From the Back Cover
Written by accomplished scholar Dean Snow, this new text approaches native North America from the perspective of ecology and cultural evolution. Designed for semester-length courses, with an instructor's guide suggesting edits for ten-week terms and optional enhancements.KEY TOPICS: The narrative includes Mesoamerica, and explicates the links between the part of North America covered by the United States and Canada and the portions covered by Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and the Greater Antilles. Additionally, book is extensively illustrated with the author's own photographs and figures. Early chapters 1-4 cover the whole continent in a topical way to stress the earliest evidence, while later chapters 5-15 cover specific regions of the continent. MARKET: For cross-cultural research and introductory courses in North American Archaeology.