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Before California An Archaeologist Looks at Our Earliest Inhabitants

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ISBN-10: 0759103747

ISBN-13: 9780759103740

Edition: 15th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Brian M. Fagan

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What did California look like before Hollywood? Before the Gold Rush? Before the missions? Brian Fagan, the best known popular archaeology writer in America, is your tour guide on a fascinating trip across the Golden State before the arrival of Europeans.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 5/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.92" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Author's Note
The Archaeologist's Tale
A Stream of Time (Before 11,200 B.C. to A.D. 1542)
Beginnings (Before 11,200 to c. 2500 B.C.)
First Footprints (Before 11,200 B.C. to C. 9000 B.C.)
The First Coastal Settlement (C. 11,000 to 6500 B.C.)
The Mainland: A World of Milling Stones (9500 to 2500 B.C.)
The Dolphin Hunters (C. 6500 to 2500 B.C.)
The Web of Interconnectedness (C. 2500 to 1500 B.C.)
A Changing World (C. 2500 to 1500 B.C.)
The Seductive Glass
The Realm of the Supernatural
Art on the Rocks
A Crowded World (C. 1500 B.C. to A.D. 1542)
The Northwest: Dugouts and Salmon
San Francisco Bay: A Landscape of Mounds
Central Valley and Foothills: Realm of the Rivers
The South and Southeast: Coast, Hinterland, and Desert
Santa Barbara Channel: The World of the Tomol
Notes and References
About the Author