Journey to the Ice Age

Journey to the Ice Age

Discovering An Ancient World

Book - 2004
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At the end of the Ice Age, small groups of hunter-gatherers crossed from Siberia to Alaska and began the last chapter in the human settlement of the earth. Many left little or no trace. But one group, the Early Paleo-Indians, exploded onto the archaeological record about 11,500 radiocarbon years ago and expanded rapidly throughout North America, sending splinter groups into Central and perhaps South America as well. Journey to the Ice Age explores the challenges faced by the Early Paleo-Indians of northeastern North America. A revealing, autobiographical account, this is at once a captivating record of Storck's discoveries and an introduction to the practice, challenges, and spirit of archaeology.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press in association with Royal Ontario Museum, c2004.
ISBN: 9780774810296
0774810297
9780774810289
0774810289
Branch Call Number: 971. 301 STO S
Characteristics: xix, 356 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Royal Ontario Museum

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johnsankey
Sep 11, 2013

This book is half autobiography, half Ontario field archaeology. It's got the basis of a good book but needed an editor who would send it back to the author with direction to focus it on the archaeology and make it a friendlier read. As it is, I can recommend it only to someone trying to get established in the field.

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