The Great Journey: The Peopling of Ancient America
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The Great Journey: The Peopling of Ancient America

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"Most of us are acquainted with the European discovery of America, but how and when did American Indians occupy the continent? That's the fascinating puzzle Fagan discusses here--and he reveals himself as a meticulous, skeptical researcher. . . . The upshot is an informative, balanced, and often exciting account."--Kirkus

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Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 30th 2004 by University Press of Florida (first published January 1st 1987)
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Fagan explores the various theories of how the first immigrants got to the Americas. He does a good job of comparison.
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Informative... thanks anthro :(
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Brian Murray Fagan is an author of popular archaeology books and emeritus professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Prof. Fagan is an archaeological generalist, with expertise in the broad issues of human prehistory. He is the author or editor of 46 books, including seven widely used undergraduate college texts.

Additional information at Wikipedia.
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