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Applied Archaeology in the Americas: Evaluating Archaeological Solutions to the Impacts of Global Environmental Change  

Jago Cooper and Lindsay Duncan

This chapter considers the role of archaeology in creating solutions for coping with the impacts of global environmental change, illustrated by cases from Latin America. Past examples of ... More

Archaeologies of Colonial Reduction and Cultural Production in Native Northern California  

Stephen W. Silliman

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
This article aims to outline themes of research in Native northern California, specifically under Spanish/Mexican and Russian control, in order to highlight key issues in North American ... More

The Archaeologist’s Evangeline: Historical Archaeology in Acadia  

Jonathan Fowler

The French colony of Acadia, located in what is now the Maritime Provinces of Canada and part of the State of Maine, has long attracted the attention of writers and scholars. Immigrating ... More

Contact and Postcontact Iñupiat Ethnohistory  

Anne M. Jensen and Glenn W. Sheehan

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Oct 2016
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Aug 2016
This chapter covers the contact and postcontact period of Iñupiat history in northern and northwestern Alaska, drawing on archaeological and ethnohistorical records. The period of interest ... More

Historical Archaeology and Native Agency across the Spanish Borderlands  

David Hurst Thomas

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
From San Francisco, California to St. Augustine, Florida, the Franciscan mission system of the sixteenth–nineteenth centuries was the primary locus of protracted contact between Native ... More

Labrador Inuit: Thriving on the Periphery of the Inuit World  

Susan Kaplan and James Woollett

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Oct 2016
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Aug 2016
The Thule groups that migrated into Labrador around the late thirteenth century settled in a part of the north that was away from the well-traveled migration routes of their cousins. ... More

Post-Contact Cultural Dynamics in the Upper Great Lakes Region  

Vergil E. Noble

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
Colonization efforts along the Atlantic seaboard and the St. Lawrence River valley came to impose intense pressure on native populations, increasing competition and conflict among many ... More

Working-class Childhood in Nineteenth-century New York City  

Rebecca Yamin

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May 2018
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Jun 2018
The children in New York City’s nineteenth-century working-class immigrant families were explorers. It was they, more than their parents, who had the time and the nerve to go beyond their ... More

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