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Michilimackinac and the Modern World: The View from an English Trader's House

Author(s): Lynn L.M. Evans

Year: 2017

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Summary

Archaeological excavations have taken place at Michilimackinac every summer since 1959, pre-dating the Society for Historical Archaeology.  The project and its approaches have evolved along with the discipline.  This paper examines current research at an English trader's house within the fort.  His wide range of ceramics and other goods provide insight into the cosmopolitan nature of life on the edge of the eigteenth-century British empire.


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Michilimackinac and the Modern World: The View from an English Trader's House. Lynn L.M. Evans. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Fort Worth, TX. 2017 ( tDAR id: 435266)


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Temporal Keywords
18th Century


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

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PaperId(s): 610

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America