Pedro Da-Gloria,Walter A. Neves,Mark Hubbe's Archaeological and Paleontological Research in Lagoa Santa: PDF

By Pedro Da-Gloria,Walter A. Neves,Mark Hubbe

ISBN-10: 3319574655

ISBN-13: 9783319574653

This groundbreaking quantity offers, for the 1st time in English, a wide ancient overview of the researches conducted over one hundred seventy years within the zone of Lagoa Santa, Brazil, some of the most vital archaeological areas within the Americas. From the pioneering paintings of the Danish naturalist Peter Lund within the XIX century to the new learn at the dispersion of early people throughout South the USA, led by means of Walter A. Neves and co-workers, Lagoa Santa has provided amazing findings, the most important collections of early human skeletons within the Americas, and has contributed to the final discussions concerning the cost of the Americas.

This edited quantity goals to fill the shortcoming of courses in English approximately Lagoa Santa and gathers representatives of the entire major Brazilian associations without delay excited by the archaeological and paleontological investigations within the zone, so that it will give you the overseas clinical neighborhood a entire and whole account of the researches that contributed to rewrite the historical past of the peopling of the Americas.

The ebook is equipped in components. the 1st includes chapters describing all of the interventions within the quarter, starting with the pioneering paintings of Peter Lund and culminating with the most recent intervention led by means of Walter A. Neves and his group. the second one a part of the booklet includes experiences of present appropriate examine foci within the zone, reminiscent of migrations, healthiness, mortuary rituals, paleontology, rock paintings and technology.

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