Edited by Robin A. Beck, Christopher B. Rodning, and David G. Moore
Pub Date: 1/26/2016
Drawing on archaeological evidence of architecture, food, and material culture, as well as newly discovered accounts of Pardo's expeditions, the contributors to this volume explore this borderland location at the northern frontier of Spain's long reach.
Fort St. Joseph Revealed is the first synthesis of archaeological and documentary data on one of the most important French colonial outposts in the western Great Lakes region. Located in what is now Michigan, Fort St. Joseph was home to a flourishing fur trade society from the 1680s to 1781. The site—lost for centuries—was discovered in 1998 by volume editor Michael Nassaney and his colleagues, who summarize their extensive excavations at the fort and surrounding areas in these essays.
Illustrated with hundreds of photographs and drawings, this authoritative yet readable book describes the fossil vertebrates found in Florida--many unique to the state--and summarizes more than 100 years of paleontological discoveries and research.