The Atlatl Assessed: A Review of Recent Anthropological Approaches to Prehistoric North American Weaponry
Author(s): Bruce D Dickson
J. Whittaker: [Thorough review, good references, some mistakes.] Seems to accept theory of lengthened contact with spear rather than lever or spring. Most experiments show weights are no help. Atlatl survived for advantages in aquatic hunting and warfare.
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The Atlatl Assessed: A Review of Recent Anthropological Approaches to Prehistoric North American Weaponry. Bruce D Dickson. Bulletin of the Texas Archaeological Society. 56: 1-36. 1985 ( tDAR id: 423355)
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min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;
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ExArc Id(s): 10166
Rights & Attribution: The information in this record was originally compiled by Dr. Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director.