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Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers of the High Plains and Rockies : Third Edition.

By: Kornfeld, Marcel.
Contributor(s): Frison, George C | Larson, Mary Lou.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Milton, Abingdon : Taylor and Francis, 2016Copyright date: ©2010Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (752 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315422077.Subject(s): Great Plains--AntiquitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers of the High Plains and Rockies : Third EditionDDC classification: 978 LOC classification: E78.G73F74 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- 1 The Northwestern Plains and the Central Rocky Mountains: An Ecological Area for Prehistoric Hunters and Gatherers -- Introduction -- Paleoenvironments -- The Subsistence Base -- The Human Group -- Organization of the Data -- 2 The Archaeological Record for the Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountains -- Introduction -- Establishing the Cultural Chronology -- Tool Assemblages and Debitage as Chronological Indicators -- Ceramics -- Chronological Ordering -- Stratified Archaeological Sites -- Pre-Clovis Possibilities and/or Ancestral Clovis -- The Early Paleoindian Period -- The Middle Paleoindian Period -- The Late Paleoindian Period -- The Foothill/Mountain Paleoindian Complexes -- The Early Plains Archaic Period -- The Middle Plains Archaic or McKean Period -- The Late Plains Archaic or Late Middle Prehistoric Period -- The Late Prehistoric Period -- The Protohistoric Period -- 3 Methodology for the High Plains and Rocky Mountains: Animal Behavior, Experimentation, and High-Tech Approaches -- Introduction -- Modern Animals as Behavior Analogs -- Studies of Animal Populations in Archaeological Sites and Their Use in Biological and Cultural Interpretations -- The Use of Taphonomy in Archaeological Studies -- Experiments in Archaeology -- New Methods at the Cutting Edge -- Conclusions -- 4 Mammoth and Bison Hunting -- Introduction -- Mammoth Hunting -- Bison Hunting -- Bison Hunting during Early Paleoindian Times -- Bison Trapping and Procurement during Middle Paleoindian Times -- Bison Kills of the Late Paleoindians -- Bison Procurement during the Early Plains Archaic Period -- The Middle Plains Archaic Period Bison Kills -- The Late Plains Archaic Period Bison Kills -- The Late Prehistoric Period Bison Kills.
The Classic Late Prehistoric Bison Jumps -- Other Evidence of Bison Procurement -- Some Thoughts on Prehistoric Bison Procurement -- Prehistoric Hunters and Hunting Strategies on the North American Plains and in the Rockies -- 5 Prehistoric Hunting of Other Game and Small Animal Procurement -- Introduction -- Antelope or Pronghorn -- Mountain Sheep -- Deer -- Elk -- Rabbit -- Small Mammals, Birds, Amphibians, Insects, Fish, and Shellfish -- Conclusions -- 6 Prehistoric Lifeways and Resources on the Plains and in the Rocky Mountains -- Introduction -- Ethnographic Analogy, Tools, and Fire Pits -- Animal Resources -- Plant Resources -- Diet Breadth on the Plains and in the Rockies -- Prehistoric Food Preparation -- Protection of Stored Food Supplies: Food Caching -- Quarries, Quarrying, and Raw Material Procurement -- Caching Stone Tools -- 7 Communities and Landscape -- Introduction -- Structures and Villages -- Campsites and Settlements -- Cairn Lines, Alignments, Fences, and Corrals -- 8 A Myriad of Life's Necessities -- Introduction -- Clothing -- Ceramics and Containers -- Miscellaneous and Unique Artifacts -- 9 Paleoindian Flaked Stone Technology on the Plains and in the Rockies -- Introduction -- Earliest Materials -- Early Paleoindian -- Middle Paleoindian -- Late Paleoindian -- Conclusions -- 10 Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountain Rock Art Research in the Twenty-first Century -- Introduction -- Chronological Techniques -- Interpretive Models -- Technology -- The Black Hills -- The Powder River Basin -- Southwestern Wyoming -- Bighorn and Wind River Basins -- Conclusions -- 11 Advances in Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountain Bioarchaeology and Skeletal Biology -- Introduction -- Bioarchaeology -- Skeletal Biology -- Dental Health and Diet -- Warfare and Injury -- Conclusions -- 12 Lithic Resources -- Introduction.
Definition and Formation of Primary Sources -- Geologic Occurrence of Lithic Resources -- Secondary Sources -- Sourcing Lithic Materials -- Conclusions -- 13 Final Thoughts and Remarks -- References -- Site Index -- Subject Index -- About the Authors and Contributors.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- 1 The Northwestern Plains and the Central Rocky Mountains: An Ecological Area for Prehistoric Hunters and Gatherers -- Introduction -- Paleoenvironments -- The Subsistence Base -- The Human Group -- Organization of the Data -- 2 The Archaeological Record for the Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountains -- Introduction -- Establishing the Cultural Chronology -- Tool Assemblages and Debitage as Chronological Indicators -- Ceramics -- Chronological Ordering -- Stratified Archaeological Sites -- Pre-Clovis Possibilities and/or Ancestral Clovis -- The Early Paleoindian Period -- The Middle Paleoindian Period -- The Late Paleoindian Period -- The Foothill/Mountain Paleoindian Complexes -- The Early Plains Archaic Period -- The Middle Plains Archaic or McKean Period -- The Late Plains Archaic or Late Middle Prehistoric Period -- The Late Prehistoric Period -- The Protohistoric Period -- 3 Methodology for the High Plains and Rocky Mountains: Animal Behavior, Experimentation, and High-Tech Approaches -- Introduction -- Modern Animals as Behavior Analogs -- Studies of Animal Populations in Archaeological Sites and Their Use in Biological and Cultural Interpretations -- The Use of Taphonomy in Archaeological Studies -- Experiments in Archaeology -- New Methods at the Cutting Edge -- Conclusions -- 4 Mammoth and Bison Hunting -- Introduction -- Mammoth Hunting -- Bison Hunting -- Bison Hunting during Early Paleoindian Times -- Bison Trapping and Procurement during Middle Paleoindian Times -- Bison Kills of the Late Paleoindians -- Bison Procurement during the Early Plains Archaic Period -- The Middle Plains Archaic Period Bison Kills -- The Late Plains Archaic Period Bison Kills -- The Late Prehistoric Period Bison Kills.

