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Title Across the West : human population movement and the expansion of the Numa / edited by David B. Madsen and David Rhode
Published Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, [1994]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 255 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction / David Madsen and David Rhode -- 1. Background to the Numic Problem / Mark Q. Sutton and David Rhode -- 2. Legal and Ethnic Implications of the Numic Expansion / Pat Barker and Cynthia Pinto -- 3. Chronology, Glottochronology, and Numic Expansion / Donald K. Grayson -- 4. Mesa Verde and Sleeping Ute Mountain: The Geographical and Chronological Dimensions of the Numic Expansion / David B. Madsen -- 5. Adaptive Strategies and Environmental Change in the Great Basin and Its Peripheries as Determinants in the Migrations of Numic-Speaking Peoples / C. Melvin Aikens -- 6. How, When, and Why Numic Spread / Robert L. Bettinger -- 7. Chronology and the Numic Expansion / David H. Thomas -- 8. Some Thoughts on Cultural Processes for the Numic Expansion / Martha C. Knack -- 9. Methodological Observations on Great Basin Prehistory / Richard E. Hughes -- 10. Can the Rocks Talk? Archaeology and Numic Languages / Kevin T. Jones -- 11. Unpacking the Numic Spread / Steven R. Simms -- 12. Synchronic Relations among Environment, Language, and Culture as Clues to the Numic Expansion / Joseph G. Jorgensen -- 13. Material Culture and the Proposed Numic Expansion / Catherine S. Fowler -- 14. A Tisket, a Tasket: Looking at the Numic Speakers through the "Lens" of a Basket / J.M. Adovasio and David R. Pedler -- 15. Direct Dating of Brown Ware Ceramics Using Thermoluminescence and Its Relation to the Numic Spread / David Rhode -- 16. The Numic Expansion as Seen from the Mojave Desert / Mark Q. Sutton -- 17. East and onto the Plateaus? An Archaeological Examination of the Numic Expansion in Southern Nevada, Northern Arizona, and Southern Utah / Margaret M. Lyneis -- 18. How Will I Know You? Archaeological Visibility of the Numic Spread in the Western Great Basin / Robert G. Elston -- 19. Invisible from the West: Numic Expansion from the Perspective of the Carson Desert / Christopher Raven -- 20. Recent Transitions in Eastern Great Basin Prehistory: The Archaeological Record / Joel C. Janetski -- 21. In Search of the Ancestral Northern Shoshone / Richard N. Holmer -- 22. The Numic Occupation of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah during the Prehistoric and Protohistoric Periods / Alan D. Reed -- 23. Betwixt and Between the Basin and the Plains: The Limits of Numic Expansion / Mary Lou Larson and Marcel Kornfeld -- 24. Where Are We? / David Rhode and David B. Madsen
Notes Papers presented in a series of round-table discussions, spread over a period of two days at Lake Tahoe, in May of 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-255)
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Subject Numic Indians -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Numic Indians -- Migrations -- Congresses.
Great Basin -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Madsen, David B.
Rhode, David, 1956-
ISBN 0585160155 (electronic bk.)
9780585160153 (electronic bk.)