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Journal of Archaeology, History, and Exploration Volume 3, no.2: 2002 New World Explorers, Part 3:

Ancient Peopling of the Americas

Recent Finds:

New genetic model for human evolution

· Stone Tools in north China over 1 million years old

· Primate Communication

· Hoax in Japan

· City of Inca Mummies near Lima

· Cosmetics of ancient Egypt
· Rebuilding the Buddhas of Bamiyan

Spanish Caravel may be from Columbus' 4th Voyage

Museum Reviews:
·  The Asia Society: Monks and Merchants: Silk Road Treasures from Northwest China, 4th-7th c. AD- reviewed by Michele A. Miller

·  The Brooklyn Museum: Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum   - reviewed by Michele A. Miller

· Metropolitan Museum of Art: Glass of the Sultans. - reviewed by Michele A. Miller

· Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Treaury of the World": Jeweled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals- reviewed by Michele A. Miller



Archaeology on the Internet:
·  Links on the Peopling of the Americas


Feature Articles:  

· How and When did People First Come to North America?
  by E. James Dixon (University of Colorado at Boulder)

· The Early Post-glacial History of the Northern Northwest Coast: A view from Haida Gwaii and Hecate Strait   by Daryl Fedje (Parks Canada)

· The Gault Site, Texas, and Clovis Research
by Michael Collins (University of Texas at Austin)

· Pedra Furada, Brazil: Paleoindians, Paintings, and Paradoxes: an interview with Niède Guidon, Anne-Marie Pessis, Fabio Parenti, Claude Guérin, Evelyne Peyre, and Guaciara M. dos Santos (FUMDHAM)

· Background for the Peopling of the New World:
 Old World Roots for New World Branches by C. Loring Brace (University of Michigan)

· A Molecular Perspective on the Peopling of the Americas by Theodore G. Schurr (University of Pennsylvania)

· Returning to the Circle: The Long Journey of American Indian Tribes to a Renewal of Sovereignty (with full text and footnotes)
  by Stephen Sachs (University of Indiana/Purdue)


· Maine's Popham Colony  by William H. Tabor

· The East Coast Voyages of Giovanni Verrazano (AD 1524)

· The Eastern Abenaki at the Contact Period (AD 1500-1625)


Book Reviews:

· Bones, Boats, and Bison by E. James Dixon; reviewed by Ruth Gruhn

· Ancient Encounters: Kennewick Man and the First Americans by James C, Chatters; reviewed by Amy E. Cushing


[All articles listed above are contained, in their complete form,  in the printed issue.]  
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