Time, Trees, and Prehistory: Tree-Ring Dating and the Development of North American Archaeology, 1914-1950

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Dendrochronology, the science of assigning precise calendar dates to annual growth rings in trees, provided accurate dates at a time when North American archaeologists had no absolute dating techniques available to guide their analyses. Time, Trees, and Prehistory examines the growth, development, application, and interpretive implications of North American archaeological tree-ring dating from 1914 to 1950. The development of dendrochronology forced archaeologists to radically revise their understanding of the prehistoric ...

Time, Trees, and Prehistory: Tree-Ring Dating and the Development of North American Archaeology, 1914-1950 1999, University of Utah Press

ISBN-13: 9780874805895

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