Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology

Perspectives on the Archaeology of Pipes, Tobacco and other Smoke Plants in the Ancient Americas

Editors: Bollwerk, Elizabeth Anne, Tushingham, Shannon (Eds.)

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  • Expands the discussion of smoke plants beyond tobacco to provide a more holistic sense of what Native people smoked
  • Highlights a variety of new methods for identifying evidence of smoke plants
  • Discusses the route of Tobacco and it's introduction to the Americas
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This volume presents the most recent archaeological, historical, and ethnographic research that challenges simplistic perceptions of Native smoking and explores a wide variety of questions regarding smoking plants and pipe forms from throughout North America and parts of South America. By broadening research questions, utilizing new analytical methods, and applying interdisciplinary interpretative frameworks, this volume offers new insights into a diverse array of perspectives on smoke plants and pipes.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Expanding Perspectives on the Archaeology of Pipes, Tobacco, and Other Smoke Plants in the Ancient Americas

    Pages 1-11

    Bollwerk, Elizabeth A. (et al.)

  • Smoking Pipes of Eastern North America

    Pages 13-26

    Rafferty, Sean M.

  • Making Pipes and Social Persons at the Keffer Site: A Life History Approach

    Pages 27-49

    Creese, John L.

  • An Examination of the Social Dynamics Behind Native Smoking Pipe Variation in the Late Woodland and Early Contact Period Middle Atlantic Region

    Pages 51-76

    Bollwerk, Elizabeth A.

  • The Potential of Portable X-Ray Fluorescence for Understanding Trade and Exchange Dynamics in the Seventeenth Century Chesapeake: A Case Study Using Native American Tobacco Pipes from the James Fort Site, Virginia

    Pages 77-92

    Ligman, Michael

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase and usable on all devices
  • Bulk discounts available
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $139.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perspectives on the Archaeology of Pipes, Tobacco and other Smoke Plants in the Ancient Americas
Editors
  • Elizabeth Anne Bollwerk
  • Shannon Tushingham
Series Title
Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-23552-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-23552-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-23551-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79498-3
Series ISSN
1568-2722
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 267
Number of Illustrations
26 b/w illustrations, 55 illustrations in colour
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