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By Marit K. Munson,Susan M. Jamieson

earlier than Ontario there has been ice. because the final ice age got here to an finish, land started to emerge from the melting glaciers. With time, vegetation and animals moved into the recent panorama and other people undefined. for nearly 15,000 years, the land that's now Ontario has supplied a house for his or her descendants: 1000's of generations of First Peoples.

With contributions from the province's major archaeologists, prior to Ontario offers either an overview of Ontario's historic earlier and a straightforward to appreciate rationalization of the way archaeology works. The authors convey how archaeologists may be able to research goods as various as fish bones, flakes of stone, and stains within the soil to reconstruct the occasions and areas of a far off earlier - fishing events, long-distance exchange, and homes outfitted to resist frigid winters.

Presenting new insights into archaeology’s objective and perform, prior to Ontario bridges the space among the trendy international and a earlier which could appear far away and surprising, yet isn't past our reach.

Contributors contain Christopher Ellis (University of Western Ontario), Neal Ferris (University of Western Ontario/Museum of Ontario Archaeology), William Fox (Canadian Museum of Civilization/Royal Ontario Museum), Scott Hamilton (Lakehead University), Susan Jamieson (Trent college Archaeological study Centre - TUARC), Mima Kapches (Royal Ontario Museum), Anne Keenleyside (TUARC), Stephen Monckton (Bioarchaeological Research), Marit Munson (TUARC), Kris Nahrgang (Kawartha Nishnawbe First Nation), Suzanne Needs-Howarth (Perca Zooarchaeological Research), Cath Oberholtzer (TUARC), Michael Spence (University of Western Ontario), Andrew Stewart (Strata Consulting Inc.), Gary Warrick (Wilfrid Laurier University), and Ron Williamson (Archaeological companies Inc).

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