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Clovis Revisited [electronic resource] : New Perspectives on Paleoindian Adaptations from Blackwater Draw, New Mexico / Anthony T. Boldurian, John L. Cotter.

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Author/Creator:
Boldurian, Anthony T., author.
Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1999]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (168p.) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Clovis culture.
Clovis points -- New Mexico.
Paleo-Indians -- Blackwater Draw Formation (Tex. and N.M.).
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
A native son of South Philadelphia, Anthony T. Boldurian is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and a former curator of the Clovis Site National Historic Landmark. Since 1978 he has been an active researcher in the fields of Paleoindian anthropology and lithic technology. John L. Cotter is Curator Emeritus, American Historical Archaeology, at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Cotter began his work in archaeology by excavating at the Lindenmeier (Colorado) and Clovis Paleoindian sites.
Summary:
Explore the early days of Paleoindian archaeology in this engaging retrospective of Edgar B. Howard's Southwest Early Man Project, 1929-1937, cosponsored by the University Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This book contains a detailed analysis of the world-famous Clovis artifacts, discovered among the bones of mammoths and extinct bison in the Dust Bowl of eastern New Mexico.Blending traditional and current ideas, the authors offer an extended reference to the lifeways of early humans in the Americas, accented by a series of unique insights on their origins and adaptations. Well appointed with photos, line illustrations, and schematics, Clovis Revisited is essential reading for professionals, students, and avocational enthusiasts.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Table of Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Edgar B. Howard's Southwest Early Man Project
Chapter 2. Late Pleistocene Environments and Human Ecology of the Southern Plains: A Summary and Perspective
Chapter 3. Research Goals and Analytical Methods
Chapter 4. Description of the Collection
Chapter 5. Analytical Comparisons
Chapter 6. Concluding Observations
References Cited
Index.
Notes:
58 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed March 24, 2015)
Contributor:
Cotter, John L., author.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9781934536728
OCLC:
874143753
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9781934536728 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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