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The Recent Archaeology of the Early Modern Period in Quebec City: 2009

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ISBN 9781906540890
Published October 31, 2009 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is the result of collaboration between SPMA and the Association des archeologues du Quebec (AAQ); its guest editor is William Moss, Chief Archaeologist for the City of Quebec.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: the archaeology of a North American city and the early modern period in Quebec (William Moss) The natural environment of the Quebec City region during the Holocen (Louise Filion, Martin Lavoie and Lydia Querrec) A universe under strain: Amerindian Nations in north-eastern North America in the 16th century (Marcel Moussette) Charlesbourg-Royal and France-Roy (1541-43): France's first colonization attempt in North America (Richard Fiset and Gilles Samson) The archaeological collection from the Cartier-Roberval site (1541-43): a remarkable testimony to French colonization efforts in the Americas (Helene Cote) From myth to reality: archaeobotany at the Cartier-Roberval Upper Fort site (Julie-Anne Bouchard-Perron and Allison Bain) The Saint-Louis forts and chateaux site: archaeology in the heart of New France (Pierre Cloutier and Paul-Gaston L'Anglais) The origins of the Chateau Saint-Louis, the residence of the Governor of New France (Manon Goyette) Fort Saint-Louis and other 17th-century fortification works discovered recently in Quebec City (Jacques Guimont) The Intendant's Palace site: urbanization of Quebec City's Lower Town (Reginald Auger, Daniel Simoneau and Allison Bain) The Intendant's Palace site: new insight into its physical evolution and initial occupation (Daniel Simoneau) Bugs, seeds and weeds at the Intendant's Palace: a study of an evolving landscape (Allison-Bain, Julie-Anne Bouchard-Perron, Reginald Auger and Daniel Simoneau) Quebec in the time of Champlain (Francoise Niellon) The Seminary of Quebec site: from New France's earliest farm to its first religious institution (Daniel Simoneau) An archaeological view of the French colonial port of Quebec (Serge Rouleau) The foreshore of the St Lawrence at theIlot Hunt site in the 17th and 18th centuries: an open dump? (Celine Cloutier)

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