x, 374 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
F128.39 .C36 2001
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-353) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The archaeology of New York City Digging in New York 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. A 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 Common ground.