Eastern North American Archaeology: A Summary

  title={Eastern North American Archaeology: A Summary},
  author={J. Griffin},
  pages={175 - 191}
  • J. Griffin
  • Published 1967
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Science
  • The initial occupation of Eastern North America was by small bands of people who gained their livelihood by hunting and gathering. As time passed, the occupants of different regions be came increasingly familiar with the available natural resources. The de velopment or introduction of new tools and devices enabled the people to ex ploit their environments more effective ly, until, by Late Archaic times, popu lation size had increased, in terms both of density within a given area and num ber of… CONTINUE READING
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