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Main Title Unearthing Gotham : the archaeology of New York City /
Author Cantwell, Anne-Marie E.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Wall, Diana diZerega.
Publisher Yale University Press,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 45830069
ISBN 0300084153 (alk. paper)
Subjects Excavations (Archaeology)--New York (State)--New York ; Natural history--New York (State)--New York ; Indians of North America--New York Region--Antiquities ; New York (N.Y.)--Antiquities ; New York (N.Y.)--History
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  F128.39.C36 2001 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 03/21/2003
Collation x, 374 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-353) and index.
Contents Notes
The archaeology of New York City -- Digging in New York -- The creation of the world: the Paleoindian period, 11,000-10,000 B.P. -- Settling down in the Archaic, 10,000-3,700 B.P. -- Funerary pyres on Long Island: the Transitional, 3,700-2,700 B.P. -- Tidewater trade and ritual: the early and middle Woodland, 2,700-1,000 B.P. -- Tethered to the land: the late Woodland, 1,000-4,000 B.P. -- A tumultuous encounter: "Some monster of the sea -- The arrival of the global economy -- Daily life in New Amsterdam and early New York -- Urban space in the colonial and post-Revolutionary city -- Daily life in the nineteenth-century city -- Building the city: the waterfront -- Building in the city: early urban backyards -- Beyond the city's edge -- "We were here": the African presence in colonial New York -- Common ground.