world view 125
App Tribes of Oregon
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