Archaeological Pathways to Historic Site Development

  • Stanley South

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. The Historical Pathway at the Charles Towne Settlement: 1670–1680

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      Pages 1-1
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      Pages 3-30
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      Pages 31-54
  3. The Archaeological Pathway to the 18th and 19th Centuries

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      Pages 107-107
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      Pages 109-136
  4. Archaeological Pathways to Native Americans on Albemarle Point

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 265-342

About this book


In this book I walk with the reader along the bothered me that some of my colleagues, in their archaeological pathways traveled by many reports of archaeological activity on documented researchers in the process of historic site historic sites, never mention finding evidence of previous American Indian occupation. Sites development. The sponsors, historians, archaeologists, and administrators who have selected by Europeans, usually on high ground bordering the deep water channel of navigatable traveled those pathways may find familiar much of what I say here. The pathways exploring the past streams, are those also once preferred by Native Americans for the access to environmental involve research in documents and the archaeological record, using the best methods of resources they afford. How could Native both, in an attempt to understand the material American material culture not be present on such culture remains left behind, not only by explorers sites? and colonists from Europe and Africa, but also by I once asked a well-known archaeological Native Americans who lived in the environment for colleague why it was that such evidence did not appear in his reports from such sites, and the reply millenia before those strangers appeared on the scene. In explaining the archaeological record of was, "Gh, I find all kinds of Indian things on the American Indians I lean on not only archaeological historic sites I dig, but that's not why I'm there.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Stanley South
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and AnthropologyUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Southern StudiesUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5510-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1349-0
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