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Origins of Plant Exploitation in Near Oceania: A Review

Robin Allaby

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews the developing evidence from archaeobotany (including the molecular evidence) on the history of plant exploitation in Near Oceania. The old notion that most domesticated crops ... More


Social Dimensions of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Slaves' Uses of Plants at Poplar Forest

Jessica Bowes and Heather Trigg

in Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Food, like material goods, is charged with meaning. Food in plantation contexts represents the decision-making processes of two parties-the planter who provisioned it and the enslaved people who ... More


Palaeoecological Insights into Agri-Horti-Cultural and Pastoral Practices Before, During and After the Sasanian Empire

Lyudmila Shumilovskikh, Morteza Djamali, Valérie Andrieu-Ponel, Philippe Ponel, Jacques-Louis de Beaulieu, Abdolmajid Naderi-Beni, and Eberhard W. Sauer

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Pollen data obtained from radiocarbon-dated sediments of several peat bogs and lakes located in different parts of Iran and surrounding areas have recently provided invaluable new information on ... More


Preliminary Investigations in Macro- and Microbotany at Motul de San José

Andrew R. Wyatt, David M. Jarzen, Lizzy Hare, and Kitty F. Emery

in Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The recovery of botanical remains from archaeological deposits in the Maya area is problematic for reasons of excavation strategy, recovery method, and preservation of the remains. The Motul de San ... More


Consuming Practices: Foodways

Barbara L. Voss

in The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Meal sharing and food consumption were symbolic as well as functional practices for the Spanish-colonial residents of the Presidio of San Francisco. The diet and cuisine of the settlers is ... More


Provisioning the Nation

Mary Elizabeth Fitts

in Fit for War: Sustenance and Order in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Catawba Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400059
eISBN:
9781683400295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400059.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 7 provides an examination of mid-eighteenth century Catawba foodways. As the primary producers of the plant food staples that sustained their communities, Catawba women dealt with the ... More


Domestic and Ritual Meals in the Moundville Chiefdom

H. Edwin Jackson, C. Margaret Scarry, and Susan Scott

in Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061665
eISBN:
9780813051093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061665.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Zooarchaeological and archaeobotanical data accumulated by 30 years of modern research in the Moundville polity provide a nearly unparalleled opportunity to examine similarities and differences in ... More


Joint Effort: A Multidisciplinary Scientific Network

Francesco Menotti

in Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571017
eISBN:
9780191804427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the three subdisciplines of archaeology integrated with wetland archaeology: archaeobotany, archaeozoology, and geoarchaeology. It highlights some of their methodological ... More


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