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Beyond the models: ‘Neolithisation’ in Central Europe

Detlef Gronenborn

in Going Over: The Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition in North-West Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264140
eISBN:
9780191734489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264140.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses the Neolithization process in Central Europe. The process began during the latter half of the seventh millennium cal bc, then experienced a major shift with the expansion of ... More


Southern Africa

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.09
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In South Africa, there are some significant examples of alliance and imperial patronage by co-optation of Zulu chiefdoms for warfare, and in using client chiefs to bring about the downfall of King ... More


From Chiefdom to Archaic State: Hawai̒i in Comparative and Historical Context

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in How Chiefs Became Kings: Divine Kingship and the Rise of Archaic States in Ancient Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267251
eISBN:
9780520947849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267251.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The thesis of this book is that Hawai'i consisted of three to four competing archaic states, each headed by a divine king. Hawai'i offers a “model system” for how differences in rank originally ... More


Hawaiian Archaic States on the Eve of European Contact

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in How Chiefs Became Kings: Divine Kingship and the Rise of Archaic States in Ancient Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267251
eISBN:
9780520947849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267251.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the contours of the Hawaiian archaic states which were functioning at the time of first contact with the West, and then investigates the major categories held to be criterial for ... More


Late Prehistoric Florida: An Introduction

Misha Klein

in Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040141
eISBN:
9780813043821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040141.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This introductory chapter sets the stage for the regional studies on Mississippi-period Florida in the volume. It provides a general history of Mississippian research in Florida and, in the process, ... More


Eastern North America and the Great Plains

Robert M. Torrance

in The Spiritual Quest: Transcendence in Myth, Religion, and Science

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520081321
eISBN:
9780520920163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520081321.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that it is not in the Amazonian tropics that the quest for an indeterminate transcendence found fullest realization south of the Arctic, but among the mobile hunters and gatherers ... More


Mississippian Dimensions of a Fort Ancient Mortuary Program: The Development of Authority and Spatial Grammar at Sun Watch Village

Robert A. Cook

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Several researchers of Fort Ancient evolution have concluded that Mississippian migrations and interactions stimulated Fort Ancient development, while others have denied any significant outside ... More


Decolonisation and Local Government Reform

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter explores how local and national politics intertwined in North-Western Ghana during the decolonisation period, and considers the complex interplay between elements of continuity and ... More


The Remarkable Torajan Feasting Complex

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The villages in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, host some of the most lavish feasts in Southeast Asia, especially for funerals or memorials. In addition megaliths were raised for the wealthiest deceased ... More


The Sumban Megalithic Feasting Complex

Brian Hayden

in Feasting in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The most active and still vibrant megalithic tradition in Southeast Asia is probably found in Sumba. Given the importance of megaliths and their interpretation in prehistoric archaeology, and given ... More


Kahikinui, “Great Tahiti” (Kahikinui, Maui, 1995–2000)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes a re-engagement with Hawaiian archaeology through research efforts in Kahikinui, one of the twelve ancient districts (moku) of Maui. Some might have thought Kahikinui an odd ... More


Introduction

Jessica Yirush Stern

in Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The introduction explains the methods (derived mostly from anthropology) that the author will use to explain production, gift exchange, commodity exchange, and consumption in the colonial Southeast. ... More


From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Robbie Ethridge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This sweeping regional history traces the metamorphosis of the Native South from first contact in 1540 to the dawn of the eighteenth century, when indigenous people no longer lived in a purely Indian ... More


Joara in Time and Space

Robin A. Beck, David G. Moore, and Christopher B. Rodning

in Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061597
eISBN:
9780813051239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061597.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

We identify the archaeological manifestation of Joara as the Burke phase. The Burke phase (AD 1400–1600) refers to a regionally distinct distribution of earthen mounds and soapstone-tempered, Burke ... More


The Aftermath of Soto, ca. 1541–1650

Robbie Ethridge

in From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540-1715

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834350
eISBN:
9781469603742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899335_ethridge.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter shows how most scholars agree that the military losses at the hands of the early explorers and the destabilization of Native chiefdoms had a profound effect on many Mississippian ... More


Kekaulike’s Kingdom (Kaupō, Maui, 2003–2013)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter first delves into excavations at Nu‘u Bay in Kaupō, before reflecting on the author's book, How Chiefs Became Kings (2010). Kaupō, today a sleepy ranching community, was one of twelve ... More


Exchange Relations in Early Peninsular India

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

The chapter analyses the nature, modes, and forms of exchange against the character of the social formation of early northern India in general and the Deccan and the Tamil region in particular. It ... More


Polity, Statecraft, and Overseas Exchange

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

It examines the relation of contemporary polity to overseas commerce. An overview of the overland exchange networks in the Mauryan Empire, subsequent Deccan and beyond against the political ... More


The Meillacoid and Chicoid Worlds

William F. Keegan and Corinne L. Hofman

in The Caribbean before Columbus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190605247
eISBN:
9780190605278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605247.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers the likelihood that Meillacoid and Chicoid represent contemporaneous social groups, and not sequential pottery styles. New research, previously unavailable elsewhere, is ... More


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