Experimental Archaeology

A Science for Studying Native American Prehistoric Technology

by Wm Jack Hranicky



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 29/12/2006

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 400
ISBN : 9781425965785

About the Book

This book contains a practical guide for experimental archaeology in American prehistoric archaeology. From flintknapping to clothing to shelters, every aspect of primitive living is discussed, illustrated, and has actual examples which the reader can use. Toolmaking is presented as a basic focus of primitive living from which, archaeologically speaking, civilizations arose in humanity.

About the Author

The author has over 40 years of experience in American prehistoric archaeology. He has authored hundreds of paper and published over 20 books. He is a charter memner of the Registry of American Archaeologists, past president of the Eastern States Archeological Federation and the Archeological Society of Virginia. He is Director of the Virginia Rockart Survey and the McCary Fluted Point Survey of Virginia. His main interest and research is on the Before Clovis era in the Americas.