Danger Cave- University of Utah Department of Anthropology Anthropological Papers Number 27, October, 1957

Jennings, Jesse D.; Robert Anderson

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Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Date Published: 1970
Edition: Reprint
Binding: Paperback
Book Id: 25836


328pp. Quarto [28 cm] Light brown and black printed wraps. Very good. The covers are very lightly creased. There are numerous small, barely perceptible moisture stains on the front wrap. Internally clean and bright.


Jennings first explored Danger Cave (two miles east of Wendover, Utah) in 1849 and over the next few years directed several excavations of the cave. This groundbreaking work suggests that there was an ancient civilization dating back thousands of years that flourished in the arid western steppes of the United States. When first published this monograph aroused both criticism and support. Over time Jennings research on Danger Cave has gained widespread acceptance, and today is seen as a hallmark on the subject.