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Sea Ice, Seals, and Settlement: On Climate and Culture in Newfoundland and Labrador

Christopher B. Wolff, Donald H. Holly Jr., and Victor D. Thompson

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

in The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The cultural history of Newfoundland and Labrador is linked with the sea. The European occupation of this subarctic region was dependent on the abundance of Atlantic cod and other marine resources, ... More


Introduction

P. A. Buckley

in Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The precontact geology, surface hydrology, and forests of the Northwest Bronx are placed in the context of landuse by Lenni-Lenape Indians. In the colonial era the expansion of a nascent New York ... More


The Isthmus in the Pre-European World

James P. Delgado, Tomás Mendizábal, Frederick H. Hanselmann, and Dominique Rissolo

in The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062877
eISBN:
9780813051826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062877.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the precontact isthmus, assessing settlement influenced by the marine environment, indigenous utilization of marine resources, and indigenous watercraft.


The Place of Before Time Ancestors 1638–1662

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the precontact culture of the Chamorros and the natural ecosystem of the Mariana Islands prior to invasion by the Spaniards in 1668. It charts the geological beginnings of ... More


The Archaeology of Dogs at the Precontact Site of Nunalleq, Western Alaska

Edouard Masson-MacLean, Ellen McManus-Fry, and Kate Britton

in Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historically and ethnographically dogs have played a prominent role in the lifeways and lifeworlds of many Arctic and sub-Arctic peoples, and are considered to be a vital aspect of adaptation to ... More


Using Dental Microwear to Understand the Dietary Behavior of Domestic Dogs in Precontact North America

Amanda Burtt and Larisa R. G. Desantis

in Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Research presented here employs Dental Microwear Texture Analysis (DMTA) to better understand food sharing among people and dogs in the Late Precontact Northwestern Plains and Midwest. DMTA is used ... More


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