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Second Edition — U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office, 1986. — 138 p. The Bureau of Land Management Oregon State Office is proud to present "Archaeology of Oregon" by Dr. C. Melvin Aikens. This volume presents a synthesis concernin has analyzed data; in a conclusions that have come to him through twenty years of concentrated study of the...
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University of Alabama Press, 2018. — 176 p. Critical new discoveries and archaeological patterns increase understanding of early Mississippian culture and society. The reasons for the rise and fall of early cities and ceremonial centers around the world have been sought for centuries. In the United States, Cahokia has been the focus of intense archaeological work to explain its...
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2nd ed. edition — University of Alabama Press, 1994. — 480 p. This volume explores political change in chiefdoms, specifically how complex chiefdoms emerge and collapse, and how this process - called cycling - can be examined using archaeological, ethnohistoric, paleoclimatic, paleosubsistence, and physical anthropological data. The focus for the research is the prehistoric and...
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University Press of Florida, 2016. — 412 p. Prehistoric Florida societies, particularly those of the peninsula, have been largely ignored or given only minor consideration in overviews of the Mississippian southeast (A.D. 1000-1600). This groundbreaking volume lifts the veil of uniformity frequently draped over these regions in the literature, providing the first comprehensive...
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University of Alabama Press, 2017. — 208 p. Cahokia, the largest city of the Mississippian mound cultures, lies outside present-day East St. Louis. Land of Water, City of the Dead reconceptualizes Cahokia’s emergence and expansion (ca. 1050–1200), focusing on understanding a newly imagined religion and complexity through a non-Western lens. Sarah E. Baires argues that this system...
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University of Alabama Press, 1998. — 320 p. Archaeologists and architects draw upon theoretical perspectives from their fields to provide valuable insights into the structure, development, and meaning of prehistoric communities. Architecture is the most visible physical manifestation of human culture. The built environment envelops our lives and projects our distinctive regional...
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Springer, 1994. — 456 p. In this unique volume, archaeologists examine the changing economic structure of trade in North America over a period of 6,000 years. Organined by geographical and chronological divisions, each chapter focuses on trade in one of nine regions from the Arachiac through the late prehistoric period. Each contribution explores neighboring areas to llustrate the...
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University of Iowa Press, 2003. — 104 p. The most common relics of the 12,000-year occupancy of the Upper Mississippi River Valley may be the chipped stone projectile points that Native Americans fastened to the ends of their spears, darts, and arrow shafts. This useful guide provides a key to identifying the various styles of points found along the Upper Mississippi River in the...
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Plenum Press, 2007. — 418 p. — (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology) New England archaeology has not always been everyone's cup of tea; only late in the Golden of nineteenth-century archaeology, as archaeology's focus turned westward, did a few pioneers look northward as well, causing a brief flurry of investigation and excavation. Between 1892 and 1894, Charles C....
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Foreword by David S. Brose — University of Alabama Press, 2003. — 310 p. Consisting of 18 earthen mounds and numerous additional habitation areas dating to A.D. 1250-1550, the Bottle Creek site was first professionally investigated in 1932 when David L. DeJarnette of the Alabama Museum of Natural History began work there to determine if the site had a cultural relationship with...
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Afterword by George C. Frison — University Press of Colorado, 2007. — 432 p. As the Ice Age waned, Clovis hunter-gatherers began to explore and colonize the area now known as Colorado. Their descendents and later Paleoindian migrants spread throughout Colorado's plains and mountains, adapting to diverse landforms and the changing climate. In this new volume, Robert H. Brunswig and...
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Heritage House, 2015. — 176 p. "Stone by Stone" takes readers on a fascinating journey across the short-grass prairie of southern Alberta and Saskatchewan in search of tangible evidence of the regions ancient pasta civilization dating back at least twelve thousand years. In this revised and updated edition of her one-of-a-kind guidebook, author Liz Bryan explores archaeological...
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Lexington Books, 2018. — 472 p. The Real Mound Builders of North America takes the standard position that the cultural communities of the Late Woodland period hiatus - when little or no transregional monumental mound building and ceremonialism existed - were the linear cultural and social ancestors of the communities responsible for the monumental earthworks of the unique...
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ABC-CLIO, 2006. — 260 p. The first title in ABC-CLIO's groundbreaking series "Turning Points - Actual and Alternate Histories" delves into the history of North America before European contact. There is much classroom literature on Native Americans after first contact; there is little on the history before. This work fills that gap, detailing the thousands of years before Europeans...
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Springer, 2005. — 807 p. — (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology). Among the most socially and personally vocal archaeological remains on the North American continent are the massive and often complexly designed earthen architecture of Hopewellian peoples of two thousand years ago, their elaborately embellished works of art made of glistening metals and stones from...
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University of Alabama Press, 1996. — 232 p. Ancient human groups in the Eastern Woodlands of North America were long viewed as homogeneous and stable hunter-gatherers, changing little until the late prehistoric period when Mesoamerican influences were thought to have stimulated important economic and social developments. The authors in this volume offer new, contrary evidence to...
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Springer, 2008. — 778 p. — (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology). This book presents, for the first time, a detailed, holistic synthesis of the lifeways, culture, history, and material record of the ceremonially and socially rich Hopewell peoples who lived in the Scioto valley and neighboring areas in Ohio in the first centuries A.D. The Scioto Hopewell built...
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1971. — 357 p. — ISBN 0-15-131250-8. This great book by C. W. Ceram, like his Gods, Graves and Scholars , promises to become a classic. The First American embodies a spirit of adventure and romance in its account of the origins and early history of the American Indians. Who was the first American? When did he first come upon the North...
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Chelsea Juniors, 1997. — 80 p. — (The Junior Library of American Indians). — ISBN 0-7910-2481-4. Millions of years ago, giant sheets of thick ice covered most of the earth, lowering ocean levels and exposing large portions of land. Across a stretch of land that connected Asia to North America, bands of hunters migrated in search of food. When the ice melted after thousands of...
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2nd Edition — University of Alabama Press, 2015. — 408 p. Beliefs and Rituals in Archaic Eastern North America describes, illustrates, and offers nondogmatic interpretations of rituals and beliefs in Archaic America. In compiling a wealth of detailed entries, author Cheryl Claassen has created both an exhaustive reference as well as an opening into new archaeological taxonomies,...
