Paleoamerican Origins
Beyond Clovis
Anthropology - Archaeology
8.5 x 11, 388 pp.
83 figures. 22 tables. 1 line drawing. Refs. Index.
Pub Date: 10/18/2013
Peopling of the Americas Publications
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Price:        $45.00 s

978-1-60344-812-3

Published by The Center for the Study of First Americans

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Paleoamerican Origins

Beyond Clovis

Edited by Robson Bonnichsen, Bradley T. Lepper, Dennis Stanford and Michael R. Waters

Paleoamerican Origins: Beyond Clovis presents 23 up-to-date syntheses of important topics surrounding the debate over the initial prehistoric colonization of the Americas. These papers are written by some of the foremost authorities who are on the trail of the first Americans. The papers are written by some of the foremost authorities who are on the trail of the first Americans. The papers in this volume include a discussion of the archaeological evidence for Clovis and Pre-Clovis sites in North America (11 papers) and South America (2 papers). In addition, papers on the genetic evidence (2 papers) and skeletal evidence (4 papers) provide insights into the origins of the first Americans. Additional papers include ideas on the changing perceptions of Paleoamerican prehistory, public policy and science, and a comprehensive concluding synthesis.

 

ROBSON BONNICHSEN (deceased) was the director of the Center for the Study of the First Americans and a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University. BRADLEY T. LEPPER is a curator of Archaeology at the Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio. DENNIS STANFORD is the director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Paleoindian/Paleoecology Program and curator of several archaeological collections at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. MICHAEL R. WATERS is the director of the Center for the Study of the First Americans and a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University.

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