8 The human colonization of the Americas: archaeology
Part I: The Peopling of the World during the Pleistocene
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Meltzer, D. J. 2013. 8 The human colonization of the Americas: archaeology. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
The colonization of the Americas from Siberia after 16kya was one of the most remarkable achievements of early modern humanity. This chapter outlines the archaeological evidence for this dramatic founding human migration into two new continents.
- human evolution;
- indigenous peoples;