American Megafaunal Extinctions at the End of the Pleistocene

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8792-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-8793-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

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    Pages 1-20

    Introduction to the Volume

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    Pages 21-37

    Sudden Deaths: The Chronology of Terminal Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinction

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    Pages 39-53

    Estimates of Clovis-Era Megafaunal Populations and Their Extinction Risks

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    Pages 55-75

    Paleobiology and Extinction of Proboscideans in the Great Lakes Region of North America

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    Pages 77-105

    Human Prey Choice in the Late Pleistocene and Its Relation to Megafaunal Extinctions

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    Pages 107-123

    Ancient DNA and the Genetic Consequences of Late Pleistocene Extinctions

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    Pages 125-144

    Did Humans Cause the Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Mammalian Extinctions in South America in a Context of Shrinking Open Areas?

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    Pages 145-168

    The Elusive Evidence: The Archeological Record of the South American Extinct Megafauna

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    Pages 169-193

    Insulae infortunatae: Establishing a Chronology for Late Quaternary Mammal Extinctions in the West Indies

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    Pages 195-197

    Afterword, and Thoughts About the Future Literature

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 199-201