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Historical Dictionary of North American Archaeology

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Publisher Comments:

Invaluable both for reference and collection development (with a 150-page bibliography), this guide to mainly prehistoric sites, cultures, and artifacts in the United States and Canada features some 1800 signed entries by 151 expert contributors that highlight the information upon which present North American prehistory is based. A scholarly achievement.

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This dictionary of more than 1800 entries represents a collaboration of 159 archaeologists, each an authority on a particular region. The result is a source of basic information on the major prehistorical cultures, archaeological sites, and types of artifacts found in North America. The sites were selected from the more than one-half million prehistoric archaeological sites recorded in North America because they are the principal ones upon which the major chronologies, classifications, and interpretations of the continent's prehistory are based. The reference has entries for most major types of artifacts and details the important cultures, including their phases and subdivisions. At the end of each entry is a list of sources which refers primarily to published works, but which also cites unpublished documents on file at universities, museums, and government agencies when these represent the only available source of information.

Synopsis:

"Invaluable both for reference and collection development (with a 150-page bibliography), this guide to mainly prehistoric sites, cultures, and artifacts in the United States and Canada features some 1800 signed entries by 151 expert contributors that highlight the information upon which present North American prehistory is based. A scholarly achievement." Library Journal

About the Author

EDWARD B. JELKS is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Illinois State University.

Table of Contents

Historical Dictionary of North American Archaeology

Appendix: Sites Listed Geographically

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780313243073
Editor:
Jelks, Edward B.
Other:
Jelks, Edward B.
Other:
Jelks, Edward B.
Editor:
Jelks, Edward B.
Author:
Jelks, Edward B.
Author:
Jelks, Juliet C.
Author:
Jelks, Edward
Publisher:
Greenwood
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
North American
Subject:
North America
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Archaeology -- North America -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 555-705.
Series Volume:
vol. 4
Publication Date:
19880531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
777
Dimensions:
2.70 in.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Archaeology » Featured Titles
History and Social Science » Archaeology » North America
History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
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History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , "Invaluable both for reference and collection development (with a 150-page bibliography), this guide to mainly prehistoric sites, cultures, and artifacts in the United States and Canada features some 1800 signed entries by 151 expert contributors that highlight the information upon which present North American prehistory is based. A scholarly achievement." Library Journal
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