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University of Tennessee Press, 2010. — 264 p. In this provocative work, Cheryl Claassen challenges long-standing notions n this provocative work, Cheryl Claassen challenges long-standing notions Iabout hunter-gatherer life in the southern Ohio Valley as it unfolded some Iabout hunter-gatherer life in the southern Ohio Valley as it unfolded some I8,000 to 3,500 years ago. Focusing...
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2nd ed. edition — University of Alabama Press, 2010. — 278 p. Lithic specialist Charles Cobb examines the political economy in Mississippian communities through a case study of raw material procurement and hoe production and usage at the Mill Creek site on Dillow Ridge in southwest Illinois. Cobb outlines the day-to-day activities in a Mississippian chiefdom village that...
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Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 1964 — Vol. 54, No. 5 — 130 p. The name Joffre Lanning Coe is synonymous with North Carolina archaeology, and the original publication of this book in 1964 represented a landmark in American archaeology. In it Coe reported the results of investigations at three North Carolina archaeological sites and revolutionized perspectives...
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The University of North Carolina Press, 1995. — 366 p. The temple mound and mortuary at Town Creek, in Montgomery County, is one of the few surviving earthen mounds built by prehistoric Native Americans in North Carolina. It has been recognized as an important archaeological site for almost sixty years and, as a state historic site, has become a popular destination for the public....
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Cambridge University Press, 2017. — 300 p. Two common questions asked in archaeological investigations are: where did a particular culture come from, and which living cultures is it related to? In this book, Robert A. Cook brings a theoretically and methodologically holistic perspective to his study on the origins and continuity of Native American villages in the North American...
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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018. — 280 p. When ancient people around the world discovered the volcanic natural glass which we know as obsidian, they immediately began to make their hunting weapons and food processing tools from this beautiful and useful stone. Obsidian is brittle so it breaks easily into manageable size. It breaks to a sharp edge ... down to the...
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UBC Press, 2002. — 261 p. This book presents the archaeological evidence for the first 5,500 years of prehistory in British Columbia, from about 10,500 to 5,000 years ago. As this period is poorly known even to specialists, Early Human Occupation in British Columbia is a vital contribution to current knowledge about an enigmatic time in a crucially important area of western North...
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Cambridge University Press, 2008. — 216 p. There has long been controversy between ecologists and archaeologists over the role of prehistoric Native Americans as agents of ecological change. Using ecological and archaeological data from the woodlands of eastern North America, Paul and Hazel Delcourt show that Holocene human ecosystems are complex adaptive systems in which humans...
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University of Alabama Press, 2004. — 456 p. In archaeology, rock-art - any long-lasting marking made on a natural surface - is similar to material culture (pottery and tools) because it provides a record of human activity and ideology at that site. Petroglyphs, pictographs, and dendroglyphs (tree carvings) have been discovered and recorded throughout the eastern woodlands of North...
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University of Alabama Press, 2000. — 360 p. Images on rocks depicting birds, serpents, deer, and other designs are haunting reminders of prehistoric peoples. This book documents Missouri's rich array of petroglyphs and pictographs, analyzing the many aspects of these rock carvings and paintings to show how such representations of ritual activities can enhance our understanding of...
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University of New Mexico Press, 1993. — 172 p. Dixon, curator of archaeology at the University of Alaska Museum and professor of anthropology at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, has written a scholarly and thoroughly interesting account of the major work that has been done to date in the field of Arctic archaeology. He also devotes considerable attention to newly emerging...
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AltaMira Press, 2009. — 238 p. Archaeologists, ethnohistorians, osteologists, and cultural anthropologists have only recently begun to address seriously the issue of Native American war and peace in the eastern United States. New methods for identifying prehistoric cooperation and conflict in the archaeological record are now helping to advance our knowledge of their existence...
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University of Alabama Press, 1990. — 306 p. Specialists from archaeology, ethnohistory, physical anthropology, and cultural anthropology bring their varied points of view to this subject in an attempt to answer basic questions about the nature and extent of social change within the time period. The scholars' overriding concerns include presentation of a scientifically accurate...
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State Univ of New York Press, 2011. — 868 p. Sweeping and detailed, this long-awaited volume is an indispensable guide to the Archaic period across the midcontinent. Archaeologists throughout the region share the latest excavation results and analytical perspectives to reveal and reinterpret the worlds of those Native peoples who lived there for some 9,000 years (up to about 3,000...
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Springer, 1993. — 302 p. Regional approaches to the study of prehistoric exchange have generated much new knowledge about intergroup and regional interaction. The American Southwest and Mesoamerica: Systems of Prehistoric Exchange is the first of two volumes that seek to provide current information regarding regional exchange on a conti­ nental basis. From a theoretical...
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Springer, 1994. — 336 p. Based on detailed excavation data, the author reconstructs the paleography of the Santa Barbara coast ca. 8500 years ago, makes comparisons to other early California sites, and applies his findings to current theories of hunter-gatherers and coastal environments. With an emphasis on paleographic reconstructions, site formation processes, chronological...
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Second Edition. — Thames and Hudson, 1995. — 528 p. — ISBN 0-500-05075-9. Ancient North America is a narrative account of what is known of the diverse prehistoric societies of North America, from first settlement before 12,000 BC up to European contact and beyond. It is based on a complex archaeological record that is buried in thousands of books, articles, mimeographed reports,...
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016. — 256 p. Presenting "the real deal" of American antiquity--as opposed to the hyped fare of many cable TV shows - Kenneth Feder invites readers to explore the stunning technological, architectural, engineering, and artistic achievements of America's first peoples. Part travel guide, part friendly reference, Ancient America showcases fifty...
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Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, 1982. — 235 p. — (Utah BLM Cultural Resource Publication 12). Test excavations at a series of cave and open sites near Fish Springs, Utah, generally corroborate, with some modifications, accepted placement of Late Archaic and Fremont (Sevier) groups in space and time in the Eastern Great Basin. The study provides some evidence...
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Springer, 2003. — 340 p. — (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology) In 1987, I had the good fortune to join in the excavation of a phenomenal archae­ ological site on the western coast of Kodiak Island, in Alaska. The New Karluk site (a. k. a. , "Karluk One") was perched on the edge of the small village of Karluk at the mouth of the river of the same name, once one of the...
