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Oregon Archaeology tells the story of Oregon's cultural history beginning more than 14,000 years ago with the earliest evidence of human occupation and continuing into the twentieth century. Oregon's early human history is linked to four of the five major cultural regions of Western North America: the Great Basin, the Columbia Plateau, the Northwest Coast, and the westernOregon Archaeology tells the story of Oregon's cultural history beginning more than 14,000 years ago with the earliest evidence of human occupation and continuing into the twentieth century. Oregon's early human history is linked to four of the five major cultural regions of Western North America: the Great Basin, the Columbia Plateau, the Northwest Coast, and the western valleys that share features with California's Central Valley. Oregon Archaeology offers a coherent and unified history of an area that is highly differentiated geographically and culturally.An historical narrative informed by evidence from critical sites, Oregon Archaeology carries the story forward, describing aspects of the first encounters between Native Americans and newcomers of European and Asian heritage, as well as important trends in the development of modern Oregon. Enriched with maps, photographs, line drawings, and an extensive bibliography, Oregon Archaeology is an essential reference for archaeology professionals and students and for general readers interested in Oregon's Native American culture and history....

Title : Oregon Archaeology
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ISBN : 9780870716065
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 496 Pages
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