On thin ice: problems with Stanford and Bradley's proposed Solutrean colonisation of North America

@article{OBrien2014OnTI,
  title={On thin ice: problems with Stanford and Bradley's proposed Solutrean colonisation of North America},
  author={Michael J. O’Brien and Matthew T. Boulanger and Mark Collard and Briggs Buchanan and Lia Tarle and Lawrence Guy Straus and Metin I. Eren},
  journal={Antiquity},
  year={2014},
  volume={88},
  pages={606 - 613}
}
Across Atlantic ice: the origin of America's Clovis culture (Stanford & Bradley 2012) is the latest iteration of a controversial proposal that North America was first colonised by people from Europe rather than from East Asia, as most researchers accept. The authors, Dennis Stanford and Bruce Bradley, argue that Solutrean groups from southern France and the Iberian Peninsula used watercraft to make their way across the North Atlantic and into North America during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM… 

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