Taming the Taxonomy: Toward a New Understanding of Great Lakes Archaeology

WILLIAMSON, Ronald F.; WATTS, Christopher M. (eds.)

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: eastendbooks
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1999
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: 1896973183


  • Condition: Very Good
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  • Details:
    xii, 402 p. 22 cm. 44 figures and 13 tables. Pictorial softcover has slight wear. Topics include problems in taxonomy, paradigm shifts in the Great Lakes region, cultural classification in the western Lake Erie region, Iroquoian ethnicity and archaeological taxa, exotic ceramics at Madisonville, a middle phase for the eastern St. Lawrence Iroquoian sequence, continuity and change within an archaeological sites database, the implications of archaeological terminology used in nonarchaeological contexts, Great Lakes paleoecology, precontact social and political complexity, Aboriginal social interactions, contributions to skeletal biology, lithic technology, ideological systems, social foundations of archaeological taxonomy, proposed classification system for Canada. Contributors include Ronald F. Williamson, Martha A. Latta, Christopher M. Watts, Neal Ferris, Susan M. Jamieson, M. Anne Katzenberg, Michael W. Spence, David M. Stothers, Bruce G. Trigger, etc.

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