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ISBN-13: 9781935623014
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 04/16/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 628
Product dimensions: 8.95(w) x 11.41(h) x 1.73(d)

About the Author

Bruce D. Smith is curator and senior archaeologist in the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Indigenous North American Societies and the Environment
2. Plant Use by Arctic and Subarctic Indigenous Peoples
3. Archaeological and Ethnographic Evidence for Indigenous Hunting and Fishing Economies in the North American Arctic and Subarctic
4. Plant Use by Northwest Coast and Plateau Indigenous Peoples
5. Prehistoric Native American Use of Animals on the Northwest Coast and Plateau
6. Archaeological and Ethnographic Evidence for Indigenous Plant Use in California
7. Native Hunting Adaptations in California: Changing Patterns of Resource Use from the Early Holocene to European Contact
8. Subsistence through Time in the Greater Southwest
9. Prehistoric Hunting and Fishing Patterns in the American Southwest
10. Plant Foods and Foodways among the Great Basin's Indigenous Peoples
11. Animal Use in the Great Basin of North America: Ethnographic and Archaeological Evidences
12. Patterns of Plant Use in the Prehistoric Central and Southern Plains
13. Native American Use of Animals on the North American Great Plains
14. The Role of Plants in Southeastern Subsistence Economies
15. Animals in Southeastern Native American Subsistence Economies
17. Animal Use by Holocene Aboriginal Societies of the Northeast
18. Native American Domestication and Husbandry of Plants in Eastern North America
19. The Role of "Tropical" Crops in Early North American Agriculture
20. Tobacco and Smoking in Native North America
21. The Diversity and Origin of American Dogs
22. Domestication of the Turkey in the American Southwest
23. Fusion Gardens: Native North America and the Columbian Exchange
24. Eurasian Domesticated Livestock in Native American Economies
Conclusion: Shaping the Natural World: Patterns of Human Niche Construction by Small-Scale Societies in North America

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