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The archaeology of human-environmental dynamics on the North American Atlantic coast

Author: Leslie A Reeder-Myers; John A Turck; Torben C Rick; Victor D Thompson
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2019]
Series: Society and ecology in island and coastal archaeology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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« This edited volume brings together leading scholars focused on the Native American peoples who called the Atlantic coast home for thousands of years. Each chapter will address an individual region of the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from the Canadian Maritime Provinces to the Florida Keys. »--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Reeder-Myers; John A Turck; Torben C Rick; Victor D Thompson
ISBN: 9780813066134 0813066131
OCLC Number: 1154535908
Description: xiii, 290 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 25 cm.
Contents: Conceptualizing the archaeology of North America's Atlantic seacoast and estuaries / Torben Rick, John A. Turck, and Leslie Reeder-Myers --
Sea ice, seals, and settlement: on climate and culture in Newfoundland and Labrador / Christopher B. Wolff and Donald H. Holly, Jr --
Coastal adaptations to the northern Gulf of Maine and Southern Scotian Shelf / Matthew W. Betts, David W. Black, Brian Robinson, and Arthur Spiess --
Maritime cultural landscapes in the New York Bight / Daria Merwin --
Sea level rise and sustainability in Chesapeake Bay coastal archaeology / Leslie Reeder-Myers and Torben Rick --
Coastal adaptations in North and South Carolina / Carolyn D. Dillia --
Human-environmental dynamics of the Georgia coast / John A. Turck and Victor D. Thompson --
Gathering for nine millennia along the Atlantic coast and St. Johns River of Northeast Florida / Asa R. Randall --
Island chain coastlines: a history of human adaptation in the Florida Keys / Traci Ardren, Scott Fitzpatrick, and Victor D. Thompson --
Making the Atlantic coast a smaller place and a stepping stone to larger issues / Thomas J. Pluckhahn.
Series Title: Society and ecology in island and coastal archaeology
Responsibility: edited by Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick ; foreword by Victor D. Thompson.

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Using archaeology as a tool for understanding long-term ecological and climatic change, this volume synthesizes current knowledge about the ways Native Americans interacted with their environments  Read more...

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