Ice Age people of North America : environments, origins, and adaptations

by Robson Bonnichsen

Other authorsKaren L. Turnmire
Paper Book, 2005



Call number

E77.9 .I34 1999


College Station, TX : Center for the Study of the First Americans, Dept. of Anthropology, Texas A&M University, 2005.


This volume provides an up-to-date summary of important new discoveries from Northeast Asia & North America that are changing perceptions about the origin of the First Americans. Even though the peopling of the Americas has been the focus of scientific investigations for more than half a century, there is still no definitive evidence that will allow specialists to say when the First Americans initially arrived or who they were. However, this in no way diminishes the significance of the many new contributions being made in the field. The nineteen papers collected here provide regional archaeological syntheses & address such topics as ice marginal dynamics, the impact of plant nutrients in glacial margins, & periglacial ecology of large mammals. The concluding chapter discusses conceptual frameworks used to explain the peopling of the Americas.… (more)


Physical description

536 p.; 29 cm


1585443689 / 9781585443680


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