Central Plains Prehistory

Holocene Environments and Culture Change in the Republican River Basin
  • 280 Pages
  • 2.31 MB
  • English
University of Nebraska Press
United States - State & Local, Indians of North America, Pre-Columbian Archaeology, History - General History, Antiquities, Republican River Valley
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7905377M
ISBN 10080324729X
ISBN 139780803247291

Central Plains Prehistory: Holocene Environments and Culture Change in the Republican River Basin Hardcover – December 1, by Waldo R. Wedel (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: COVID Resources.

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The North American Great Plains have been known to white men for more than years, more precisely, since From that first bemused glimpse of the seemingly endless grasslands, the countless numbers of wild cattle they supported, and the picturesque dog-nomads who trailed after the herds, the curiosity of the Euro-American newcomers and those who Central Plains Prehistory book them.

"[This book] is built upon a foundation established by Waldo Wedel's Intoduction to Kansas Archaeology () and Patricia O'Brien's Archaeology in Kansas (), and stands as an invaluable contemporary synthesis of Kansas's prehistory.

Archaeologists, students, and interested members of the public will find it a useful resource."/4(1). Paleoindians first arrived in Texas more than eleven thousand years ago, although relatively few sites of such early peoples have been discovered.

Texas has a substantial post-Paleoindian record, however, and there are more than fifty thousand prehistoric archaeological sites identified across the state.

This comprehensive volume explores in detail the varied experience of native. The history of Central Asia concerns the history of the various peoples that have inhabited Central Asia.

The lifestyle of such people has been determined primarily by the area's climate and aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult and distance from the sea cut it off from much trade.

Thus, few major cities developed in the Central Plains Prehistory book. The story of Plains peoples is brought into historical focus by showing the impacts of Euro-American contact, notably acquisition of the horse and exposure to new diseases. Featuring 85 maps and illustrations, Archaeology on the Great Plains is an exceptional introduction to the field for students and an indispensable reference for specialists.

Precontact archaeology and prehistory of the Central Montana High Plains. Billings, Mont.: BLM, Montana State Office, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Leslie B Davis; United States. Bureau of Land Management.

Montana State Office. The archaeology of Iowa is the study of the buried remains of human culture within the U.S. state of Iowa from the earliest prehistoric through the late historic periods. When the Central Plains Prehistory book Indians first arrived in what is now Iowa more t years ago, they were hunters and gatherers living in a Pleistocene glacial landscape.

By the time European explorers visited Iowa. PREHISTORY. Introduction. Texas prehistory extends back at le years and is marked by a variety of Native American archaeological sites and cultural remains.

The "historic" era began in with the shipwreck of Pánfilo de Narváez's expedition and the subsequent account written by Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca.

The prehistory of south Texas has been summarized in some detail more than a few times by Dr. Thomas R. Hester, who contributed many pieces to the South Texas Plains exhibit set. His popular book Digging into South Texas Prehistory has long been out of print.

It was the first regional synthesis written for the public of the archeological. A change toward more focused bison hunting developed in the Central Plains late in prehistory, not by indigenous Plains populations but by groups.

The Plains Area The Plains area extended from just N of the Canadian border S to Texas and included the grasslands area between the Mississippi River and the foothills of the Rocky Mts.

The main language families in this area were the Algonquian-Wakashan, the Aztec-Tanoan, and the Hokan-Siouan. Republic - Pawnee Indian Museum - Pawnee and Arikara Prehistory on the Central Plains.

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Gover shares with us about the "Pawnee and Arikara: Prehistory on the Central Plains" this November 23. Carlton Q. Gover is a member of the Pawnee Nation and an archeology doctoral candidate.

Covering such sites as Kanorado-one of the oldest in the Americas-the authors review prehistoric peoples of the Paleoarchaic era, Woodland cultures, Central Plains tradition, High Plains Upper Republican culture, Late Prehistoric Oneota, and Great Bend peoples. They also present material on three historic cultures: Wichita, Kansa, and Pawnee.

Plains Village Archaeology: Bison-Hunting Farmers in the Central and Northern Plains. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

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Beck, Charlotte, and George T. Jones. The Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene Archaeology of the G reat Basin. Journal of World Prehistory 11(2)– [includes discussion of the. Book Review Index BOOK REVIEW INDEX Reviewer Index Adair, Mary J. Review of Utaztekan Prehistory, edited by Earl H.

