Bones, Boats, & Bison: Archeology and the First Colonization of Western North America

Bones Boats Bison Archeology and the First Colonization of Western North America This revolutionary archeological synthesis argues an alternative model of the earliest human population of North America E James Dixon dispels the stereotype of big game hunters following mammoths acr

  • Title: Bones, Boats, & Bison: Archeology and the First Colonization of Western North America
  • Author: E. James Dixon
  • ISBN: 9780826321381
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Paperback
  • This revolutionary archeological synthesis argues an alternative model of the earliest human population of North America E James Dixon dispels the stereotype of big game hunters following mammoths across the Bering Land Bridge and paints a vivid picture of marine mammal hunters, fishers, and general foragers colonising the New World Applying contemporary scientific methThis revolutionary archeological synthesis argues an alternative model of the earliest human population of North America E James Dixon dispels the stereotype of big game hunters following mammoths across the Bering Land Bridge and paints a vivid picture of marine mammal hunters, fishers, and general foragers colonising the New World Applying contemporary scientific methods and drawing on new archaeological discoveries, he advances evidence indicating that humans first reached the Americas using water craft along the deglaciated Northwest Coast about 13,500 years ago, some 2,000 years before the first Clovis hunters Dixons rigorous evaluation of the oldest North American archaeological sites and human remains offers well reasoned hypotheses about the physical characteristics, lives, and relationships of the First Americans His crisply written analysis of scientific exploration is essential reading for scholars, students, and general readers.

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    1. One of few archaeology books I bought for myself after reading a library copy. Too academic for me, and the majority of the pages contain archeology site studies, but useful for exploring theories of the populating of the Americas from Asia. (Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication places it on the 970 shelves, Native Americans, with Paleo-Indians as lead subject. Catalog placement should be archeology, shelved in pure sciences, the Dewey500s.)"From an archeological perspective there is n [...]

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