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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English



  • East (U.S.),
  • Canada, Eastern,
  • Canada, Eastern.


  • Paleo-Indians -- East (U.S.),
  • Paleo-Indians -- Canada, Eastern.,
  • Stone implements -- East (U.S.),
  • Stone implements -- Canada, Eastern.,
  • Indians of North America -- Antiquities.,
  • East (U.S.) -- Antiquities.,
  • Canada, Eastern -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-396).

Other titlesEastern Paleo-Indian lithic resource use.
Statementedited by Christopher J. Ellis and Jonathan C. Lothrop.
SeriesInvestigations in American archaeology
ContributionsEllis, Christopher J., Lothrop, Jonathan C.
LC ClassificationsE78.E2 E27 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 398 p. :
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2051048M
ISBN 100813377153
LC Control Number88028721

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Review of "Eastern Paleoindian Lithic Resource Use" (Ellis & Lothrop ). Cite this Record. Eastern Paleoindian Lithic Resource Use. Christopher J. Ellis, Jonathan C. Lothrop. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. (tDAR id: )Cited by:   Among his many publications is the co-edited book Eastern Paleoindian Lithic Resource Use (, Westview Press), and the co-authored books Thedford II: A Paleo-Indian Site in the Ausable River Watershed of Southwestern Ontario (, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan), and The Crowfield Site (AfHj): A Unique Paleoindian Fluted Point Site from Southwestern Ontario Cited by: 1.   "This is possibly the first systematic study of the lithic record from a manageable time-space unit that treats rocks like ecologists and economists treat food: as a consumable resource, not an end product. Surovell's highly original study will be a landmark in lithic analysis and Palaeoindian studies that all serious practitioners should read."—Reviews: 2.

In book: Eastern Paleoindian Lithic Resource Use (pp) Publisher: Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado; Editors: Christopher Ellis and Jonathan C. Lothrop. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Paleoindians from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Librarian's tip: Chap. 1 "The Dawn of Paleoindian Archeology". The issues related to eastern North American Paleoindian economies, lithic raw material use and territories have been gatherer band ranges refl ected in the lithic raw material use on Early Paleoindian sites are presented for the region of eastern New York, access to a resource within their traditional territory to another. In Eastern Paleoindian Lithic Resource Use, edited by C. J. Ellis and J. C. Lothrop, pp. Westview, Boulder, Colorado. Miniature early Paleo-Indian stone artifacts from the Parkhill, Ontario site. North American Archaeologist Some Unanswered Questions Concerning Early Paleo-Indian Settlement and Subsistence in.

  In eastern Nevada, at least, inferring Paleoindian landscape use from toolstone conveyance requires looking beyond obsidian to include fine-grained volcanics (FGVs, e.g., andesite, dacite) and cherts, especially since these types of toolstone dominate the Paleoindian lithic assemblages Jones et al., , Jones et al., used to define the. Christopher Ellis retired as of June 30/18 from the Department of Anthropology, The University of Western Ontario and became a Professor Emeritus. Christopher continues to do research on. In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition is a must read for scholars of Paleoindian archaeology and those generally interested in the prehistory of North America. Joseph A. M. Gingerich is a Research Fellow in the Anthropology Department at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History.   Abstract: Fishtail or Fell projectile points constitute a specific design associated with early hunter-gatherers at the Pleistocene-Holocene boundary in many parts of South America, especially along the Pacific Coast, Patagonia, and the Argentine-Uruguayan Pampas. In this paper, we present new records of fishtail projectile points, recovered mainly in the southern states of Brazil, including.