Table of contents for The line of forts : historical archaeology on the colonial frontier of Massachusetts / Michael D. Coe.

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Preface	oo
Chapter 1.	Introduction to the Line of Forts	00
	The River Gods	00
	The Forts	00
	The Documents	00
Chapter 2.	The Natural Setting	00
	Geology and Landscape	00
	Climate	00
	Flora	00
	Fauna	00
Chapter 3.	General History of the Conflict	00
	The Indian Background	00
	King William's War (1690/1697)	00
	Queen Anne's War (1702/1713)	00
	The False Peace (1713/1744)	00
	King George's War (1744/1748)	00
	The Building of Fort Shirley and Fort Pelham	00
	The Siege and Capture of Louisbourg	00
	The Building of Fort Massachusetts	00
	The Fall of Fort Massachusetts in 1746	00
	The Rebuilding of Fort Massachusetts	00
	The Second Attack on Fort Massachusetts	00
	Another Peace (1748/1754)	00
	The French and Indian War (1754/1763) Begins	00
	Fort Massachusetts and Crown Point	00
	The Dark Days	00
	Turn of the Tide and the Close of the War	00
	The End of the Line of Forts	00
Chapter 4.	Fort Shirley	00
	Construction and Occupation of the Fort	00
	Post-abandonment History of Fort Shirley	00
	Surface Features	00
	Excavations and Stratigraphy	00
	Excavation of the Well	00
	Interpretation of the Excavated Well and Its Construction	00
	Architecture and Activity Areas	00
Chapter 5.	Fort Pelham	00
	Post-abandonment History of the Site	00
	Surface Features of the Site	00
	Excavations and Stratigraphy	00
	The "Powder Magazine"	00
	The Well	00
	The "Garden" Area	00
	Artifact Density and Distribution	00
	Architecture and Activity Areas	00
Chapter 6.	The Artifacts of Shirley and Pelham	00
	Prefatory Remarks	00
	Ceramics	00
	Glass	00
	Table Implements	00
	Jackknives	00
	Clay Smoking Pipes	00
	Coins	00
	Clothing Hardware	00
	Miscellaneous Brass Artifacts	00
	Bone or Ivory Comb	00
	Tin-plated Iron Artifacts	00
	Miscellaneous Iron Artifacts	00
	Lead	00
	Gunflints	00
	The Wood in Shirley's Well	00
	Overview	00
Chapter 7.	Daily Life in the Line of Forts	00
	The People in the Forts	00
	Material Culture	00
	Military Artifacts	00
	Food and Drink	00
	Health and Sanitation	00
	Recreation and Self-improvement	00
	Religion on the Massachusetts Frontier	00
Chapter 8.	Summary and Conclusions	00
	The Patronage Pyramid	00
	The Consumer Revolution on the Massachusetts Frontier	00
	Social Differentiation	00
	The Line of Forts as a Real Estate Venture	00
	Aftermath: Twilight of the River Gods	00
Appendixes
	1. Military Foodways at Fort Pelham, a Faunal Analysis (by Joanne Bowen)	00
	2. Paleobotanical Remains	00
	3. Forts in the Line and in Related Forts	00
	4. Biographical Sketches	00
	5. John Hawks's Journal	00
Bibliography	00
Index	00 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Massachusetts -- Antiquities.
Fortification -- Massachusetts.
Historic sites -- Massachusetts.
Archaeology and history -- Massachusetts.
Massachusetts -- History, Military -- 18th century.
Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Massachusetts.
Massachusetts -- Ethnic relations.
British -- Massachusetts -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- History -- 18th century.