Evidence of Frontier Commerce Along the Mississippi River in Eastern Missouri and Western Illinois

Author(s): Joe Harl

Year: 2019

Summary

This is an abstract from the "From Iliniwek to Ste Genevieve: Early Commerce along the Mississippi" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology.

Despite being in conflict with England during the late 1700s and early 1800s, French/Spainish Colonial site and early American sites reflect the improtance of English goods on the local economies. But these goods were not accepted wholesale, but altered to fit life on the frontier. 

Cite this Record

Evidence of Frontier Commerce Along the Mississippi River in Eastern Missouri and Western Illinois. Joe Harl. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, St. Charles, MO. 2019 ( tDAR id: 449019)

Keywords

General
Commerce Frontier Missouri

Geographic Keywords
United States of America

Temporal Keywords
late 1700s to early 1800s

Spatial Coverage

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

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 243