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Title:
Exploring ancient native America : an archaeological guide
Author:
Thomas, David Hurst.
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Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, 1999.
Physical Description:
xxii, 314 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780415923590
Format :
Book

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Central Library E77.9 .T49 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This guide combines field research with accounts of tribal life to offer a new perspective on Native American history, culture and ritual. Covering nine million square miles and 25,000 years, it includes: insights into prehistoric early native cultures; information on more than 400 prehistoric sites; and contributions from Native American scholars, poets, and activists.


Author Notes

David Hurst Thomas has been a curator at the American Museum of Natural History for over twenty years and is a Founding Trustee of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. He has excavated hundreds of sites, has edited more than eighty volumes, and is the author of Archaeology (1998) and Archaeology: Down to Earth (1999).


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