Thoms, Alston individual record

My research focuses on Western North American hunter-gatherer archaeology and ethnography; land-use intensification; plant-food utilization; cook-stone technology; and collaborative work with American Indians.

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Academic Articles21
  • Thoms, A. V. (2003). Cook Stone Technology in North America: Evolutionary Changes in Domestic Fire Structures during the Holocene. Frere-Sautot, M. C. (Eds.), Le feu domestique et ses structures au néolithique et aux âges des métaux. (pp. 87-96). Editions Mergoil.
  • Thoms, A. V. (1988). A Survey of Predictive Locational Models: Examples from the Late 1970s and Early 1980s. Judge, W. J., & Sebastian, L. (Eds.), Quantifying the Present and Predicting the Past Theory, Method, and Application of Archaeological Predictive Modeling. (pp. 581-645). US Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management.
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  • Thoms, A. V. (1979). Survey Error: A Result of Intensive Archeological Surveys. Mayer-Oakes, W. J., & Portnoy, A. (Eds.), Scholars as Contractors. (pp. 95-105). U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, Interagency Archeological Services Division.
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Texas A&M University; Anthropology; 4352 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4352