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Indian New England before the Mayflower / Howard S. Russell.

Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, 1980.
ISBN 0874511623, 9780874511628

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Subjects Geschichte.
Indians of North America -- New England -- History.
Indians of North America.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Nouvelle-Angleterre -- Histoire.
New England.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- Native races -- History.
Description xi, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-270) and index.
Summary This is an extremely useful book which one returns to again and again as a reference work. Its scope is the broadest, taking in every aspect of Indian life as the early explorers and colonists found it, from personal appearance and characteristics to diet and agriculture, social organization, and intertribal relations ...
Contents Background. The region and its resources ; The first Europeans -- The people. The tribes and their distribution ; Personal characteristics ; Health and illness ; Religion and philosophy -- The household. A place to live ; Household and personal equipment ; The family meals (The cooking pot ; Maize ; Beans, squashes, and pumpkins ; Roots and nuts ; Fruits ; Sugar and salt ; Game, fish, and seafood ; A diet for superb health) ; The roles of the sexes ; The day's round ; Beyond the round -- The bountiful earth. The soil ; The provision of nature ; Preparing for cultivation (Farming tools ; The fields) ; Cultivated crops (Corn, beans, squashes, and watermelons ; Roots ; Tobacco) ; The season's round (Storing the yield ; Fall hunting) -- Interrelations. Trade and conflict ; Travel and communications -- Afterword: A promising society -- Appendix: Uses of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants.
Genre History.
Geographic Area New England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6534431
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Russell, Howard S.
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