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

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

Abstract

Using archaeology as a tool for understanding long-term ecological and climatic change, this volume synthesizes current knowledge about the ways Native Americans interacted with their environments along the Atlantic coast over the past 10,000 years. Leading scholars discuss how the region’s indigenous peoples grappled with significant changes to shorelines and estuaries, from sea level rise to shifting plant and animal distributions to European settlement and urbanization. Together, they provide a valuable perspective spanning millennia on the diverse marine and nearshore ecosystems of the ent ... More

Keywords: Archaeology, Native Americans, Atlantic coast, Ecosystem, Coastal environments, Climate change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813066134
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813066134.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leslie Reeder-Myers, editor
Temple University

John A. Turck, editor
National Park Service

Torben C. Rick, editor
Smithsonian Institution

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