Across the West: Human Population Movement and the Expansion by David Madsen, David Rhode

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David Madsen is the previous division Chair of Drafting know-how and an teacher at Clackamas neighborhood collage, a licensed AutoCAD. education heart in Oregon urban, Oregon. he's additionally a former member of the Board of administrators of the yank layout Drafting organization.

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1977; Willig 1982), has all the pitfalls of assigning ethnicity to "Numic" artifacts. Yet such assignments are essential if archaeologists are to attempt to reconstruct the prehistory of linguistic entities. Alternative Models of Numic Prehistory Many archaeologists quickly embraced the Lamb model. For example, Grosscup (1960:60) noted that "there is sufficient archaeological evidence available now to indicate that something drastic happened in much of the Great Basin about that time [ca. D. " Grosscup (1956:22) had, in fact, recognized a cultural break in the late prehistoric archaeological record of the Humboldt and Carson Sinks prior to Lamb's model: [A] number of historic Northern Paiute sites were located in the Carson Sink area, which yielded quite small arrowpoints of the same shape as earlier types and "Shoshoni" points, as well as other artifact types common to both the Northern Paiute and the Lovelock Phase.

Lyneis 141 18. How Will I Know You? Archaeological Visibility of the Numic Spread in the Western Great Basin Robert G. Elsto 150 19. Invisible from the West: Numic Expansion from the Perspective of the Carson Desert Christopher Raven 152 20. Recent Transitions in Eastern Great Basin Prehistory: The Archaeological Record Joel C. Janetski 157 21. In Search of the Ancestral Northern Shoshone Richard N. Holmer 179 22. The Numic Occupation of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah during the Prehistoric and Protohistoric Periods Alan D.

First, the rise of the New Archaeology shifted the focus of archaeological inquiry away from tracing the histories of archaeological units toward understanding how those units functioned as societies (Binford 1965, 1968). Anthony (1990) has suggested that this shift resulted in a significant and unwarranted decrease in the study of migration and population movements worldwide (cf. also Bettinger and Baumhoff 1982:485). , Heizer and Napton 1970; Lyneis 1982) appear to have expressed this sentiment.

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