Threshold of Affordability

Assessing Fish Remains for Socioeconomics
  • David A. Singer


Numerous historical and zooarchaeological studies have focused upon foodways, butchering, marketing, and their connections to status (Anderson 1971; Davidson 1982; Honerkamp 1981; Lyman 1977, 1979; Miller and Lewis 1977; Reitz 1984; Rothenberg 1980). More general dietary studies have been based upon probate inventories (McMahon 1980). Bowen (1978) has integrated probate analysis with zooarchaeology and agricultural history; Graffam (1982) has synthesized the historical and archaeological evidence of food acquisition, preparation, storage, and consumption. Singer (1982a) has integrated probate, accounts, and archaeological data to produce coastal and inland patterning in fish consumption.


Lake Trout Historical Archaeology Faunal Remains Documentary Data Vertebral Count 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David A. Singer
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  1. 1.MiltonUSA

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