A Companion to Colonial America (Blackwell Companions to by Daniel Vickers

By Daniel Vickers

A better half to Colonial the United States involves twenty-three unique essays by means of specialist historians at the key matters and themes in American colonial background. every one essay surveys the scholarship and triumphing interpretations in those key parts, discussing the differing arguments and assessing their advantages. insurance contains politics, faith, migration, gender, ecology, and so forth.

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In Barbara A. , Wet Site Archaeology (Caldwell, New Jersey: Telford Press, 1988), pp. 263–89. Dunbar, James S. and Webb, S. ” In Anderson and Sassaman (1996), pp. 331–53. ” In David H. , Columbian Consequences, vol. 2, Archaeological and Historical Perspectives on the Spanish Borderlands East (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990), pp. 211–22. ” Annual Review of Anthropology 16 (1987), pp. 279–308. : Chiefdoms: Power, Economy, and Ideology (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1991).

Thus, powerful groups such as the Five Nation Iroquois and the Susquehannocks may appear to have maintained large populations, even in the face of severe epidemics. When research is conducted on a regional scale, it becomes apparent that the Ohio Valley and much of the central Great Lakes area were being depopulated while Iroquoian groups were maintaining their size. Population loss from disease may be more significant than was readily apparent. More research is needed in this area. Many other areas of aboriginal culture changed as a result of contact.

363–404. ” In W. Green, J. B. Stoltman, and A. B. Wisconsin Archaeologist 67 3–4, 1986), pp. 207– 38. Thomas, Cyrus: Report of the Mound Explorations of the Bureau of Ethnology (Washington, DC: Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Report 12, 1894). : Natives and Newcomers: Canada’s “Heroic Age” Reconsidered (Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1985). Walthall, John A. ” Plains Anthropologist 43 (1998), pp. 257–73. Willey, Gordon R. and Jeremy A. Sabloff: A History of American Archaeology (London: Thames and Hudson, 1974).

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