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Kentucky's rich archaeological heritage spans thousands of years, and the Commonwealth remains fertile ground for study of the people who inhabited the midcontinent before, during, and after European settlement. This long-awaited volume brings together the most recent research on Kentucky's prehistory and early history, presenting both an accurate description and an authoritative interpretation of Kentucky's past. The book is arranged chronologically - from the Ice Age to modern times, when issues of preservation and conservation have overtaken questions of identification and classification. For each time slice of Kentucky's past the contributors describe typical communities and settlement patterns, major changes from previous cultural periods, the nature of the economy and subsistence, artifacts, the general health and characteristics of the people, and regional cultural differences. The authors draw from a wealth of unpublished material and offer the detailed insights and perspectives of specialists who have focused much of their professional careers on the scientific investigation of Kentucky's prehistory. The book's many graphic elements - maps, artifact drawings, photographs, and village plans - combined with a straightforward and readable text, provide a format that will appeal to the general reader as well as to students and specialists in other fields who wish to learn more about Kentucky's archaeology.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780813119076
  • ISBN-10: 0813119073
  • Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
  • Publish Date: May 1996
  • Dimensions: 10.32 x 7.34 x 1.08 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.98 pounds
  • Page Count: 312

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