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Author Peacock, Doug.

Title In the shadow of the Sabertooth : a renegade naturalist considers global warming, the first Americans and the terrible beasts of the Pleistocene / Doug Peacock.

Imprint Petrolia, Calif. : CounterPunch, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    363.73874 PEA    Available
Description 219 p. : ill., map ; 19 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references : (p. 207-213 and index).
Contents Repatriation and the greatest adventure -- Sidebar: a note on dating and carbon-14 -- The liar of the short-faced bear : forbidding glaciers, man-eating predators and poisonous plants in ice-age America -- Archaeology and the shape of the journey -- Invisible people: life before the pre-last glacial maximum : Ice-age people in the far North of Siberia and America -- Mingled fates of Homo Sapiens and Ursus Arctos Horribilis : grizzly bears as proxy for early human occupation of the Americas -- Braving the Northwest coast during the time of icebergs : maritime learning and innovation in North America -- Pre-Clovis people : the significance of people in the contiguous American states before Clovis -- Clovis : the great American invention? -- Endgame : late Pleistocene extinction and the sudden sunset of Clovis.
Subject Climatic changes.
Global warming.
Paleontology -- Pleistocene.
ISBN 9781849351409 paperback
1849351406 paperback

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