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By Terry L Jones,Jennifer E Perry

contemporary archaeological study on California features a better range of versions and methods to the region’s previous, as older literature at the topic struggles to stick correct. This complete quantity bargains an in-depth examine the latest theoretical and empirical advancements within the box together with key controversies correct to the Golden country: coastal colonization, affects of comets and drought cycles, platforms of strength, Polynesian contacts, and the function of indigenous peoples within the learn method, between others. With a particular emphasis on these facets of California’s earlier that resonate with the state’s glossy cultural id, the editors and contributors—all best figures in California archaeology—seek a brand new knowing of the parable and mystique of the Golden State.

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