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An archaeology of abundance : reevaluating the marginality of California's islands

Author: Kristina Gill; Mikael Fauvelle; Jon Erlandson; Victor D Thompson
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2019]
Series: Society and ecology in island and coastal archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This volume focuses on the archaeology and historical ecology of a series of islands located off the Pacific Coast of Alta and Baja California, from the Channel Islands to Cedros Island.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristina Gill; Mikael Fauvelle; Jon Erlandson; Victor D Thompson
ISBN: 9780813056166 0813056160
OCLC Number: 1033546700
Description: xvii, 307 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Responding to stress or coping with abundance? Re-examining the marginality of the California islands for maritime hunter-gatherers / Jon M. Erlandson, Kristina M. Gill, and Mikael Fauvelle --
Historical degradation and ecological recovery: evaluating the marginality of California island ecosystems / Todd J. Braje, Jon M. Erlandson, Kristina M. Gill, Torben C. Rick, Linda Bentz, and Paul Collins --
Paleocoastal landscapes, marginality, and early human settlement of the California islands / Amy E. Gusick and Jon M. Erlandson --
Where carbohydrates were key: reassessing the marginality of terrestrial plant resources on California's islands / Kristina M. Gill, Jon M. Erlandson, Ken Niessen, Kristin Hoppa, and Dustin Merrick --
The potential use of seaweeds and marine plants by native peoples of Alta and Baja California: implications for "marginal" island ecosystems / Amira F. Ainis, Jon M. Erlandson, Kristina M. Gill, Michael H. Graham, and Ren¿ L. Vellanoweth --
Mineral resources on the islands of Alta and Baja California: evaluating the marginality of islands through space and time / Jon M. Erlandson, Kristina M. Gill, Jennifer E. Perry, Ren¿ L. Vellanoweth, and Andrew Yatsko --
Marginality, material conveyance and trade on the California islands / Mikael Fauvelle and Jennifer E. Perry --
Differences in human population density between the California islands and the coastal mainland / Michael A. Glassow and John R. Johnson --
Why translocate? Evaluating the evidence and reasons for ancient human introductions of wildlife to California's islands / Torben C. Rick, Courtney A. Hofman, and Leslie A. Reeder-Myers --
Archaeology, historical ecology, and marginality: global implications of the California islands for island settlement and sustainability / Scott M. Fitzpatrick and Jon M. Erlandson.
Series Title: Society and ecology in island and coastal archaeology.
Responsibility: edited by Kristina M. Gill, Mikael Fauvelle, and Jon M. Erlandson ; foreword by Victor D. Thompson.

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The Alta and Baja California islands changed dramatically in the centuries after Spanish colonists arrived. Modern scientists have assumed the islands were sparse before European contact, but this  Read more...

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