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By Thomas H. Holloway

The Companion to Latin American History collects the paintings of prime specialists within the box to create a single-source evaluate of the various historical past and present traits within the examine of Latin America.

  • Presents a cutting-edge assessment of the background of Latin America
  • Written by way of the head foreign specialists within the field
  • 28 chapters come jointly as a superlative unmarried resource of knowledge for students and students
  • Recognizes the breadth and variety of Latin American background by way of delivering systematic chronological and geographical coverage
  • Covers either old developments and new parts of interest

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II. Smithsonian Press, Washington, DC. Dillehay, T. D. (1999) “The Late Pleistocene Cultures of South America,” Evolutionary Anthropology, 24, pp. 13–32. Dillehay, T. D. (2000) The Settlement of the Americas: A New Prehistory. Basic Books, New York. Dillehay, T. , Maggard, G. , & Netherly, P. (2003) “Localization and Possible Social Aggregation in the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene on the North Coast of Peru,” Quaternary International, 109–10, pp. 3–11. Dixon, J. (1999) Bones, Boats and Bison.

Although periodization of this sort no longer plays the analytical role it once did in archeology, these temporal/evolutionary classifications continue to be widely used as heuristic tools. The Paleoindian period begins as the first foragers move into what is now Mexico and Central America. The earliest known archeological sites in Mexico date from about 14,000 years ago, but, given the accumulating evidence for earlier human habitation in other areas of the Americas, it is probable that there were hunting groups in the region much earlier.

13–32. Dillehay, T. D. (2000) The Settlement of the Americas: A New Prehistory. Basic Books, New York. Dillehay, T. , Maggard, G. , & Netherly, P. (2003) “Localization and Possible Social Aggregation in the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene on the North Coast of Peru,” Quaternary International, 109–10, pp. 3–11. Dixon, J. (1999) Bones, Boats and Bison. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. Fladmark, K. (1979) “Routes: Alternate Migration Corridors for Early Man in America,” American Antiquity, 44, pp.

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