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In the wake of the Jomon : stone age mariners and a voyage across the Pacific

Author: Jonathan Turk
Publisher: Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1996, anthropologists were stunned by an extraordinary discovery near Kennewick, Washington. Skeletal remains found along the muddy banks of the Columbia River - and radio-carbon dated to between 9,300 and 9,600 years ago - were highly similar to those of the ancient Jomon people of northern Japan. Not only did this finding challenge conventional wisdom about the first Americans, it also raised a seemingly
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Named Person: Jonathan Turk; Jonathan Turk; Jonathan Turk
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Turk
ISBN: 0071449027 9780071449021 007147465X 9780071474658
OCLC Number: 57594252
Description: xvi, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Kennewick Man --
Passage to Petropavlovsk --
Interlude --
To Cape Rubicon --
A Candle for Evdocia.
Responsibility: Jon Turk.
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In 1996, a 9,500-year-old skeleton unearthed beside the Columbia River galvanized anthropologists with the possibility that prehistoric humans reached North America from northern Japan by crossing  Read more...

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