Following Bert Salwen's inductive approach to historical archaeology, this paper discusses the Raritan Landing project as a starting point for understanding local trade in pre-Revolutionary New Jersey. Salwen's dedication to "important historical issues" is demonstrated by this student's study, which moves from idiosyncratic artifact patterning to historiographic research to ceramic analysis and theoretical explanation. Tentative conclusions are drawn about New Jersey's pre-Revolutionary local trade and areas for further investigation are suggested.
"Local Trade in Pre-Revolutionary New Jersey,"
Northeast Historical Archaeology:
22, Article 9.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.buffalostate.edu/neha/vol22/iss1/9