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Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 1989. — 300 p. For centuries, both in historic and prehistoric times, the area now dominated by St. Louis, Missouri, has been a hub of human travel, economic exchange, and political domination of vast areas of the North American continent. St. Louis is on the west bank of the Mississippi River, and just north of the city the Missouri and...
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Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 1989. — 300 p. For centuries, both in historic and prehistoric times, the area now dominated by St. Louis, Missouri, has been a hub of human travel, economic exchange, and political domination of vast areas of the North American continent. St. Louis is on the west bank of the Mississippi River, and just north of the city the Missouri and...
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Oxford University Press, 2016. — 1000 p. The North American Arctic was one of the last regions on Earth to be settled by humans, due to its extreme climate, limited range of resources, and remoteness from populated areas. Despite these factors, it holds a complex and lengthy history relating to Inuit, Iñupiat, Inuvialuit, Yup'ik and Aleut peoples and their ancestors. The...
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Academic Press, 1978. — 478 p. The Northwestern Plains is developing a unique and viable archeology, offering students choosing their future research topics in this exciting time a variety of possibilities. The entire area of the Northwestern Plains - mountains, foothills, and plains - has been a testing ground for human ingenuity. It provides an unusual opportunity to study more...
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2nd edition — University of Alabama Press, 2001. — 232 p. This classic compendium of ancient Indian artifacts from the entire southeastern United States remains an indispensable reference source for professionals and enthusiasts alike. From utilitarian arrowheads to beautiful stone effigy pipes to ornately-carved shell disks, the photographs and drawings in Sun Circles and Human...
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University of Texas Press, 2007. - 312 p. Between AD 900-1600, the native people of the Mississippi River Valley and other areas of the Eastern Woodlands of the United States conceived and executed one of the greatest artistic traditions of the Precolumbian Americas. Created in the media of copper, shell, stone, clay, and wood, and incised or carved with a complex set of...
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University of Utah Press, 2011. — 416 p. Foragers and Farmers of the Northern Kayenta Region presents the results of a major archaeological excavation project on Navajo tribal land in the Four Corners area and integrates this new information with existing knowledge of the archaeology of the northern Kayenta region. The excavation of thirty-three sites provides a cross section of...
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University of Alabama Press, 2004. — 400 p. By focusing on the first instances of mound building, pottery making, fancy polished stone and bone, as well as specialized chipped stone, artifacts, and their widespread exchange, this book explores the sources of power and organization among Archaic societies. It investigates the origins of these technologies and their effects on...
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University Alabama Press, 2015. - 328 p. Across the social sciences, gradualist evolutionary models of historical dynamics are giving way to explanations focused on the punctuated and contingent “events” through which history is actually experienced. The Archaeology of Events is the first book-length work that systematically applies this new eventful approach to major...
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University of Utah Press, 2018. — 528 p. This volume highlights the importance of eastern Paleoindian research in understanding some of the first inhabitants of North America. Although diverse in manufacture and style, fluted point production represents the first widespread cultural phenomenon in North America. Volume II of In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition continues the work...
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Louisiana State University Press, 2018. — 160 p. Taking an archaeological perspective on the past, Jeffrey S. Girard traces native human habitation in northwest Louisiana from the end of the last Ice Age, through the formation of the Caddo culture in the tenth century BCE, to the early nineteenth century. Employing the results of recent scientific investigations, The Caddos and...
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University of Florida Press, 2018. — 434 p. Bringing together major archaeological research projects from Virginia to Alabama, this volume explores the rich prehistory of the Southeastern Coastal Plain. Contributors consider how the region’s warm weather, abundant water, and geography have long been optimal for the habitation of people beginning 50,000 years ago. They highlight...
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University of Utah Press, 2016. — 320 p. As the Ice Age came to an end, North America lost a stunning variety of animals. Mammoths, mastodon, llamas, ground-dwelling sloths the size of elephants, beavers the size of bears, pronghorn antelope the size of poodles, and carnivores to chase them — sabertooth cats, dire wolves, American lions and cheetahs; these and many more were gone...
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Colorado Bureau of Land Management, 1987. — 330 p. — (Cultural Resource Series 19). In 1982, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management contracted with Professor James H. Gunnerson to write an overview of a large area defined as the Central High Plains, a region encompassing eastern Colorado, northeastern New Mexico, western Kansas, western Nebraska, the Texas...
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2nd Edition — Rocky Mountain Region, USDA Forest Service, 1989. — 303 p. Contents: Forward. Introduction. Acknowledgementsi. Prologue. The Paleolndian Period. The Archaic Period. The Early Ceramic Period. The Middle Ceramic Period. The Late Ceramic Period. The Historic Period. Cultural Summary of the High Plains. References Cited. Photo Folio. Appendix I. About the Author.
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University of Alabama Press, 2015. — 384 p. Transforming the Dead is a collection of essays that examines culturally modified human bones and their roles as “cultural and ritual objects” among prehistoric Eastern Woodland cultures. Previous scholarship has explored the role of human body parts in Native American cultures as trophies of war and revered ancestors. This collection...
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Austin, Texas: Steck-Vaughn Company, 1999. — 64 p. — (Looking back). — ISBN 0-8172-5426-9. From the first migrants across the Beringia land bridge to the tribes encountered by early European settlers, this book explores the varied histories and lifestyles of the peoples of North America. You can find out: - About religious beliefs and ceremonies. - Who built earthworks, cliff...
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Foreword by Thomas R. Hester — University of Texas Press, 1997. — 320 p. The Southern High Plains of northwestern Texas and eastern New Mexico are rich in Paleoindian archaeological sites, including such well-known ones as Clovis, Lubbock Lake, Plainview, and Midland. These sites have been extensively researched over decades, not only by archaeologists but also by geoscientists,...
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University of Utah Press, 2017. — 370 p. The Plainview Paleoindian artifact style was first recognized in 1947, after numerous projectile points were found during excavations of a bison kill site near Plainview, Texas. In the decades that followed, however, Plainview became something of a catch-all category with artifacts from across the continent being lumped together based...
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Lancaster, Ohio: Hothem House Books, 1989. — 146 p. — ISBN 0-961-7041-1-X. Ohio has long been noted as having probably the most, and certainly the most important, prehistoric Indian mounds in the United States of America. But only a small percentage of this state's 11 to 15 thousand mounds have ever been carefully and thoroughly explored. A large number of mounds has entirely been...
