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Mission Cemeteries, Mission Peoples: Historical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Christopher M. Stojanowski

Abstract

Much is known about the Spanish mission period in Florida and Georgia (La Florida). Nearly a century of historical, ethnohistorical, and archaeological research has outlined the major trends and transitions in Native American lifestyles throughout the First Spanish period. The 17th century was a time in which diverse communities were coping with the new European socio-political realm, newly introduced infectious diseases, and changes in lifeways brought about by the interplay of these two factors. This book builds on the extensive tradition of bioarchaeological work in Spanish Florida, which h ... More

Keywords: bioarchaeology, Spanish Colonial Archaeology, Native Americans, biostatistics, Southeastern US Archaeology, biological anthropology, Cemetery Studies, missions, church architecture, microevolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813044637
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044637.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher M. Stojanowski, author