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Handbook of aboriginal American antiquities.

Author: William Henry Holmes
Publisher: Washington : G.P.O., 1919.
Series: Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology), 60.; House document (United States. Congress. House), 64th Congress, no. 852.
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Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933.
Handbook of aboriginal American antiquities.
Washington, Govt. print. off., 1919-
(OCoLC)559265409
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Holmes
OCLC Number: 424415
Notes: "Part I". No more published.
Also issued as House document 852, 64th Congress, 1st session.
Description: xvii, 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Introductory. The lithic industries / by W.H. Holmes. The place of archeology in human history --
Resources and agencies of archeologic science --
Progress of archeologic research --
Problems of race and culture origins --
Problems of intercontinental communication --
Problems of migration --
Problems of culture development and mutation --
Problems of chronology --
Culture characterization areas --
Classification of antiquities --
Acquirement and utilization of materials --
Acquirement of minerals --
Quartzite bowlder quarries, District of Columbia --
Flint Ridge and Warsaw quarries, Ohio --
Flint quarries : West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana --
Mill Creek quarries, Illinois --
Flint quarries near Crescent, Mo. --
Novaculite quarries, Arkansas --
Chert quarries of the Great Plains --
Quartzite quarries, Wyoming --
Obsidian mines --
Steatite quarries --
Mica mines --
The red pipestone quarry --
Hematite ore and paint mine, Missouri --
Turquoise mines --
Quarries of building stone --
The stone-shaping arts --
Fracture processes --
Pressure fracture processes --
Crumbling processes --
Abrading processes --
Incising processes --
Piercing processes --
Fire fracture processes --
Cushing's account of shaping processes.
Series Title: Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology), 60.; House document (United States. Congress. House), 64th Congress, no. 852.

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