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Unearthing Gotham The Archaeology of New York City

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ISBN-10: 0300097999

ISBN-13: 9780300097993

Edition: 2003

Authors: Anne-Marie E. Cantwell, Diana diZerega Wall, Diana diZerega Wall

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Anne-Marie Cantwell is associate professor of anthropology at Rutgers University.

Diana diZerega Wall is associate professor of anthropology at the City College of New York.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Archaeology of New York City
Digging in New York
The Deeper Past
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.
The Recent Past
The 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
Conclusion
Common Ground
Notes
References
Index
Illustration Credits