Macro-regional cultural development of the Interior Columbia Plateau
Author(s): Carol Schultze, PhD
Despite a wealth of data and continued opportunities for data collection, the prehistory of the Interior Columbia Plateau of the Northwestern United States continues to be organized and discussed on the basis of a handful of local regional chronologies. Many of those popularly in use were created decades ago and (in spite of a few notable exceptions) there remains a need for the archaeological community to generate a more synthetic chronology. This paper tests the premise that cultural evolutionary and political economy frameworks can be used to organize these regional chronologies into an overarching model for human culture history across the Plateau.
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Macro-regional cultural development of the Interior Columbia Plateau. Carol Schultze, PhD. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 398164)
min long: -122.168; min lat: 42.131 ; max long: -113.028; max lat: 49.383 ;