America Before the European Invasions
Longman, 2002 - 259 من الصفحات
Beginning with the immigrants from Asia, through inventions of agriculture, cities and kingdoms, American First Nations are integral to the history of the United States. They explored the continent, pioneered its waterways and mountain passes, cleared forests, irrigated deserts, and ranched its great plains.
Invading Europeans justifies their conquests by denying the evidence of American Indian civilisations. Using her familiarity with the archaeological remains and remnants, Alice Kehoe builds a fascinating prehistory, highlighting the research puzzles along the way.
This book presents an enthralling look at the depth and diversity of American history - before the Europeans and the deadly epidemics they brought with them decimated whole nations.
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... populations , confirming the Arctic Mongoloid ancestry of the northwestern ( Aleut , Inuit and Alaskan Indian ) ... population histories . Linguists agree that the indigenous languages of the Americas are substantially distinct from ...
... Population seems to have increased consider- ably during the Middle Woodland - is that because people immi- grated into the region ; or because agriculture fueled population growth ; or both , immigrants moving in alongside natives ...
... Population size The overall population of America at 1492 has been variously estimated by adding up reports on village or tribal populations by early visitors . This yielded estimates of one or two million altogether . Then , in the ...
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