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University of Utah Press. 2011. — 336 p. How does prehistoric material get from its place of origin to its location of archaeological recovery? While this question may seem basic, a moment’s reflection suggests that the answers carry important implications for arc-haeological interpretation about social organization, settlement, and subsistence practices. Archaeologists know much...
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University of North Carolina Press, 2017. — 344 p. Claimed by many to be the most frequently documented artifact in American archeology, Dighton Rock is a forty-ton boulder covered in petroglyphs in southern Massachusetts. First noted by New England colonists in 1680, the rock's markings have been debated endlessly by scholars and everyday people alike on both sides of the...
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Third Edition. — Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1989. — 365 p. — IBSN 0-87484-865-2. This classic text provides the most authoritative introduction to North American prehistory. Definitions, Distinctions, and Background. Human Conquest of the New World. The Early Cultures. The Archaic Stage. Transition and Culmination. The Southwest. Cultural Resource...
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University Press of Florida, 2017. — 224 p. In 1916, to the shock of the scientific community and the world at large, a Florida geologist discovered human remains mixed with the bones of prehistoric animals in a Vero Beach canal and proclaimed that humans had lived in North America since the Ice Age. These new findings by Elias Sellards flew in the face of prevailing wisdom, which...
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University of Alabama Press, 2007. — 328 p. One of the most venerable concepts in Southeastern archaeology is that of the Southern Cult. The idea has its roots in the intensely productive decade (archaeologically) of the 1930s and is fundamentally tied to yet another venerable concept - Mississippian culture. The last comprehensive study of the melding of these two concepts into...
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University of South Carolina Press, 2016. — 304 p. Adam King's "Archaeology in South Carolina" contains an overview of the fascinating archaeological research currently ongoing in the Palmetto state featuring essays by twenty scholars studying South Carolina's past through archaeological research. The scholarly contributions are enhanced by more than one hundred black and white...
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University of Alabama Press, 2003. — 194 p. This is a detailed reconstruction of the waxing and waning of political fortunes among the chiefly elites at an important center of the prehistoric world. At the time the first Europeans arrived in the New World, thousands of earthen platform mounds dotted the landscape of eastern North America. Only a few of the mound sites have...
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Revised edition — University of Alabama Press, 2007. — 228 p. At its height the Moundville ceremonial center was a densely occupied town of approximately 1,000 residents, with at least 29 earthen mounds surrounding a central plaza. Today, Moundville is not only one the largest and best-preserved Mississippian sites in the United States, but also one of the most intensively...
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University of Alabama Press, 2010. — 424 p. This work is a state-of-the-art, data-rich study of excavations undertaken at the Moundville site in west central Alabama, one of the largest and most complex of the mound sites of pre-contact North America. Despite the site's importance and sustained attention by researchers, until now it has lacked a comprehensive analysis of its...
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University of New Mexico Press, 2004. — 374 p. The pre-Hispanic pueblo settlements of the Pajarito Plateau, whose ruins can be seen today at Bandelier National Monument, date to the late 1100s and were already dying out when the Spanish arrived in the sixteenth century. Until recently, little modern scientific data on these sites was available. The essays in this volume summarize...
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Atria Books, 2005. — 320 p. For decades the issue seemed moot. The first settlers, we were told, were big-game hunters who arrived from Asia at the end of the Ice Age some 12,000 years ago, crossing a land bridge at the Bering Strait and migrating south through an ice-free passage between two great glaciers blanketing the continent. But after years of sifting through data from...
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Atria Books, 2005. — 320 p. For decades the issue seemed moot. The first settlers, we were told, were big-game hunters who arrived from Asia at the end of the Ice Age some 12,000 years ago, crossing a land bridge at the Bering Strait and migrating south through an ice-free passage between two great glaciers blanketing the continent. But after years of sifting through data from...
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Washington: Smithsonian Books, 1986. — 288 p. — ISBN 0-89599-018-0. The Indians of North America peopled a continent and filled its earth, sea and sky with a pantheon of spirits before the Bronze Age had even dawned, half a world away. Today, for the first time, archaeologists from the Smithsonian and other institutions are reconstructing a picture of Pre-Columbian American life...
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Greenwood, 2006. - 233 p. Prehistoric North Americans lived on, in, and surrounded by nature. As a result, everything they were resulted from this co-existence. From interpersonal relations to supernatural beliefs, from housing size and function to the food they ate and clothing they wore, the life of Native Americans before the arrival of Europeans was intimately intertwined...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. — 256 p. When a group of relic hunters drove their picks into a lost Indian burial crypt in eastern Oklahoma in 1935, they unearthed a vast treasure trove of Mississippian art - considered by many at the time to be America’s answer to King Tut’s Tomb. They also ignited a controversy that continues to have repercussions throughout archaeological...
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University of Alabama Press, 2007. — 240 p. Some of the most visible expressions of human culture are illustrated architecturally. Unfortunately for archaeologists, the architecture being studied is not always visible and must be inferred from soil inconsistencies or charred remains. This study deals with research into roughly a millennium of Native American architecture in the...
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3rd Edition — University of Alabama Press, 2000. — 296 p. Investigations of skeletal remains from key archaeological sites reveal new data and offer insights on prehistoric life and health in the Southeast. The shift from foraging to farming had important health consequences for prehistoric peoples, but variations in health existed within communities that had made this transition....
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3rd Edition — University of Alabama Press, 2000. — 296 p. Investigations of skeletal remains from key archaeological sites reveal new data and offer insights on prehistoric life and health in the Southeast. The shift from foraging to farming had important health consequences for prehistoric peoples, but variations in health existed within communities that had made this transition....
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University of Texas Press, 2011. - 377 p. The prehistoric native peoples of the Mississippi River Valley and other areas of the Eastern Woodlands of the United States shared a complex set of symbols and motifs that constituted one of the greatest artistic traditions of the pre-Columbian Americas. Traditionally known as the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex, these artifacts of...
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University Press of Florida, 2006. — 272 p. Baja California, stretching 800 miles south into the Pacific Ocean from the California-Mexico border, has been called the “forgotten peninsula,” a remote frontier whose natural wonders and history have remained largely unexplored. One of the world’s longest peninsulas, Baja California harbors astonishing evidence of the hunting and...
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University of Utah Press, 1999. — 416 p. Massacres, raiding parties, ambush, pillage, scalping, captive taking: the things we know and sometimes dread to admit occur during times of war all happened in the prehistoric Southwest - and there is ample archaeological evidence. Not only did it occur, but the history of the ancient Southwest cannot be understood without noting the...
