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Title Foragers of the terminal Pleistocene in North America / edited by Renee B. Walker and Boyce N. Driskell.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 328 pages) : illustrations, maps
Note Some chapters originally presented at a Society for American Archaeology symposium in 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-315) and index.
Contents Introduction: New developments in Paleoindian subsistence studies / Renee B. Walker and Boyce N. Driskell -- Quacks in the ice : waterfowl, Paleoindians, and the discovery of America / Stuart J. Fiedel -- Faunal extinction, hunter-gatherer foraging strategies, and subsistence diversity among eastern Beringian Paleoindians / David R. Yesner -- Are Paleoindians of the Great Plains and Rockies subsistence specialists? / Marcel Kornfeld -- Discerning clovis subsistence from stone artifacts and site distributions on the southern Plains periphery / Michael B. Collins -- Late Paleoindian subsistence strategies in the western Great Lakes region : evidence for generalized foraging from northern Wisconsin / Steven R. Kuehn -- Hunting in the late Paleoindian period : faunal remains from Dust Cave, Alabama / Renee B. Walker -- Seed collecting and fishing at the Shawnee Minisink Paleoindian site : everyday life in the late Pleistocene / Richard J. Dent -- Gathering in the late Paleoindian period : archaeobotanical remains from Dust Cave, Alabama / Kandace D. Hollenbach -- Revising the paleoindian environmental picture in northeastern North America / Lucinda McWeeney -- Early Floridians and late megamammals : some technological and dietary evidence from four north Florida Paleoindian sites / James S. Dunbar and Pamela K. Vojnovski -- Ethnography, analogy, and the reconstruction of Paleoindian lifeways / Asa R. Randall and Kandace D. Hollenbach -- Making sense of Paleoindian subsistence strategies / Boyce N. Driskell and Renee B. Walker.
Summary These essays cast new light on Paleoindians, the first settlers of North America. Recent research strongly suggests that big-game hunting was but one of the subsistence strategies the first humans in the New World employed and that they also relied on foraging and fishing.
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Subject Paleo-Indians -- Antiquities.
Hunting and gathering societies -- North America.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- North America.
North America -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Walker, Renee Beauchamp, 1968-
Driskell, Boyce N.
Other Form: Print version: Foragers of the terminal Pleistocene in North America. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007 9780803248021 0803248024 (DLC) 2006032043 (OCoLC)71946582
ISBN 9780803207646 (electronic bk.)
0803207646 (electronic bk.)