The search for the first Americans : science, power, politics /

Who were the First Americans? Where did they come from? When did they get here? Are they the ancestors of modern Native Americans? These questions might seem straightforward, but scientists in competing fields have failed to convince one another with their theories and evidence, much less Native Ame...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Davis, Robert V., 1947- (Author)
Corporate Author: Sustainable History Monograph Pilot
Format: Book
Published: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2021].
Table of Contents:
  • American Indian creation myths
  • Euro-American theories
  • Clovis-first
  • Pre-Clovis: Monte Verde and Meadowcroft
  • Case studies: Atlantis and Chinese bestiary
  • Anthropology and archaeology
  • Bioanthropology
  • The other sciences: genetics, linguistics, and physics
  • Laboratories and museums
  • Identity and heritage preservation
  • Native American graves protection and Repatriation Act
  • Case studies: Kennewick Man and Tarim Basin.