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Kennewick Man

The Scientific Investigation of an Ancient American Skeleton
Edited by Douglas W. Owsley and Richard L. Jantz

Almost from the day of its accidental discovery along the banks of the Columbia River in Washington State in July 1996, the ancient skeleton of Kennewick Man has garnered significant attention from scientific and Native American communities as well as public media outlets. This volume


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The Ship That Held Up Wall Street

By Warren C. Riess
            With Sheli O. Smith

In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship. 

Uncertain of what they had found or what its value might be, they called in two nautical archaeologists—Warren Riess and Sheli Smith—to direct the


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