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Exploring Ancient Native America

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

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Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL7496038M
ISBN 10041592359X
ISBN 109780415923590

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"In Exploring Ancient Native America, author David Hurst Thomas works hard to tell the story of ancient America "strictly in terms of places and artifacts you can see for yourself" he seems eager to steer clear of the Eurocentric version of American history and enhances his fact-filled reports with perspectives from a host of Native American tribes The work is scholarly but easy to read This is 4/5(4). From Library Journal. Not to be confused with Thomas's Exploring Ancient Native America: An Archaeological Guide (Prentice Hall, ), this is the latest entry in Oxford's "Places in Time" series. Following an introduction that echoes many themes found in his Skull Wars: Kennewick Man, Archaeology and the Battle for Native American Identity 5/5(2). Exploring Ancient Native America: An Archaeological Guide. This guide combines field research with accounts of tribal life to offer a new perspective on Native American history, culture and ritual. Explore Native American Cultures! with 25 Great Projects introduces readers to seven main Native American cultural regions, from the northeast woodlands to the Northwest tribes. It encourages readers to investigate the daily activities including the rituals, beliefs, and longstanding traditions of America /5(16).

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