Oregon Archaeology

ISBN-10: 0870716069
ISBN-13: 9780870716065
Edition: 2011
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oregon State University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

C. Melvin Aikens is professor of anthropology, emeritus, University of Oregon, and a former director of the UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History. He is the author ofArchaeology of Oregonand other studies in the prehistory of far western North America, Japan, and Northeast Asia.

Thomas J. Connolly is the director of archaeological research at the UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History. He is the author of numerous books and journal articles.

Preface and Acknowledgments
Archaeology, Ethnology, Ecology, and Human History on the Millennial Scale
Ethnology and Archaeological Interpretation
Environment and Archaeological Interpretation
Archaeological Places and Culture Areas in Oregon
The Coming of the First Americans
Northern Great Basin
Environment and Climate
Native Peoples
Time and Environmental Change
Cultural Chronology and Time Markers
Time and Culture History
Paisley Period (>15,700 to 12,900 Years Ago)
Fort Rock Period (12,900 to 9,000 Years Ago)
Lunette Lake Period (9,000 to 6,000 Years Ago)
Bergen Period (6,000 to 3,000 Years Ago)
Boulder Village Period (3,000 Years Ago to Historic Contact)
Historic Archaeology
Summary
Columbia Plateau
The Cultural Context
The Natural Environment
The Missoula Floods Shaped the Human Landscape
Pioneer Populations (14,000 to 7,600 Years Ago)
Foragers in Transition (7,600 to 3,000 Years Ago)
Permanent Settlements and Complex Societies: the Plateau Period (3,000 to 200 Years Ago)
Archaeology of the Historic Period
Summary
Lower Columbia and Oregon Coast
The Oregon Coast in Context
Oregon and the Northwest Coast Culture Area
Geologic History and the Archaeological Record
By Land or by Sea? The Coastal Migration Hypothesis
Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene (13,000 to 7,500 Years Ago)
The Middle Holocene (ca. 7,500 to 3,000 Years Ago)
The Late Holocene (After 3,000 Years Ago)
Archaeology of the Historic Period
Summary
The Willamette Valley
Physical Setting
Cultural Setting
Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene (ca. 13,000 to 7,500 Years Ago)
The Middle Holocene (7,500 to 3,000 Years Ago)
The Late Holocene (from 3,000 Years Ago to the Contact Era)
The Contact Period
Archaeology of the Historic Period
Urbanization and Industry
Summary
Southwestern Mountains and Valleys
The Cultural Context
The Natural Environment
Early Holocene/Pre-Mazama Era (13,200 to 7,600 Years Ago)
Middle Holocene and Early Late Holocene (7,600 to 1,700 Years Ago)
Late Holocene (1,700 to 200 Years Ago)
Cultural Continuity and Divergence in the Southwestern Mountains: Borax Lake Pattern, Glade Tradition, Siskiyou Pattern, and Gunther Pattern
Archaeology of the Historic Period
Summary
Oregon Native American Cultural Diversity and Integration with an Epilogue on Cultural Resource Management Archaeology in Oregon
Oregon-wide Parallels in Environmental and Cultural History
Language History in Aboriginal Oregon: Old Settlers and Later Arrivals
Intellectual, Economic, and Spiritual Connections to the Land
Cultural Diversity and Social Interaction Among Regional Groups in Native Oregon
Aboriginal Trade and Travel Networks
Ecological and Sociopolitical Roles of Women
Conflict
The Euroamerican Taking of Oregon Native Lands: Trade, Disease, Settlers, War, and Treaties
Epilogue: Cultural Resource Management Archaeology in Oregon
References
Index

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