Ancient American Indians

Ancient American Indians provides a fascinating historic and photographic overview of all the major United States American Indian archaeological sites. In Part 1, each site is described in detail, and travel directions are included for those who might wish to visit them. The Cheesmans spent years visiting museums and archaeological sites in North, Central and South America, and comparative photographs show that some of the American civilizations had strong influences from Palestine and surrounding areas. Part 2 is a photo-documentary that compares over a hundred American artifacts with similar artifacts from the Middle East. Shown side by side, the photos and accompanying information clearly demonstrate the strong cultural links some ancient Indian cultures share with Middle East origins and cultures.Prepared in a scholarly but highly readable style, this unique book will be enjoyed by all who are interested in Indians, archaeology and ancient American origins.

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    by Paul R. Cheesman and Millie F. Cheesman

    Ancient American Indians provides a fascinating historic and photographic overview of all the major United States American Indian archaeological sites. In Part 1, each site is described in detail, and travel directions are included for those who might wish to visit them. The Cheesmans spent years visiting museums and archaeological sites in North, Central and South America, and comparative photographs show that some of the American civilizations had strong influences from Palestine and surrounding areas. Part 2 is a photo-documentary that compares over a hundred American artifacts with similar artifacts from the Middle East. Shown side by side, the photos and accompanying information clearly demonstrate the strong cultural links some ancient Indian cultures share with Middle East origins and cultures.Prepared in a scholarly but highly readable style, this unique book will be enjoyed by all who are interested in Indians, archaeology and ancient American origins.

    Chapters include:

    Part One

    1. Ancient North American Cultures

    Part Two

    1. The Origins of the American Indian
    2. Cultural Parallels Between the Old and the New World
    3. List of Cultural Similarities
    4. Conclusion

    6” x 9” paperback

    272 pages