By Ephraim G. Squier,Edwin H. Davis,David J. Meltzer
Long out of print, this a hundred and fiftieth anniversary variation comprises David J. Meltzer's vigorous advent, which describes the controversies surrounding the book’s unique ebook, from a sour, decades-long feud among Squier and Davis to common debates in regards to the hyperlinks among race, faith, and human origins. entire with a brand new index and bibliography, and illustrated with the unique maps, plates, and engravings, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley presents a brand new iteration with a first-hand view of this pioneer period in American archaeology.
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