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2011. Making the Adena by Lucas Nicholson (aka goose) at www.paleoplanet.net. Making an Agee Point by Jim Miller at www.flintknappers.com/oldsite. Making a Calf Creek by Mike Tylznski (aka Idaho Clovisman) at www.paleoplanet.net. Clovis Projectile Point Manufacture by Juliet Morrow at http://www.clt.astate.edu/jmorrow/clovis.pdf. Crowfield Points by Mike McGrath at...
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Oxbow Books, 2015. — 288 p. Nearly 2000 years ago, people living in the river valleys of southern Ohio built earthen monuments on a scale that is unmatched in the archaeological record for small-scale societies. The period from c. 200 BC to c. AD 500 (Early to Middle Woodland) witnessed the construction of mounds, earthen walls, ditches, borrow pits and other earthen and stone...
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University of Arizona Press, 2003. — 193 p. Southwestern archaeologists have long speculated about the scale and impact of ancient population movements. In Ancestral Hopi Migrations , Patrick Lyons infers the movement of large numbers of people from the Kayenta and Tusayan regions of northern Arizona to every major river valley in Arizona, parts of New Mexico, and northern Mexico....
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University of Washington Press, 2018. — 240 p. Since 1872, visitors have flocked to Yellowstone National Park to gaze in awe at its dramatic geysers, stunning mountains, and impressive wildlife. Yet more than a century of archaeological research shows that the wild landscape has a long history of human presence. In fact, Native American people have hunted bison and bighorn sheep,...
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University of Washington Press, 2018. — 312 p. The earliest rock art - in the Americas as elsewhere - is geometric or abstract. Until Early Rock Art of the American West , however, no book-length study has been devoted to the deep antiquity and amazing range of geometrics and the fascinating questions that arise from their ubiquity and variety. Why did they precede...
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Peter Lang Inc., 2003. — 520 p. Ever since European settlers stumbled upon the eighteenth-century mounds, explanations and interpretations of them – often ridiculous and seldom Native American – have appeared as sober scholarship. Today, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA) has intensified the debate over who «owns» the mounds – modern...
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Routledge, 2015. — 176 p. Bodies and Lives in Ancient Americ a offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human remains, as well as cultural and environmental data derived...
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The University of Chicago Press, 1947. — 582 p. "This book has been written for the interested layman and for students taking introductory courses in anthropology. It is not intended as a general reference book for professional anthropologists. We have been compelled to omit certain facets of culture because of lack of space or poverty of data. We have tried to tell the story of...
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Left Coast Press, 1994. — 382 p. This volume provides a descriptive overview of the cultural complexity on the northwest coast that stretches from northern California to Alaska. Topics covered range from the earliest settlements to the subsequent cultural diversities in Native American populations. Maps, charts, and illustrations further enhance the book's interest and appeal....
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2nd Edition — University of Alabama Press, 2007. — 208 p. Between A.D. 1000 and 1635, the inhabitants of southwestern Pennsylvania and portions of adjacent states - known to archaeologists as the Monongahela Culture or Tradition - began to reside regularly in ring-shaped village settlements. These circular settlements consisted of dwellings around a central plaza. A cross-cultural...
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University of California Press, 2006. — 389 p. In the late 1920s outside a sleepy remote New Mexico village, prehistory was made. Spear points, found embedded between the ribs of an extinct Ice Age bison at the site of Folsom, finally resolved decades of bitter scientific controversy over whether the first Americans had arrived in the New World in Ice Age times. Although Folsom...
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University Press of Florida, 1994. — 476 p. This record of precolumbian Florida brings to life the 12,000-year story of the native American Indians who lived in the state. Using information gathered by archaeological investigations, many carried out since 1980, Jerald Milanich describes the indigenous cultures and explains why they developed as they did. In a richly illustrated...
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University of Alabama Press, 1996. — 232 p. — (Edited and with an introduction by Vernon James Knight, Jr.). The two works reprinted in this volume represent the pinnacle of the career of one of the most remarkable American archaeologists of the early 20th century, Clarence Bloomfield Moore (1852 - 1936). Moore's Certain Aboriginal Remains of the Black Warrior River (1905) and...
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University Alabama Press, 1999. — 528 p. — (Edited and with an introduction by David S. Brose and Nancy Marie White). This comprehensive compilation of Moore's archaeological reports on northwest Florida and southern Alabama and Georgia presents the earliest documented investigations of this region. When Clarence Bloomfield Moore cruised the rivers of Florida in search of...
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2nd ed. edition — The University Of Alabama Press, 2000. — 432 p. — (Edited and with an Introduction by John E. Kelly). Covering almost fourteen square kilometers in Illinois, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is the largest prehistoric mound center in North America and has been designated a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. Built between A.D. 1050 and 1350, Cahokia...
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Academic Press, 1987. — 366 p. A classic work detailing an 11,000-year period of human culture within the largest river system of North America. The earliest recorded description of the Central Mississippi Valley and its inhabitants is contained within the DeSoto chronicles written after the conquistadors passed through the area between 1539 and 1543. In 1882 a field agent for the...
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Alexandria: Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1992. — 168 p. — (Lost Civilizations). — ISBN 0-8094-9858-8. Readers assume the role of archaeologists, uncovering secrets of ancient civilizations. Stunning photographs and illustrations, plus detailed cutaways, maps and diagrams. The Adena and the Hopewell: a Monumental Heritage. Temple Mound Builders: the High and the Mighty. The...
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McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013. — 262 p. Before Ontario there was ice. As the last ice age came to an end, land began to emerge from the melting glaciers. With time, plants and animals moved into the new landscape and people followed. For almost 15,000 years, the land that is now Ontario has provided a home for their descendants: hundreds of generations of First Peoples....
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University of Utah Press, 2016. — 288 p. In the prehistoric Southwest, if you traveled from one community to another, you would have observed tremendous diversity in how people looked and spoke. This volume is the first to look at how prehistoric people’s appearance and speech conveyed their identities. Previously, Southwest archaeologists have studied identity using architecture,...
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University Press of Colorado, 2011. — 448 p. A collection of the papers presented at the Twentieth Anniversary Southwest Symposium, Movement, Connectivity, and Landscape Change in the Ancient Southwest looks back at the issues raised in the first symposium in 1988 and tackles three contemporary domains in archaeology: landscape use and ecological change, movement and ethnogenesis,...
