Nine Mile Canyon: The Archaeological History of an American Treasure

Nine Mile Canyon: The Archaeological History of an American Treasure

by Jerry D. Spangler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607812265
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jerry D. Spangler is a professional archaeologist who has spent more than two decades researching the history and prehistory of Nine Mile Canyon. He is director of the Colorado Plateau Archaeological Alliance, a non-profit organization that works closely with government, industry, and conservation groups to further the protection of our cultural past to ensure they remain treasures for future generations. With his wife Donna, he published Horned Snakes and Axle Grease: A Roadside Guide to the Archaeology, History and Rock Art of Nine Mile Canyon and Treasures of the Tavaputs: The Archaeology of Desolation Canyon.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Introduction
1. John Wesley Powell and the Conundrum of the Name Nine Mile Canyon
2. Artifacts, Exhibits and Utah’s First Archaeologists
3. Defining the Fremont Culture with Noel Morss, Harvard University and the Claflin Emerson Expedition
4. On the Fringe of Science with Albert Reagan and the Para-archaeologists
5. John Gillin and the University of Utah Investigations at Sky House, Valley Village and Warrior Ridge
6. Rock Art, Settlement Patterns and a Broader Understanding of Nine Mile Canyon
7. Current Perspectives on the Prehistory of Nine Mile Canyon
Appendix
References Cited
Index

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