The Classic Late Prehistoric Bison Jumps -- Other Evidence of Bison Procurement -- Some Thoughts on Prehistoric Bison Procurement -- Prehistoric Hunters and Hunting Strategies on the North American Plains and in the Rockies -- 5 Prehistoric Hunting of Other Game and Small Animal Procurement -- Introduction -- Antelope or Pronghorn -- Mountain Sheep -- Deer -- Elk -- Rabbit -- Small Mammals, Birds, Amphibians, Insects, Fish, and Shellfish -- Conclusions -- 6 Prehistoric Lifeways and Resources on the Plains and in the Rocky Mountains -- Introduction -- Ethnographic Analogy, Tools, and Fire Pits -- Animal Resources -- Plant Resources -- Diet Breadth on the Plains and in the Rockies -- Prehistoric Food Preparation -- Protection of Stored Food Supplies: Food Caching -- Quarries, Quarrying, and Raw Material Procurement -- Caching Stone Tools -- 7 Communities and Landscape -- Introduction -- Structures and Villages -- Campsites and Settlements -- Cairn Lines, Alignments, Fences, and Corrals -- 8 A Myriad of Life's Necessities -- Introduction -- Clothing -- Ceramics and Containers -- Miscellaneous and Unique Artifacts -- 9 Paleoindian Flaked Stone Technology on the Plains and in the Rockies -- Introduction -- Earliest Materials -- Early Paleoindian -- Middle Paleoindian -- Late Paleoindian -- Conclusions -- 10 Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountain Rock Art Research in the Twenty-first Century -- Introduction -- Chronological Techniques -- Interpretive Models -- Technology -- The Black Hills -- The Powder River Basin -- Southwestern Wyoming -- Bighorn and Wind River Basins -- Conclusions -- 11 Advances in Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountain Bioarchaeology and Skeletal Biology -- Introduction -- Bioarchaeology -- Skeletal Biology -- Dental Health and Diet -- Warfare and Injury -- Conclusions -- 12 Lithic Resources -- Introduction.

Definition and Formation of Primary Sources -- Geologic Occurrence of Lithic Resources -- Secondary Sources -- Sourcing Lithic Materials -- Conclusions -- 13 Final Thoughts and Remarks -- References -- Site Index -- Subject Index -- About the Authors and Contributors.

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<p>Marcel Kornfeld, George C Frison, Mary Lou Larson</p>

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