Anderson, David G., 1949-. The Paleoindian colonization of eastern North America: a view from the southeastern United States

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The Paleoindian colonization of eastern North America: a view from the southeastern United States

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Early Paleoindian economies of eastern North America, edited by Kenneth B. Tankersley, Barry L. Isaac

Published By: Original publisher Early Paleoindian economies of eastern North America, edited by Kenneth B. Tankersley, Barry L. Isaac Greenwich, Conn.: JAI Press. 1990. 163-216 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication David G. Anderson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2017. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Early Paleo-Indian (W130)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Internal migration (166); External migration (167); Cultural participation (184); Land use (311); Settlement patterns (361); Weapons (411); Travel (484);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author uses data from major Paleo-Indian sites and from various fluted point recording projects, representing over 9,000 fluted and non-fluted points from Early, Middle, and Late Paleo-Indian periods, to examine where, how, and perhaps why initial colonization and settlement of eastern North America may have occurred and what routes people may have used. It is presumed that colonization for eastern North America occurred around or shortly after 12,000 BP with the opening of an ice-free corridor in Canada, and that there were no pre-Clovis populations. The various surveys have varying levels of information but in general it was possible to plot point counts by county, what raw material was used, and whether the point was an isolate or part of a larger site. Regional subtraditions are believed to have arisen by the Middle Paleo-Indian period.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 18

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. w130-018

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-216)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not applicable

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2016

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 11,500-10,500 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) eastern North America

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Paleo-Indians


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