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Springer, 2001. — 352 p. The Powers Phase Project was a multiyear archaeological program undertaken in southeastern Missouri by the University of Michigan in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The project focused on the occupation of a large Pleistocene-age terrace in the Little Black River Lowland - a large expanse of lowlying land just east of the Ozark Highland - between roughly...
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Routledge, 2012. — 256 p. An Archaeology of the Cosmos seeks answers to two fundamental questions of humanity and human history. The first question concerns that which some use as a defining element of humanity: religious beliefs. Why do so many people believe in supreme beings and holy spirits? The second question concerns changes in those beliefs. What causes beliefs to change?...
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University of Alabama Press, 1994. — 256 p. This ambitious book provides a theoretical explanation of how prehistoric Cahokia became a stratified society, and ultimately the pinnacle of Native American cultural achievement north of Mexico. Considering Cahokia in terms of class struggle, Pauketat claims that the political consolidation in this region of the Mississippi Valley...
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Athabasca University Press, 2011. — 336 p. "Light from Ancient Campfires" is the first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive prehistoric archaeological record of the Northern Plains First Nations. In this important examination of the region’s earliest inhabitants, author Trevor R. Peck reviews the many changes of interpretation that have occurred in relevant...
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University Press of Florida, 2014. — 242 p. While most works of southeastern archaeology focus on stone artifacts or ceramics, Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology calls attention to the diversity of information that faunal remains can reveal about rituals, ideologies, socio-economic organization, trade, and past environments. These essays, by leading practitioners...
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Central States Archaeological Societies, 1967. — 88 p. Research on mounds of Mississippi culture in Arkansas. Greg Perino was a self-taught professional archaeologist, author, consultant, and the last living founder of the Illinois State Archaeological Society. Perino was considered one of the foremost experts on Native American artifacts. He died July 4, 2005 at the age of 91.
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Texas A&M University Press, 2013. — 480 p. Paleoindians first arrived in Texas more than eleven thousand years ago, although relatively few sites of such early peoples have been discovered. Texas has a substantial post-Paleoindian record, however, and there are more than fifty thousand prehistoric archaeological sites identified across the state. This comprehensive volume explores...
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Thames and Hudson, 1997. — 224 p. — (Ancient Peoples and Places). — ISBN 0-500-02116-3. Most people are familiar with the famous Precolumbian civilizations of the Aztecs and Maya of Mexico, but few realize just how advanced were contemporary cultures in the American Southwest. Here lie some of the most remarkable monuments of America's prehistoric past, such as Chaco Canyon and...
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University of Alabama Press, 2003. — 272 p. Kolomoki, one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the southeastern United States, includes at least nine large earthen mounds in the lower Chattahoochee River valley of southwest Georgia. The largest, Mound A, rises approximately 20 meters above the terrace that borders it. From its flat-topped summit, a visitor can survey the...
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University of Florida Press, 2018. — 298 p. This volume explores how native peoples of the Southeastern United States cooperated to form large and permanent early villages using the site of Crystal River on Florida’s Gulf Coast as a case study. Crystal River was once among the most celebrated sites of the Woodland period (ca. 1000 B.C. to A.D. 1050), consisting of ten mounds and...
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University of Utah Press, 2007. — 238 p. The Plateau region of the Pacific Northwest witnessed the emergence, persistence, and decline of a diverse array of hunter-gatherer communities during the course of a past several thousand year period. Consequently, the region contains an archaeological record of groups who lived at times in permanent villages, employed complex resource...
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University of Florida Press, 2018. — 290 p. Focusing on the daily concerns, activities, and routine events of people in the past, Investigating the Ordinary argues for a paradigm shift in the way southeastern archaeologists operate and urges them to think of the archaeological record in new ways. Instead of dividing archaeological work by time periods or artifact types, the essays...
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John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996. — 227 p. — ISBN 0-471-04237-4. Almost unimaginably immense, North America stretches from a few degrees short of the North Pole to a few degrees shy of the equator. Archaeologists are now racing to unravel the mysterious past of the forgotten peoples who once inhabited this sprawling land. In Search of Ancient North America explores many of these...
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University of Nevada Press, 2007. — 168 p. Rock art is one of humankind's most ancient forms of artistic expression, and one of its most enigmatic. For centuries, scholars and other observers have struggled to interpret the meaning of the mysterious figures incised or painted on natural rocks and to understand their role in the lives of their long-vanished creators. The Great...
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University Press of Florida, 2015. — 344 p. In the popular imagination, the St. Johns River valley in northeast Florida is one of the last “natural” landscapes. This image relies on unawareness of the extent of landscape modification accomplished during the pre-Columbian era by hunter-gatherers. This book examines how communities of hunter-gatherers actively transformed the...
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University Press of Florida, 2015. — 416 p. The study of ancient architecture reveals much about the social constructs and culture of the architects, builders, and inhabitants of the structures, but few studies bridge the gap between architecture and archaeology. This comprehensive examination of sites in the Ohio Valley, going as far north as Ontario, integrates structural...
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Louisiana State University Press, 2010. — 487 p. Archaeology of Louisiana provides a groundbreaking and up-to-date overview of archaeology in the Bayou State, including a thorough analysis of the cultures, communities, and people of Louisiana from the Native Americans of 13,000 years ago to the modern historical archaeology of New Orleans. With eighteen chapters and twenty-seven...
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University of Alabama Press, 2007. — 280 p. Plaquemine, Louisiana, about 10 miles south of Baton Rouge on the banks of the Mississippi River, seems an unassuming southern community for which to designate an entire culture. Archaeological research conducted in the region between 1938 and 1941, however, revealed distinctive cultural materials that provided the basis for...
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Springer, 2011. - 324 p. - (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology) ​Newfoundland lies at the intersection of arctic and more temperate regions and, commensurate with this geography, populations of two Amerindian and two Paleo-eskimo cultural traditions occupied Port au Choix, in northern Newfoundland, Canada, for centuries and millennia. Over the past two decades The...
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Garden City, New York: The Natural History Press, 1965. — xxii+357 p. The most complete account of ancient man in the New York area ever published in one volume, this book traces a rich, 8000-year story of human prehistory. Beginning with the first known inhabitants, Paleo-Indian hunters who lived approximately 7000 B.C., the author gives a detailed chronological account of the...
