Evolution of Maritime Cultures on the Northeast and the Northwest Coasts of America

Authors

Ronald J. Nash, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, St. Francis Xavier University; Roy L. Carlson, Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University; Virginia P. Miller, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University; Donald H. Mitchell, Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria; Knut R. Fladmark, Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University; David R. Yesner, Department of Anthropology, McGill University; Arthur E. Spiess, Maine Historic Preservation Commission; Bruce J. Bourque, Maine State Museum; Steven L. Cox, Maine State Museum; Robert Whitlam, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Olympia, Washington; R. G. Matson, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia; Philip M. Hobler, Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University; David V. Burley, Archaeological Survey of Alberta; Kenneth M. Ames, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Administration, Boise State University; David Sanger, Department of Anthropology, University of Maine

Synopsis

The evolution of maritime cultures on the Northeast and the Northwest coasts of America

Chapters

  • Complete Book
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
    Ronald J. Nash
  • The Progress and Process of Theory Building
    The Northeast and Northwest Coasts
    Ronald J. Nash
  • Method and Theory in Northwest Coast Archaeology
    Roy L. Carlson
  • Social and Political Complexity on the East Coast
    The Micmac Case
    Virginia P. Miller
  • Tribes and Chiefdoms of the Northwest Coast
    The Tsimshian Case
    Donald H. Mitchell
  • A Comparison of Sea-Levels and Pre-Historic Cultural Developments on the East and West Coasts of Canada
    Knut R. Fladmark
  • On Explaining Changes in Prehistoric Coastal Economies
    The View from Casco Bay
    David R. Yesner
  • Cultural Complexity and Evolution in the Development of Coastal Adaptations Among the Micmac and Coast Salish
    David V. Burley
  • Models of Coastal Adaptation
    The Northwest Coast and Maritimes
    Robert Whitlam
  • Intensification and the Development of Cultural Complexity
    The Northwest Versus the Northeast Coast
    R. G. Matson
  • Settlement Location Determinants
    An Explanation of Some Northwest Coast Data
    Philip M. Hobler
  • Cultural Complexity in Maritime Cultures
    Evidence from Penobscot Bay, Maine
    Arthur E. Spiess, Bruce J. Bourque, Steven L. Cox
  • Toward a General Model of the Evolution of Ranking Among Foragers
    Kenneth M. Ames
  • Overview
    David Sanger
  • References
  • Backmatter

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Published
May 11, 2017