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Archaeological investigations on the north Pacific coast of America

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Published by s.n. in [New York? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Antiquities.,
  • Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Colombie-Britannique -- Antiquités.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harlan I. Smith.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 16160, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 16160
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (9 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23732651M
    ISBN 100665161603

    A Prehistory of South America is an overview of the ancient and historic native cultures of the entire continent of South America based on the most recent archaeological investigations. This accessible, clearly written text is designed to engage undergraduate . A remarkable range of ancient societies and economies flourished in the environmentally diverse coastal regions of Pacific Latin America. This first ever synthesis from a Pacific perspective describes the archaeological investigations recently undertaken in the coastal littoral.

      Based on extensive archaeological, geological, and archival investigations, the wreck has been identified as the Santo Cristo de Burgos, which left Manila in At least some of her crew survived and lived with the Nehalem Indians on the Oregon coast for a time, becoming the first Europeans that Northwest Coast peoples interacted with. Anthropologists have classically referred to the Northwest Coast of North America as the “Pacific Salmon Area” (Hewes, , Kroeber, , Wissler, ) in reference to the seven species of anadromous Pacific salmon and trout (Oncorhynchus spp.) widely utilized by Indigenous by:

    Leading authorities in the field discuss the history of archaeological investigations into the peopling of the Americas, AMS radiocarbon dating, geoarchaeology of Paleoindian sites, blood residue analysis on stone tools, and an evaluation of the Pacific coast migration route from Asia to North America. the longer and more detailed arguments put forth in a book chapter whose abstract is included below. Another concerns one of the most obscure periods on the Guatemala Pacific Coast–the Postclassic period. Yet another involved an independent analysis of the spatial distribution of plain stelae across the entire Guatemala South Coast with.


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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Smith, Harlan I., Archaeological investigations on the north Pacific coast of America. [New York?]: [publisher not identified], [?]. Pacific Coast Archaeological Society.

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