By Jon Erlandson
In keeping with unique excavation info, the writer reconstructs the paleography of the Santa Barbara coast ca. 8500 years in the past, makes comparisons to different early California websites, and applies his findings to present theories of hunter-gatherers and coastal environments. With an emphasis on paleographic reconstructions, website formation procedures, chronological stories, and built-in faunal analyses, the paintings could be of curiosity to a variety of students operating in shell middens, hunter-gatherer ecology, geoarchaeology, and coatal or aquatic diversifications.
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