Swanson, Jr. Vol. 14, No. 44, pp. Review of Central Plains Prehistory: Holocene Environments and Culture Change in File Size: KB. The White Rock phase is an intrusive Late Prehistoric archaeological complex in the central Plains.

It shows clear ties to the Oneota tradition of the upper Midwest. The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents temporal dimension.

Major traditions are an attempt to provide basic information also defined by a somewhat different set of on all archaeologically known cultures, sociocultural characteristics than are eth­ covering the entire globe and the entire.

George Frison’s Prehistoric Hunters of the High Plains has been the standard text on plains prehistory since its first publication ininfluencing generations of archaeologists. Now, a third edition of this classic work is available for 5/5(1). People of the Wolf shares two stories about the halves of a whole: twin brothers, one This is the very first entry in the series, but it's actually the fourth or fifth one I've read.

You can skip around with these since they're all standalones, except for a /5. The studies bring the prehistory of Texas Indians all the way up through the Late Prehistoric period (ca.

a.d. The extensively illustrated chapters are broadly cultural-historical in nature but stay strongly focused on important current research by: The evidence for all prehistoric periods in the former West Midlands County (ing Solihull and Coventry as well as Birmingham and the Black Country) was summarised in an unpublished document produced by the West Midlands Archaeology Group in A synthesis for Birmingham has since been published (Hodder27–48).

Prehistory of the Midwest. (Book Reviews: Pleistocene and Recent Environments of the Central Great Plains. A symposium, Lawrence, Kans., Oct. Cite this Record. Further Notes On Puebloan-Central Plains Contacts in Light of Archaeology.

Waldo R. Wedel, Don G. Wyckoff, Jack L. Hofman. In Pathways To Plains Prehistory: Anthropological Perspectives of Plains Natives and Their Pasts.

The Cross Timbers Press. (tDAR id: ). Iva annua as a Prehistoric Cultigen in the Central Plains: A Regional Synthesis. Paper presented as part of the symposium Paleoethnobotanical Research on the Great Plains, Mary Adair, organizer and chair.

Presented at the 48th Plains Anthropological Society Conference, Oklahoma City. Prehistoric agriculture in the Central Plains. Request This. Author Adair, Mary J.

Title Prehistoric agriculture in the Central Plains / Mary J. Adair. Format Book Published Lawrence, Kan.: Dept. of Anthropology, University of Kansas, Nebo Hill and late archaic prehistory on the southern Prairie Peninsula.

Reid, Kenneth C. Book Description. A Prehistory of North America covers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans. This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America.

In addition, it is organized by culture area in order to serve as a. Central America’s natural vegetation is varied. Tropical rainforests occupy the eastern lowlands, while evergreen forests clothe the lower slopes along the Pacific coast, and pine and oak forests grow at somewhat higher elevations.

Much of Central America’s timberland, however, has been cleared by slash-and-burn cultivators, who move on when the soil is exhausted. The Sunflower State now has good reason to promote its archaeological heritage as central to understanding Plains prehistory.” —Don Wyckoff, Curator of Archaeology, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History “A nicely written, lavishly illustrated, and indispensable guide to Kansas, to the Plains, and indeed, to North America as a whole.”.

complexityofcultural dynamics on the Plains sinceWedel'spublication, the fourteen topics into which the book is divided are each examined by differ­ ent collaborators: "Introduction" (W. Raymond Wood); "The Great Plains Setting" (Marvin Kay); "A History ofGreat Plains Prehistory" (Richard A.

Krause); "The Paleo-IndianCultures ofthe Great.The term Plains Border has been applied to this area, which during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries furnished hunting grounds for such tribes as the Pawnee and Kansa.

East of the 97th meridian, roughly, and south of the Kansas river, are the undulating and fertile Osage Plains, formerly a true tall grass prairie region.Wedel, W. R.,Further Notes on Puebloan—Central Plains Contacts in Light of Archaeology, in: Pathways to Plains Prehistory: Anthropological Perspectives on Plains Natives and Their Pasts (D.

G. Wyckoff and J.

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