Florida's First People

Florida’s First People – 12,000 Years of Human History, Revised Edition

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  • Pages: 262

  • Dimensions: 8 ½ x 11|8 ½ x 11

  • Format:  Paperback
    ISBN: 9781561646289

    29.95
  • Format:  eBook
    ISBN: 9781561647545

    12.99
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This comprehensive look at the first humans in Florida combines contemporary archaeology, the writings of early European explorers, and experiments to present a vivid history of the state’s original inhabitants. Includes a photographic atlas of projectile points and pottery types as well as typical plant and animal remains uncovered at Florida archaeological sites. The author replicated many primitive technologies during the writing of this book. He fashioned a prehistoric tool kit from stone, wood, bone, and shell, then used the implements to carve wood, twist palm fiber into twine and rope, make and decorate pottery, and weave fabric. The book shows detailed photos of these processes. 16- page color insert, 360 b&w photos, 159 line drawingsThis comprehensive look at the first humans in Florida combines contemporary archaeology, the writings of early European explorers, and experiments to present a vivid history of the state’s original inhabitants. Includes a photographic atlas of projectile points and pottery types as well as typical plant and animal remains uncovered at Florida archaeological sites. The author replicated many primitive technologies during the writing of this book. He fashioned a prehistoric tool kit from stone, wood, bone, and shell, then used the implements to carve wood, twist palm fiber into twine and rope, make and decorate pottery, and weave fabric. The book shows detailed photos of these processes. 16- page color insert, 360 b&w photos, 159 line drawingsarchitecture|Florida|Florida History|History|native americans