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Frontier Stories: Reading and Writing Plains Archaeology

@article{Herr2003FrontierSR,
  title={Frontier Stories: Reading and Writing Plains Archaeology},
  author={Melody Herr},
  journal={American Studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={44},
  pages={77-98}
}
  • Melody Herr
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • History
  • American Studies
Today W. Duncan Strong (1899-1962) has been all but forgotten in the history of American archaeology. He made no front-page discoveries or theoretical breakthroughs; his single claim to fame was his contribution to Great Plains archaeology. This work, carried out in the early 1930s at the beginning of his career during the otherwise unremarkable Nebraska State Archaeological Survey, merits a place in the discipline's history merely because his were the first substantial publications on this… 

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