Connecticut's Indigenous Peoples: What Archaeology, History, and Oral Traditions Teach Us About Their Communities and Cultures

Connecticut's Indigenous Peoples: What Archaeology, History, and Oral Traditions Teach Us About Their Communities and Cultures

ISBN-10:
0300186649
ISBN-13:
9780300186642
Pub. Date:
06/18/2013
Publisher:
Yale University Press
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Connecticut's Indigenous Peoples: What Archaeology, History, and Oral Traditions Teach Us About Their Communities and Cultures

A groundbreaking volume on the rich 13,000-plus-year history and culture of Connecticut’s indigenous peoples

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300186642
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 06/18/2013
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 1,090,346
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Faith Damon Davison ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction: Archaeology in Connecticut 1

1 Connecticut's Earliest Settlers: The Paleo-Indian Period 35

2 Coping with New Environments: The Early Archaic Period 57

3 Surviving in Hot, Dry Homelands: The Middle Archaic Period 72

4 The Hunter-Gatherer Florescence: The Late Archaic Period 85

5 Environmental Stress and Elaborate Ritual: The Terminal Archaic Period 121

6 Closure, Continuity, and the Seeds of Change: The Early Woodland Period 143

7 Prosperity and Population Growth: The Middle Woodland Period 167

8 Ecological Abundance and Tribal Homelands: The Late Woodland Period 192

9 Beaver Skins for Iron Axes: The Final Woodland Period 270

10 Surviving European-American Colonialism: A.D. 1633 into the Twenty-first Century 318

Notes 365

References 401

Figure Credits 449

Index 459

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