UNM Leslie Spier Distinguished Professor, Lawrence G. Straus is the editor of a book just released book, "The Magdalenian Settlement of Europe," co-edited with Thomas Terberger of Universitat Grefswald, Germany and Denise Leesch of Universite de Nauchatel, Switzerland.

The book is the proceedings of a 2011 double symposium at the Bern INQUA Congress on the Magdalenian culture of the late Last Glacial Period and has 27 chapters covering the rich prehistoric tradition from Portugal to Poland from about 20,000 to 13,000 years BP (Before Present).

Media contact: Karen Wentworth (505) 277-5627; email: kwent2@unm.edu