Book Announcement: Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America (paperback)

Paperback edition of Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Paperback, pp197, £34.99 / $58.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the paperback release of Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America by Robert D. Morritt.

This volume is a study of the migration of cultures from Asia to North America from the earliest period of recorded history. Evidence is presented of a connection between the North American Athabaskan language family and Siberia, together with comparisons and examinations of the implications of linguistics from anthropological, archaeological and folklore perspectives. An exploration of the origins of the earliest people in the Americas, this book covers topics including Siberian, Dene and Navajo Creation myths; linguistic comparisons between Siberian Ket Navajo and Western Apache; and comparisons between indigenous groups that appear to share the same origin.

To read a full summary of the book and to read a 30-page sample extract, which includes the table of contents, please visit the following link:

Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America can be purchased directly from Cambridge Scholars, through Amazon and other online retailers, or through our global network of distributors. Our partners include Bertram, Gardners, Baker & Taylor, Ingram, YBP, Inspirees and MHM Limited. An e-book version will be available for purchase through the Google Play store in due course.

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About the Author

Robert Morritt is a historian, musicologist and author. As a younger student, he wrote for a local newspaper on archaeological excavations at Dinas Powys in South Wales. He studied Prehistory and Early Agriculture at The University of Manchester in the UK. Robert Morritt is author of the serialized (in the USA) article “Carson J. Robison,” (New Amberola Graphic, 1979; serialized 1979–1984) and of numerous discographies (cited in the Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound, Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, 2004). His books include The Quest: John Morritt, His Travels to Troy, 1794–1796, and his paleographical works, Stones that Speak, Fragments of Yesteryear (about early Appalachian music and recordings) and Echoes from the Greek Bronze Age. Forthcoming are Rockin’ in the Desert and Carson J. Robison: Biography and Discography.

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