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Author Adovasio, J. M., author

Title The first Americans : in pursuit of archaeology's greatest mystery / J.M. Adovasio with Jake Page
Edition First edition
Published New York : Random House, [2002]
©2002

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Description xii, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents ch. 1. Glimpses through the looking glass -- ch. 2. The glacier's edge -- ch. 3. Charismatic megafauna -- ch. 4. Good-bye, glacial man ; hello, Clovis -- ch. 5. Timing is everything -- ch. 6. The pre-Clovis quest -- ch. 7. Melee over Meadowcroft -- ch. 8. Another angle of view -- ch. 9. Fireworks and the paleo-police -- ch. 10. Three-legged stools and skull wars -- ch. 11. Who are those guys?
Summary A leading archaeologist addresses the complex puzzle about the origins of the first humans to settle in America, reassessing common myths about early human migration and lifestyle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ([295]-309) and index
Subject Indians -- Origin.
Paleo-Indians.
Americas -- Antiquities.
Author Page, Jake, author
LC no. 2002069766
ISBN 0375505520
9780375505522
037575704X
9780375757044