Before Ontario: The Archaeology of a Province by Marit K. Munson,Susan M. Jamieson

By Marit K. Munson,Susan M. Jamieson

prior to Ontario there has been ice. because the final ice age got here to an finish, land started to emerge from the melting glaciers. With time, crops and animals moved into the hot panorama and other people undefined. for nearly 15,000 years, the land that's now Ontario has supplied a house for his or her descendants: countless numbers of generations of First Peoples.

With contributions from the province's top archaeologists, prior to Ontario presents either an overview of Ontario's old prior and a straightforward to appreciate rationalization of the way archaeology works. The authors express how archaeologists may be able to research goods as varied as fish bones, flakes of stone, and stains within the soil to reconstruct the occasions and locations of a far off previous - fishing events, long-distance exchange, and homes outfitted to resist frigid winters.

Presenting new insights into archaeology’s goal and perform, earlier than Ontario bridges the distance among the trendy global and a earlier which could look far-off and strange, yet isn't really past our reach.

Contributors comprise Christopher Ellis (University of Western Ontario), Neal Ferris (University of Western Ontario/Museum of Ontario Archaeology), William Fox (Canadian Museum of Civilization/Royal Ontario Museum), Scott Hamilton (Lakehead University), Susan Jamieson (Trent college Archaeological examine Centre - TUARC), Mima Kapches (Royal Ontario Museum), Anne Keenleyside (TUARC), Stephen Monckton (Bioarchaeological Research), Marit Munson (TUARC), Kris Nahrgang (Kawartha Nishnawbe First Nation), Suzanne Needs-Howarth (Perca Zooarchaeological Research), Cath Oberholtzer (TUARC), Michael Spence (University of Western Ontario), Andrew Stewart (Strata Consulting Inc.), Gary Warrick (Wilfrid Laurier University), and Ron Williamson (Archaeological prone Inc).

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