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Survival by Hunting: Prehistoric Human Predators and Animal Prey

George Frison


The North American Great Plains and Rocky Mountains have yielded many artifacts and other clues about the prehistoric people who once lived there, but little is understood about the hunting practices that ensured their survival for thousands of years. This book brings a lifetime of experience from the author as a hunter, rancher, and guide to bear on excavation data from the region relating to hunting, illuminating prehistoric hunting practices in entirely new ways. Sharing intimate knowledge of animal habitats and behavior and familiarity with hunting strategies and techniques, this book argu ... More

Keywords: North American Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, animal habitats, animal behavior, hunting, hunting strategies, hunting techniques

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780520231900
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520231900.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

George Frison, author