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W. W. Norton & Company, 2016. — 368 p. For more than 5,000 years the Ancestral Puebloans―Native Americans who flourished long before the first contact with Europeans―occupied the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States. Just before AD 1300, they abandoned their homeland in a migration that remains one of prehistory's greatest puzzles. Northern and southern neighbors...
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University of Alabama Press, 1995. — 324 p. During the Mississippian period (approximately A.D. 1000-1600) in the midwestern and southeastern United States a variety of greater and lesser chiefdoms took shape. Archaeologists have for many years explored the nature of these chiefdoms from the perspective common in archaeological investigations - from the top down, investigating...
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University of Akron Press, 2000. — 273 p. Buried beneath today's Midwestern towns, under several layers of earth and the accumulated debris of two thousand years, are the clues to an ancient mystery. A Native American people, now known as the Hopewell, lived and worked these lands, building earthworks which in some instances dwarf the ruins at Stonehenge. More significantly, these...
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University of Akron Press, 2000. — 273 p. Buried beneath today's Midwestern towns, under several layers of earth and the accumulated debris of two thousand years, are the clues to an ancient mystery. A Native American people, now known as the Hopewell, lived and worked these lands, building earthworks which in some instances dwarf the ruins at Stonehenge. More significantly, these...
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Athabasca University Press, 2017. — 568 p. Over the past two decades, the oil sands region of northeastern Alberta has been the site of unprecedented levels of development. "Alberta's Lower Athabasca Basin" tells a fascinating story of how a catastrophic ice age flood left behind a unique landscape in the Lower Athabasca Basin, one that made deposits of bitumen available for...
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University of Alabama Press, 2004. — 296 p. Information on social groups and boundaries, and on interaction between groups, burgeons when pottery appears on the social landscape of the Southeast in the Late Archaic period (ca. 5000-3000 years ago). This volume provides a broad, comparative review of current data from "first potteries" of the Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains and in...
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University of Colorado Press, 2008. — 296 p. Archaeological Landscapes on the High Plains combines history, anthropology, archaeology, and geography to take a closer look at the relationships between land and people in this unique North American region. Focusing on long-term change, this book considers ethnographic literature, archaeological evidence, and environmental data...
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Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2016. — 160 p. In Hidden Thunder , renowned watercolor artist Geri Schrab and archaeologist Robert "Ernie" Boszhardt give readers an up-close-and-personal look at rock art. With an eye toward preservation, Schrab and Boszhardt take you with them as they research, document, and interpret at the ancient petroglyphs and pictographs made my Native...
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Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2016. — 160 p. In Hidden Thunder , renowned watercolor artist Geri Schrab and archaeologist Robert "Ernie" Boszhardt give readers an up-close-and-personal look at rock art. With an eye toward preservation, Schrab and Boszhardt take you with them as they research, document, and interpret at the ancient petroglyphs and pictographs made my Native...
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With a new introduction by Bradley T. Lepper — University Alabama Press, 2004. — 568 p. — (Classics of Southeastern Archaeology Series). A classic resource on early knowledge of prehistoric mounds and the peoples who constructed them in the eastern United States. With this accessible volume, Henry Clyde Shetrone made available to general readers the archaeological research data...
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Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society Publishers, 1963. — 252 p. This is a book that has long been needed and Mr. Silverberg has done a superb job in an overall compilation of pertinent facts and reasonably sound assumptions in the history of the Indians. The focus is on pre-history and the subsequently known findings, drawn from archaeology, existing remains, and...
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Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society, 1968. — 369 p. The mounds of the Mississippi Valley and southeastern United States are major monuments of the prehistory of North America. Nearly every important waterway in the Midwest is rimmed by clusters of mounds, ten thousand of them in the valley of the Ohio alone. Some are of colossal size, like Cahokia Mound in Illinois, a...
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New York: The Viking Press, 1976. — 272 p. — SBN 670-13058-3. To the Europeans who first encountered North America, the world's third largest continent seemed a mysterious, empty land, with no history. For centuries to follow, the achievements of its aboriginal population remained in the shadows, overlooked by explorers, colonists, and historians alike. But what they missed has...
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New York: Bartlett & Welford; Cincinnati: J. A. & U. P. James, 1848. — 306 p. — (Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge). Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley (full title Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising the Results of Extensive Original Surveys and Explorations ) (1848) by the Americans Ephraim George Squier and Edwin Hamilton Davis is a landmark in...
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University Press of New England, 2018. — 184 p. While numerous books have been written about the great camps, hiking trails, and wildlife of the Adirondacks, noted anthropologist David R. Starbuck offers the only archeological guide to a region long overlooked by archeologists who thought that “all the best sites” were elsewhere. This beautifully illustrated volume focuses on the...
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University of Alabama Press, 2017. — 232 p. The Archaeology of Houses and Households in the Native Southeast contributes enormously to the study of household archaeology and domestic architecture in the region. This significant volume combines both previously published and unpublished data on communities from the Southeast and is the first systematic attempt to understand the...
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Univеrsity Prеss of Cоlorado, 2001 - 352 p. ISBN: 0870816128 Mark Stiger presents not only an overview of past research conducted in the Basin but also the significant new findings and interpretations from his own research. Anchored in the massive body of data that was gathered by Stiger during eight years of work at Tenderfoot — a large lithic-scatter site once categorised as...
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University of Alabama Press, 2015. — 232 p. Petrography is the microscopic examination of thin sections of pottery to determine their precise mineralogical composition. In this groundbreaking work, James B. Stoltman applies quantitative as well as qualitative methods to the petrography of Native American ceramics. As explained in Ceramic Petrography and Hopewell Interaction , by...
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University Press of Florida, 2010. — 448 p. The residents of Mississippian towns principally located in the southeastern and midwestern United States from 900 to 1500 A.D. made many beautiful objects, which included elaborate and well-crafted copper and shell ornaments, pottery vessels, and stonework. Some of these objects were socially valued goods and often were placed in ritual...
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University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. — 288 p. Ancient petroglyphs and paintings on rocky cliffs and cave walls preserve the symbols and ideas of American Indian cultures. From scenes of human-to-animal transformations found in petroglyphs dating back thousands of years to contact-era depictions of eagle trapping, rock art provides a look at the history of the Black Hills country...
