Digging Up America Author:Frank C. Hibben The muck pits near Chinitna Bay, Alaska, a long lost 25,000-year-old cave near Albuquerque, a ranch in Colorado, an arroyo near Folsom, New Mexico, the mysterious mounds in the Eastern, Central, and Southern states - these and many other discoveries and diggings provide the evidence of North America's prehistory. — Dr. Hibben tells how the eviden... more »ce was pieced together; how modern science measures the antiquity of an unearthed object. He tells the story of the Eskimo, the Aztec, the Inca, the Mound Indians, the earliest hunters, who some 25,000 years ago wandered from Asia across the Bering Strait - to fan out, down, and across the continent.
The story of our unwritten history is one of the great stories of tur continent. Here it is told with skill, with a sense of the dramatic, and with authority.
Frank C. Hibben, Professor and Curator in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico, is the author of The Lost Americans and Hunting in Africa, among other books.« less