By Heather A. Lapham
Through examine on faunal is still and mortuary assemblages, Lapham tracks either the goods local american citizens produced for colonial trade--deerskins and different furs--as good as these goods acquired in exchange--European and local status items that turn out in burial contexts. Zooarchaeological analyses supply insights into subsistence practices, deer-hunting options, and deer-hide creation actions, whereas an exam of mortuary practices contributes info at the use of the nonlocal items got via exchange in deerskins. This learn finds alterations in fiscal association and mortuary practices that offer new insights into how participation within the colonial deerskin alternate in the beginning altered local American social relatives and political systems.
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Hunting for Hides: Deerskins, Status, and Cultural Change in the Protohistoric Appalachians by Heather A. Lapham