David Hurst Thomas: A Retrospective
Author(s): Robert Kelly
This contribution opens the Fryxell session by providing an overview of the career of David Hurst Thomas. Thomas’ career spans some 50 years and includes contributions to Great Basin, Southeastern and Southwestern archaeology, from the paleoindian to the historic periods. He has produced widely-used textbooks; the first textbook in statistics for anthropologists; and other popular words. Significantly, he served as a founding board member of the National Museum of the American Indian. Throughout his career, his work has been both interdisciplinary and cutting edge, and his career shows no signs of slowing down.
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David Hurst Thomas: A Retrospective. Robert Kelly. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 395559)
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