Archaic Transitions in Ohio and Kentucky Prehistory

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Kent State University Press, 2001 - History - 359 pages
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After the last Ice Age, the southern Lake Erie basin and the Ohio valley were characterized by biotic zones that influenced cultural development of archaic Native American populations. This text looks at the transition from nomadic hunting and gathering to the rise of food production in this area.
  

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Contents

Archaic Problems in Eastern North America
1
Holocene Vegetation and Climate Changes in the Ohio Region
11
The Kentucky Green River Archaic as Seen from the Ward Site
59
Warfare and Trophy Taking in the Archaic Period
110
A View from
141
Pennsylvania
162
table i
220
Archaic Perspectives in the Western Lake Erie Basin
233
Contributors
355
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About the author (2001)

Olaf H. Prufer is professor of anthropology at Kent State University. His other books include Archaic Transitions in Ohio and Kentucky Prehistory (Kent State University Press, 2001), Krill Cave: A Stratified Rockshelter in Summit County (Kent State University Press, 1989), and Ohio and Raven Rocks: A Specialized Late Woodland Rockshelter Occupation in Belmont County, Ohio (Kent State University Press, 1981).

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