By Vance T. Holliday
The Southern excessive Plains of northwestern Texas and japanese New Mexico are wealthy in Paleoindian archaeological websites, together with such recognized ones as Clovis, Lubbock Lake, Plainview, and Midland. those websites were broadly researched over a long time, not just via archaeologists but additionally by way of geoscientists, whose reviews of soils and stratigraphy have yielded very important information regarding cultural chronology and paleoenvironments around the region.
In this ebook, Vance T. Holliday synthesizes the information from those past stories together with his personal contemporary examine to supply the most up-tp-date and entire review of the geoarchaeology of the Southern excessive Plains in the course of the earliest human profession. He delves into twenty websites extensive, integrating new and outdated info on website geomorphology, stratigraphy, soils, geochronology, and paleoenvironments. He additionally compares the Southern excessive Plains websites with different websites around the nice Plains, for a broader chronological and paleoenvironmental perspective.
With over 90 photos, maps, go sections, diagrams, and artifact drawings, this e-book may be crucial studying for geoarchaeologists, archaeologists, and Quaternary geoscientists, in addition to avocational archaeologists who participate in Paleoindian web site research during the American West.