Light from Ancient Campfires: Archaeological Evidence for Native Lifeways on the Northern Plains

January 1, 2011|
Light from Ancient Campfires: Archaeological Evidence for Native Lifeways on the Northern Plains by Trevor R. Peck
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Light from Ancient Campfires is the first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive prehistoric archaeological record of the Alberta Plains First Nations. In this monumental examination of the region’s earliest inhabitants, author Trevor Peck reviews the many changes of interpretation that have occurred in relevant literature published during the last two decades.

Beginning with the earliest archaeological evidence for people in Alberta, Light from Ancient Campfires chronologically covers each sequence, moving forward in time toward the present. Throughout his research, Peck asks the following questions: What defines the cultural entity? How has our notion of it changed with increased information? What is the current state of thought concerning this issue? Light from Ancient Campfires provides a new definition for each archaeological phase, setting previous literature in a new light.

Trevor R. Peck is the plains archaeologist at the Archaeological Survey with the Alberta government. He received his MA from the University of Alberta and his PhD from the University of Calgary. The author of numerous articles and monographs, Dr. Peck’s research interests include the prehistory of the northern plains, public archaeolog...
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Title:Light from Ancient Campfires: Archaeological Evidence for Native Lifeways on the Northern PlainsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 10.5 X 6.9 X 1.5 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 10.5 X 6.9 X 1.5 inPublished:January 1, 2011Publisher:Athabasca University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897425961

ISBN - 13:9781897425961

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