Indian corn and Dutch pots: Seventeenth-century foodways in New Amsterdam/New York

  title={Indian corn and Dutch pots: Seventeenth-century foodways in New Amsterdam/New York},
  author={Meta F. Janowitz},
  journal={Historical Archaeology},
  • M. Janowitz
  • Published 1 June 1993
  • History, Medicine
  • Historical Archaeology
Foodways of every colonizing European group changed in the New World, but, before the changes can be assessed, it is necessary to know what foods and food-related artifacts were common and available in the mother countries. Dutch foodways can be described using documents, excavated artifacts, and genre paintings. New York City began as a Dutch colony, and its foodways in the 17th century reflected this origin. Modifications in Dutch-American utilization of European domestic plants and animals… 
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