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Science  19 Jun 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5934, pp. 1518
DOI: 10.1126/science.1175691

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First Peoples in a New World Colonizing Ice Age America by David J. Meltzer University of California Press, Berkeley, 2009. 480 pp. $29.95, £20.95. ISBN 9780520250529.


Writing for a broad, nonspecialist audience, Meltzer discusses both what we know about the early history of humans in the Americas and the often controversial research that has led to our current understanding of that topic.