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University Of Iowa Press, 2003. — 272 p. From the end of the Ice Age to the fur trade era, Twelve Millennia: Archaeology of the Upper Mississippi River Valley provides an excellent overview of the 12,000-year human past of the Driftless region of the Upper Mississippi River Valley - roughly from Dubuque, Iowa, to Red Wing, Minnesota, but framed within a somewhat larger area...
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University of Utah Press, 1999. — 552 p. This study of prehistoric violence, homicide, and cannibalism explodes the myth that the Anasazi and other Southwest Indians were simple, peaceful farmers. Until quite recently, Southwest prehistory studies have largely missed or ignored evidence of violent competition. Christy and Jacqueline Turner’s study of prehistoric violence,...
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008. — 337 p. — ISBN: 0759110085. The Social Construction of Communities draws on archaeological research in the Southwest to examine how communities are created through social interaction. The archaeological record of the Southwest is important for its precise dating, exceptional preservation, large number of sites, and length of...
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University of Texas Press, 2013. — 344 p. Why and when human societies shifted from nomadic hunting and gathering to settled agriculture engages the interest of scholars around the world. One of the most fruitful areas in which to study this issue is the North American Southwest, where Late Archaic inhabitants of the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts of Mexico, Arizona, and New...
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University of Utah Press, 2017. — 386 p. Prehistoric Games of North American Indians is a collection of studies on the ancient games of indigenous peoples of North America. The authors, all archaeologists, muster evidence from artifacts, archaeological features, ethnography, ethnohistory, and to a lesser extent linguistics and folklore. Chapters sometimes center on a particular...
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University Press of Florida, 2014. - 310 p. Given its pivotal location between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, its numerous islands, its abundant flora and fauna, and its subtropical climate, Florida has long been ideal for human habitation. Yet Florida traditionally has been considered peripheral in the study of ancient cultures in North America, despite what it can...
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AltaMira Press, 2001. — 234 p. As a practicing archaeologist and a Choctaw Indian, Joe Watkins is uniquely qualified to speak about the relationship between American Indians and archaeologists. Tracing the often stormy relationship between the two, Watkins highlights the key arenas where the two parties intersect: ethics, legislation, and archaeological practice. Watkins describes...
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AltaMira Press, 2001. — 234 p. As a practicing archaeologist and a Choctaw Indian, Joe Watkins is uniquely qualified to speak about the relationship between American Indians and archaeologists. Tracing the often stormy relationship between the two, Watkins highlights the key arenas where the two parties intersect: ethics, legislation, and archaeological practice. Watkins describes...
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The Scarecrow Press, 2005. — 273 pp. — (Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras, No. 15). — ISBN 0-8108-5062-1. Those unfamiliar with the prehistory of North America have a general perception of the cultures of the continent that includes Native Americans living in tipis, wearing feathered headdresses and buckskin clothing, and following migratory...
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University Press of Florida, 2005. — 432 p. Native peoples living around the Gulf of Mexico had much in common, from the time of the earliest hunter-fisher-gatherers onward. There have been hypotheses of prehistoric interaction between the southeastern United States and Mesoamerica, but explorations of the processes have been few. This volume chronicles the archaeological...
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University of Alabama Press, 1988. — 334 p. The aims of this study are twofold: compile, for the first time, all the archaeological, environmental, and geological data pertinent to the evolution of the aboriginal inhabitants of southwest Florida; and, using this basis, develop a specific, integrated, and dynamic model of cultural adaptation that will serve as a stimulus for...
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University of Florida Press, 2017. — 336 p. Using fresh evidence and nontraditional ideas, the contributing authors of "Mississippian Beginnings" reconsider the origins of the Mississippian culture of the North American Midwest and Southeast (A.D. 1000–1600). Challenging the decades-old opinion that this culture evolved similarly across isolated Woodland popu¬lations, they discuss...
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University of Alabama Press, 2008. — 188 p. Complex Mississippian polities were neither developed nor sustained in a vacuum. A broad range of small-scale social groups played a variety of roles in the emergence of regionally organized political hierarchies that governed large-scale ceremonial centers. Recent research has revealed the extent to which interactions among corporately...
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Academic Press, 1976. — 286 p. — (Studies in archeology series). — ISBN 0-12-762950-5. Prehistoric Man and His Environments: A Case Study in the Ozark Highland offers a preliminary model for the paleoecology of the western Ozark Highland in Missouri for the last 35,000 years and an interpretation of how humans have adapted to and exploited the area for the 10,500 years they are...
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Second Edition. — Blacksburg, Virginia: The McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, 2002. — 304 p. — (Guides to the American landscape). — ISBN 0-939923-72-6. Mounds and earthworks are the most conspicuous elements ofprehistoric American Indian culture to be found on the landscape of eastern North America. Some of the largest, most elaborate, and best known of these structures...
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Denver, Colorado: The Colorado Museum of Natural History, 1947. — 191 p. — (Popular Series, No. 7). "During the past 25,000 years the Southwest has been invaded many times. Now each year comes a fresh invasion—an invasion of those who have succumbed to its beauty and strange, inexplicable charm. There is something infectious about the magic of the Southwest. Some are immune to it,...
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СПб.: Петербургское Востоковедение, 2004. — 144 с. Монография содержит обзор новейших данных по ранним палеоиндейским культурам североамериканского континента на фоне развития природной среды в финале плейстоцена (10-12 тыс. лет назад). Обсуждаются проблемы первоначального заселения человеком Нового Света и соотношение древних культур Сибири и Северной Америки. Издание рассчитано...
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Новосибирск: Наука, 1976. — 168 с. В 1974 году группа сибирских археологов (Р.С. Васильевский, А.П. Деревянко, В.Е.Ларичев, А.К. Конопацкий) во главе с академиком А.П. Окладниковым участвовала в совместных советско-американских исследованиях на Аляске и Алеутских островах. О книге Эхо Тешик-Таша Алеш Хрдличка в поисках "первых американцев" Каргатские мамонты Древняя Берингия Из...
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Учебное пособие. — Новосибирск: Новосибирский государственный университет, 2012. — 86 с. Разработка (краткий словарь-справочник терминов по археологии Северной Америки) соответствует плану подготовки специалистов и бакалавров по направлению 020700 «История», специализация «Археология», курс «Зарубежная археология». Предлагаемая разработка основана на обширном корпусе новейших...
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