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The Resource On land and sea : Native American uses of biological resources in the West Indies, Lee A. Newsom and Elizabeth S. Wing

On land and sea : Native American uses of biological resources in the West Indies, Lee A. Newsom and Elizabeth S. Wing

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On land and sea : Native American uses of biological resources in the West Indies
Title
On land and sea
Title remainder
Native American uses of biological resources in the West Indies
Statement of responsibility
Lee A. Newsom and Elizabeth S. Wing
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a storehouse of information on the human ecology of the Caribbean and illuminates the processes of colonization of island systems anywhere in the world. During the vast stretches of early geologic time, the islands of the Caribbean archipelago separated from continental land masses, rose and sank many times, merged with and broke from other land masses, and then by the mid-Cenozoic period settled into the current pattern known today. By the time Native Americans arrived, the islands had developed complex, stable ecosystems. The actions these first colonists took on the landscapeâ??tim
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digitized
Cataloging source
CUZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Newsom, Lee A
Dewey number
578.6/3/089970729
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F1619.3.E85
LC item number
N48 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wing, Elizabeth S
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of the West Indies
  • Indians of the West Indies
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Plant remains (Archaeology)
  • Animal remains (Archaeology)
  • West Indies
  • SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • Animal remains (Archaeology)
  • Antiquities
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Human-plant relationships
  • Indians of the West Indies
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Plant remains (Archaeology)
  • West Indies
Label
On land and sea : Native American uses of biological resources in the West Indies, Lee A. Newsom and Elizabeth S. Wing
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. An Introduction to Native American Uses of Biological Resources in the West Indies; 2. Environmental Setting; 3. Human Colonization of the West Indies; 4. Sources of Plant and Animal Samples and Methods Used to Study Them; 5. Southern Caribbean Region; 6. Lesser Antilles; 7. Greater Antilles and the Virgin Islands; 8. Bahamas Archipelago; 9. Toward a Synthetic Caribbean Paleoethnobiology; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; References Cited; Index
Control code
320323778
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 323 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817313159
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780817313142
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320323778
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
On land and sea : Native American uses of biological resources in the West Indies, Lee A. Newsom and Elizabeth S. Wing
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. An Introduction to Native American Uses of Biological Resources in the West Indies; 2. Environmental Setting; 3. Human Colonization of the West Indies; 4. Sources of Plant and Animal Samples and Methods Used to Study Them; 5. Southern Caribbean Region; 6. Lesser Antilles; 7. Greater Antilles and the Virgin Islands; 8. Bahamas Archipelago; 9. Toward a Synthetic Caribbean Paleoethnobiology; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; References Cited; Index
Control code
320323778
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 323 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817313159
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780817313142
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)320323778
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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