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Archaeology on the Great Plains

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ISBN-10: 0700610006

ISBN-13: 9780700610006

Edition: 1998 (Reprint)

Authors: W. Raymond Wood

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Stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to central Canada, North America's great interior grasslands were home to nomadic hunters and semisedentary farmers for almost 11,500 years before the arrival of Euro-American settlers. Pan-continental trade between these hunters and horticulturists helped make the lifeways of Plains Indians among the richest and most colorful of Native Americans. This volume is the first attempt to synthesize current knowledge on the cultural history of the Great Plains since Wedel's Prehistoric Man on the Great Plains became the standard reference on the subject almost forty years ago. Fourteen authors have undertaken the task of examining archaeological phenomena…    
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 7/29/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 522
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Introduction
The Great Plains Setting
A History of Great Plains Prehistory
The Paleo-Indian Cultures of the Great-Plains
The Northwestern and Northern Plains Archaic
The Central and Southern Plains Archaic
The Plains Woodland
The Central Plains Tradition
The Middle Missouri Tradition
The Coalescent Tradition
The Oneota Tradition
The Southern Plains Villagers
The Late High Plains Hunters
Euro-American Archaeology
Index