Prehistoric Subsistence on the Southern New England Coast examines long-term trends in prehistoric subsistence in the Narragensett Bay region of Southern New England. The results suggest that, unlike other areas of Eastern north America, specialized agriculutral economies did not develop in this region prior to European contact. The book is accessible to both the general reader as well as scholars and students interested in consulting the original data for their own research and analysis.
* Incorporates original research in palynology and geomorphology in to an archaeological study
* Presents a study of modern shellfish growth that is used to interpret the archaeological remains found at Greenwich Cove
* Uses numerous animal species to determine site seasonality
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|Size: ||14.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||Academic Press|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781483299303 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|