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Author Kornfeld, Marcel.

Title Prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the High Plains and Rockies / Marcel Kornfeld, George C. Frison, and Mary Lou Larson ; with contributions by Bruce A. Bradley ... [et al.].

Imprint Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  978 K842p 2010    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description 710 p., 4 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Prehistoric hunters of the High Plains / George C . Frison. 2nd ed. 1991
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-675) and indexes.
Contents The northwestern plains and the central Rocky Mountains : an ecological area for prehistoric hunters and gatherers -- The archaeological record for the northwestern plains and Rocky Mountains -- Methodology for the high plains and Rocky Mountains : animal behavior, experimentation, and high-tech approaches -- Mammoth and bison hunting -- Prehistoric hunting of other game and small animal procurement -- Prehistoric lifeways and resources on the plains and in the Rocky Mountains -- Communities and landscape -- A myriad of life's necessities -- Paleoindian flaked stone technology on the plains and in the Rockies / Bruce A. Bradley -- Northwestern plains and Rocky Mountain rock art research in the twenty-first century / Julie E. Francis -- Advances in northwestern plains and Rocky Mountain bioarchaeology and skeletal biology / George W. Gill -- Lithic resources / James C. Miller -- Final thoughts and remarks.
Summary "George Frison's Prehistoric Hunters of the High Plains has been the standard text on plains prehistory since its first publication in 1978, influencing generations of archaeologists. Now, a third edition of this classic work is available for scholars, students, and avocational archaeologists." "Thorough and comprehensive, extensively illustrated, the book provides an introduction to the archaeology of the more than 13,000 year long history of the western Plains and the adjacent Rocky Mountains. Reflecting the boom in recent archaeological data, it reports on studies at a wide array of sites from deep prehistory to recent times examining the variability in the archaeological record as well as in field, analytical, and interpretive methods. The third edition brings the book up to date in a number of significant areas, as well as addressing several topics inadequately developed in previous editions."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Indians of North America -- Hunting -- Great Plains.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Antiquities.
Great Plains -- Antiquities.
Added Author Frison, George C.
Larson, Mary Lou, 1954-
Bradley, Bruce A., 1948-
Frison, George C. Prehistory of the Plains and Rockies.
ISBN 9781598744675 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1598744674 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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