Greater Mesoamerica the archaeology of West and Northwest Mexico

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Mexico, North -- Antiquities,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities

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Statementedited by Michael S. Foster and Shirley Gorenstein
ContributionsFoster, Michael S. 1947-, Gorenstein, Shirley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219 .G738 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17001149M
ISBN 100874806569
LC Control Number0099050687

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Greater Mesoamerica: The Archaeology of West and Northwest Mexico Michael Stewart Foster, Shirley Gorenstein University of Utah Press, - Indians of Mexico - pages. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: A selection of 15 revised papers originally presented at the Center for Indigenous Studies in the Americas (CISA) first round table, "Cultural Dynamics of Precolumbian West and Northwest Mexico," held February in Phoenix.

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antiquity and prehistory of the Americas, study of the origins of the aboriginal peoples of the Americas. Archaeologists believe humans had entered and occupied much of the Americas by the end of the Pleistocene epoch, but the date of their original entry into the Americas is term "Paleo-Indians" is generally used to refer to early Native Americans up.

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