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Hunting for hides [electronic resource] : deerskins, status, and cultural change in the protohistoric Appalachians / Heather A. Lapham.

By: Lapham, Heather A. (Heather Alynn), 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 184 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780817383770 (electronic bk.); 0817383778 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Hunting -- Appalachian Region, Southern | Indians of North America -- Appalachian Region, Southern | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Appalachian Region, Southern | Appalachian Region, Southern -- Antiquities | Jagd | Kulturwandel | Appalachen | Indianer | SPORTS & RECREATION / Hunting | Vor- und Fr�uhgeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hunting for hides.DDC classification: 639/.1165/08997 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Economic intensification and cultural change -- Late Woodland and protohistoric archaeology in the southern ridge and valley -- Ridge and valley animal exploitation -- Deer hunting and hide production -- Mortuary practices and prestige goods use -- Understanding cultural change in the protohistoric southern Appalachian highlands.
Summary: Changes in Native American communities as they adapted to advancing Europeans. �� This volume investigates the use of deer, deerskins, and nonlocal goods in the period from A.D. 1400 to 1700 to gain a comprehensive understanding of historic-era cultural changes taking place within Native American communities in the southern Appalachian Highlands. In the 1600s, hunting deer to obtain hides for commercial trade evolved into a substantial economic enterprise for many Native Americans in the Middle Atlantic and Southeast.�� An overseas market demand for animal hides and furs imported from the Americ.
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"A Dan Josselyn memorial publication"--P. [ii].

Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--University of Virginia).

Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-177) and index.

Economic intensification and cultural change -- Late Woodland and protohistoric archaeology in the southern ridge and valley -- Ridge and valley animal exploitation -- Deer hunting and hide production -- Mortuary practices and prestige goods use -- Understanding cultural change in the protohistoric southern Appalachian highlands.

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Changes in Native American communities as they adapted to advancing Europeans. �� This volume investigates the use of deer, deerskins, and nonlocal goods in the period from A.D. 1400 to 1700 to gain a comprehensive understanding of historic-era cultural changes taking place within Native American communities in the southern Appalachian Highlands. In the 1600s, hunting deer to obtain hides for commercial trade evolved into a substantial economic enterprise for many Native Americans in the Middle Atlantic and Southeast.�� An overseas market demand for animal hides and furs imported from the Americ.

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