Spirits of the Earth: A Study of Earthen Art in North American Deserts (Vol I - North Desert) 1987 Jay von Werlhof - Archeology Anthropology

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Title: Spirits of the Earth: A Study of Earthen Art in the North American Deserts (Volume I: The North Desert)

Author: Jay von Werlhof

Description: Wraps. Covers show some light soiling; the front cover has an inch of shallow (1-2 mm.) material-loss along its top edge. Some light pencil marginalia. Illustrations. Bibliography and references. Index. vi, 303 pp. 11 x 8.5 inches.

Study of the Native American earthern art (rock alignments and geoglyphs) found in Inyo County, California, and Nye County, Nevada. It covers sites in the Panamint Valley, Death Valley, Eureka Valley, Wildrose East, and Greenwater Valley. Jay von Werlhof (1923-2009) was a professor of archeology, history and Indian studies. He conducted archaeological research in all 58 counties of California and was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Mark R. Harrington Awards from the Society for California Archaeology.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good-

Publisher: IVC [Imperial Valley College] Museum Society
Place: El Centro, California
Year: 1987

Language: English

ISBN: 0942577000

Keywords: geoglyphs, archeology, Inyo County, California, Nye County, Nevada, Native Americans, anthropology, shamanic, Panamint Valley, Death Valley, Eureka Valley, Wildrose East, Greenwater Valley, California deserts,

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