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“An vital addition to the starting to be literature on American Indian-Eropean touch in North the USA, supplying clean views at the variability of local societies’ responses to contact.” –from the Foreword, by means of Jerald T. Milanich, Florida Museum of average History

“The in simple terms fresh quantity that explicitly concentrates on biocultural touch results in keeping with bioarchaeology, paleopathology, and ethnohistory…and [the just one] to emphasize so strongly that greater than illness results have been serious about the depopulation of local Americans.” –Rebecca Storey, collage of Houston

Most researchers of the ecu cost of North the US imagine that local American populations have been decimated completely and uniformly by way of brought affliction. those authors problem that assumption, demonstrating that local American societies spoke back to eu encroachment in complicated and sundry methods. They draw on information from inhabitants case experiences in what's now the southern usa to set up convincingly that archaeological and bioanthropological learn are strong instruments for cultural interpretation.

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