RILEY, Carroll, J. Charles KELLEY, Campbell PENNINGTON, and Robert RANDS ed
Title: Man across the Sea : Problems of Pre-Columbian Contacts. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  University of Texas Press, Austin, 1971, ISBN:0292701179
Seller ID: 102633
RILEY, Carroll L., J. Charles KELLEY, Campbell W. PENNINGTON, and Robert L.RANDS, (eds.). Man across the Sea : Problems of Pre-Columbian Contacts. Ed ited by Carroll L. Riley, J. Charles Kelley, Campbell W. Pennington, and Robert L. Rands. Austin and London: University of Texas Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xvii,(5),-552,(2). Illustrated in black and white.8vo, blue cloth with silver lettered black title block to spine. Contents: Section I: 1. Stephen C. Jett's "Diffusion versus Independent Development: The Bases of Controversy"; 2. Gordon F. Ekholm's "Diffusion and Archaeolog ical Evidence"; 3. David H. Kelley's "Diffusion: Evidence and Process"; 4. Jon Muller's "Style and Culture Contact"; 5. Stephen F. Borhegyi's "Pre-Columbian Contacts: The Dryland Approach: The Impact and Influence of Teotihuacan Culture on the Pre-Columbian Civilizations of Mesoamerica"; 6. Erik K. Reed's commentary on the section. Section II: 7. Edwin Doran Jr.'s "The Sailing Raft as a Great Tradition"; 8. Daniel Randall Beirne's "Cultural Patterning as Revealed by a Study of Pre-Columbian Ax and Adz Hafting in the Oldand New Worlds"; 9. George F. Carter's "Pre-Columbian Chickens in America" ; 10. John L. Sorenson's "The Significance of an Apparent Relationship between the Ancient Near East and Mesoamerica"; 11. Herbert C. Taylor's "Vinland and the Way Thither"; 12. B.C. Hedrick's "Quetzalcoatl: European or Indigene?"; 13. Robert A. Kennedy's "A Transatlantic Stimulus Hypothesis for Mesoamerica and the Caribbean, circa 3500 to 2000 BC"; 14. Alice B. Kehoe's "Small Boats upon the North Atlantic"; 15. Clinton R. Edwards's commentary onthe section. Section III: 16. Jonathan D. Sauer's "A Reevaluation of the C oconut as an Indicator of Human Dispersal"; 17. Thomas W. Whitaker's "Endemism and Pre-Columbian Migration of the Bottle Gourd, Lagenaria siceraria (Mol.) Standl."; 18. Douglas E. Yen's "Construction of the Hypothesis for Distribution of the Sweet Potato"; 19. Donald D. Brand's "The Sweet Potato: AnExercise in Methodology"; 20. Hugh C. Cutler and Leonard W. Blake's "Trave ls of Corn and Squash"; 21. M.D.W. Jeffreys's "Pre-Columbian Maize in Asia"; 22. S.G. Stephens's "Some Problems of Interpreting Transoceanic Disperal of the New World Cottons"; 23. Lawrence Kaplan's "Phaseolus: Diffusion and Centers of Origin"; 24. Herbert G. Baker's commentary on the section. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00