The Food Economy of the New England Indians, 1605-75

@article{Bennett1955TheFE,
  title={The Food Economy of the New England Indians, 1605-75},
  author={Merrill Kelley Bennett},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  year={1955},
  volume={63},
  pages={369 - 397}
}
  • M. K. Bennett
  • Published 1 October 1955
  • History
  • Journal of Political Economy
T ills study is an attempt to describe, not only in the usual qualitative terms but also in quantitative terms, the food economy of the Indians of New England as it was in the earliest decades of European settlement, roughly between 1605 and 1675. The earlier year marks the date of Samuel de Champlain's exploratory voyage along the New England coast, of which he wrote a description. The year 1675 marks the outbreak of King Philip's War, which resulted in the practical disappearance in… 
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