By William Trotter
In 1939, tiny Finland waged war-the type of battle that spawns legends-against the effective Soviet Union, and but their epic fight has been principally overlooked. Guerrillas on skis, heroic single-handed assaults on tanks, unfathomable patience, and the charismatic management of 1 of this century's real military
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North Coast Ranges group locations. Groups represented in the Jorgensen (1980) sample are labeled in larger, bold font than groups not represented. 6. Sacramento Valley group locations. Groups represented in the Jorgensen (1980) sample are labeled in larger, bold font than groups not represented. The heavy line indicates the boundary of what is traditionally considered Sacramento Valley on cultural grounds and what is meant when referring to the Sacramento Valley and Sacramento Valley groups in the text.
A system may linger on a local adaptive peak for a good deal of time, experimenting with suboptimal innovations and retreating backward, in momentary equilibrium, until the right combination of traits and behaviors comes along, moving it to the foot of an adjacent but higher adaptive peak, where it will again linger. In such an adaptive landscape, with most systems in momentary equilibrium, the large-scale pattern of evolutionary change may not be directional but it will be progressive, moving from peak to successively higher peak.
D. 1250 and 1750 Numic populations do not spread into California, however, because essentially the same kind of intensive hunting and gathering was evolving at roughly the same time there, attended by a quite similar trajectory of population growth. 1. Population trajectories for Owens Valley, the whole of the Great Basin, and the Central (Sacramento and San Joaquin) Valley, California, expressed as a fraction of the maximum observed for any interval, which in all cases is the last interval, approximating ethnographic levels.