© 2016

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

  • Elizabeth A. Bollwerk
  • Shannon Tushingham

Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Sean M. Rafferty
    Pages 13-26
  3. María Teresa Planella, Carolina A. Belmar, Luciana D. Quiroz, Fernanda Falabella, Silvia K. Alfaro, Javier Echeverría et al.
    Pages 231-254
  4. Sean M. Rafferty
    Pages 255-259
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 261-267

About this book


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.


Chemical Analyses of Pipe Residues Identification of pipestone wear Nicotiana rustica use by Native Americans Palynological Evidence for Hunter-Gatherer Tobacco Smoking Prehistoric use of tobacco Social and religious contexts of tobacco smoking

Editors and affiliations

  • Elizabeth A. Bollwerk
    • 1
  • Shannon Tushingham
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ArchaeologyDigital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.CharlottesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnthropologyWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences Social Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-23551-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-79498-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-23552-3
  • Series ISSN 1568-2722
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 267
  • Number of Illustrations 26 b/w illustrations, 55 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Archaeology
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