By Jesse David Jennings
Few archaeologists have had as nice an influence on American archaeology as Jesse Jennings. A founding father of nice Basin archaeology, professor of anthropology for greater than 40 years, founder and director of the Utah Museum of traditional background, director of the Glen Canyon salvage
team and such well-known excavations as chance, Hogup, and Cowboy caves, Jesse Jennings is a legend within the archaeological career. Opinionated, rough-edged, direct, and insightful, Jennings takes readers from his early life in New Mexico, Baptist university, via graduate tuition on the college of Chicago within the '30s, early specialist postings within the Southeast, the struggle years, paintings at the plains, Kaminaljuyu in Guatemala, and directly to his long tenure and influential paintings on the college of Utah as archaeologist and mentor. Jennings concludes his memoirs with a glance on the present perform of archaeology.
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