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The Resource Archaeology of desperation : exploring the Donner Party's Alder Creek camp, edited by Kelly J. Dixon, Julie M. Schablitsky, and Shannon A. Novak

Archaeology of desperation : exploring the Donner Party's Alder Creek camp, edited by Kelly J. Dixon, Julie M. Schablitsky, and Shannon A. Novak

Label
Archaeology of desperation : exploring the Donner Party's Alder Creek camp
Title
Archaeology of desperation
Title remainder
exploring the Donner Party's Alder Creek camp
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kelly J. Dixon, Julie M. Schablitsky, and Shannon A. Novak
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979.4/01
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F868.N5
LC item number
A73 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dixon, Kelly J.
  • Schablitsky, Julie M.
  • Novak, Shannon A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Donner Party
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Archaeology and history
  • Animal remains (Archaeology)
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Cannibalism
  • Alder Creek Site (Calif.)
Label
Archaeology of desperation : exploring the Donner Party's Alder Creek camp, edited by Kelly J. Dixon, Julie M. Schablitsky, and Shannon A. Novak
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Sufferers in the mountains: the Donner Party disaster / Kristin Johnson -- The aftermath of tragedy : the Donner camps in later years / Kristin Johnson -- Historical perspectives on the archaeology of the Donner Party / Donald L. Hardesty -- An archaeology of despair / Kelly J. Dixon -- A family in crisis : archaeology of a survival camp / Julie M. Schablitsky -- What remains : species identification and bone histology / Gwen Robbins and Kelsey Gray, with contributions by Guy L. Tasa, Ryne Danielson, and Matt Irish -- Man and beast : skeletal signatures of a starvation diet / Shannon A. Novak -- The delicate question : cannibalism in prehistoric and historic times / G. Richard Scott and Sean McMurry -- Under watchful eyes : Washoe narratives of the Donner Party / Jo Ann Nevers and Penny Rucks, with contributions by Lana Hicks, Steven James, and Melba Rakow -- All remember the fate of the Donner Party : history and the disaster at cannibal camp / Will Bagley and Kristin Johnson -- Concluding thoughts / Kelly J. Dixon and Julie M. Schablitsky
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 390 p.
Isbn
9780806142104
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011-6019
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm704120570
  • 4501-40960
  • (OCoLC)704120570
Label
Archaeology of desperation : exploring the Donner Party's Alder Creek camp, edited by Kelly J. Dixon, Julie M. Schablitsky, and Shannon A. Novak
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Sufferers in the mountains: the Donner Party disaster / Kristin Johnson -- The aftermath of tragedy : the Donner camps in later years / Kristin Johnson -- Historical perspectives on the archaeology of the Donner Party / Donald L. Hardesty -- An archaeology of despair / Kelly J. Dixon -- A family in crisis : archaeology of a survival camp / Julie M. Schablitsky -- What remains : species identification and bone histology / Gwen Robbins and Kelsey Gray, with contributions by Guy L. Tasa, Ryne Danielson, and Matt Irish -- Man and beast : skeletal signatures of a starvation diet / Shannon A. Novak -- The delicate question : cannibalism in prehistoric and historic times / G. Richard Scott and Sean McMurry -- Under watchful eyes : Washoe narratives of the Donner Party / Jo Ann Nevers and Penny Rucks, with contributions by Lana Hicks, Steven James, and Melba Rakow -- All remember the fate of the Donner Party : history and the disaster at cannibal camp / Will Bagley and Kristin Johnson -- Concluding thoughts / Kelly J. Dixon and Julie M. Schablitsky
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 390 p.
Isbn
9780806142104
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011-6019
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm704120570
  • 4501-40960
  • (OCoLC)704120570

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