California Maritime Archaeology: A San Clemente Island by Raab,Cassidy,Brian Fagan

By Raab,Cassidy,Brian Fagan

San Clemente Island is a microcosm of California coastal archaeology from prehistoric via old times—not in simple terms as a result extensiveness of its archaeological is still yet simply because these is still were so good preserved. In California Maritime Archaeology, the authors use the island as a platform to discover facts of early seafaring, colonization, paleoenvironmental swap, and cultural interplay alongside the California coast. They make a powerful case that San Clemente island will be obvious as a type of "California archaeological Galapagos," supplying a rare number of old existence in addition to fabulous information regarding prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the northern Pacific. The authors' twenty years of analysis have led to this wealthy cultural historical past that defies common assumptions approximately California's historical maritime history.

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