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The Earthworks Hermeneutically Considered

John E. Hancock

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The chapter gives rise to many points such as the fact that enlightenment-inspired science has given much promotion to subject–object dualism. This has also led to the promotion of the isolated ... More


Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

A. Martin Byers and DeeAnne Wymer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Were the builders of the famous earthworks and mounds of the Middle Ohio Valley, people we today call Ohio Hopewell, residentially mobile or sedentary populations? What role and meaning did Hopewell ... More


The “Heartland” Woodland Settlement System: Cultural Traditions and Resolving Key Puzzles

A. Martin Byers

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter uses the vehicle of analyzing and critiquing Berle Clay's Woodland “Heartland” model to introduce to the archaeological community a more powerful consideration of the concepts of ... More


Where Do (Hopewell) Research Answers Come From?

DeeAnne Wymer

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter addresses the questions of where our ideas about the Hopewell come from and how we assess or ought to assess these ideas. The chapter claims that prehistoric archaeology is a social ... More


Coda: Still Seeking “Hopewell”

N’omi B. Greber

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The concluding chapter tries to compose a coda for the chapters and conversations by different scholars contained in this book adding to the view of “Hopewell.” This coda is an ending rather than ... More


Introduction

A. Martin Byers and DeeAnne Wymer

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book addresses some important questions related to the builders of artworks in Middle Ohio Valley by examining the cultural and social nature of the well-known Ohio Hopewell monumental ... More


Why Move?: Ohio Hopewell Sedentism Revisited

Paul J. Pacheco

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides a cautionary comment to Charles's interpretations on lower Illinois Valley. Pacheco points out that the objective environmental constraints found in the lower Illinois Valley ... More


The Land between the Mounds: The Role of “Empty” Spaces in the Hopewellian Built Environment

Lauren Sieg and Jarrod Burks

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents an overall material-symbolic framework of the Ohio Hopewell landscape that echoes the approach presented by Charles for the lower Illinois Valley Hopewell. Earthworks and mounds ... More


Hopewell Cosmography at Newark and Chillicothe, Ohio

Hively Ray and Horn Robert

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter is an extension of pioneer work on the astronomical alignments of the geometrical earthworks of Newark and Chillicothe with a more global approach, not only situating the Newark ... More


Enclosed by Stone

Robert V. Riordan

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the results of earlier excavations conducted at the Pollock Works and outlines the multistage construction sequence and utilization of the enclosure. The chapter places this ... More


The Turner-Hopewell Axis: Exploring Interaction through Embankment Form and Mortuary Patterning

A. Martin Byers

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the relationship between the Turner and the Hopewell sites based on assessing the style and configuration of their earthwork design, mortuary rituals, and the ... More


Introduction: Emerging Approaches to the Landscapes of the Early and Middle Woodland Southeast

Alice P. Wright and Edward R. Henry

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The concept of social landscapes provides an integrative and innovative framework for archaeological research in the Early and Middle Woodland Southeast. Landscape archaeology has a diverse ... More


Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Brian G. Redmond and Robert A. Genheimer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The study of ancient architecture and the built environment has much to tell us about the social makeup and culture of the designers, builders, and users of these constructions. This volume presents ... More


Ritual Life and Landscape at Tunacunnhee

Victoria G. Dekle

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses ritual interactions at the Middle Woodland site of Tunacunnhee (9Dd25) in Dade County, Georgia. Previous excavation and analysis demonstrates that Tunacunnhee was located in a ... More


On Ceremonial Landscapes

James A. Brown

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter considers the papers in this volume in their wider historical and cultural context, particularly relative to Hopewell material culture and interaction and proposes new directions for ... More


Hopewell Hierarchy or Heterarchy?: The Skeleton at the Feast

Della Collins Cook, Ruth A. Brinker, Robin Moser Knabel, and Ellen Salter-Pedersen

in Bones of Complexity: Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social Organization and Skeletal Biology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062235
eISBN:
9780813051901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062235.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Chapter 11, part retrospective and part meta-analysis, takes a critical look at the bioarchaeological evidence of Hopewell social organization spanning much of Eastern North America from 200 B.C. to ... More


Death and the Special Child: Three Examples from the Ancient Midwest

Della C. Cook, Andrew R. Thompson, and Amanda A. Rollins

in Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049830
eISBN:
9780813050324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049830.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Child deaths in the age interval 5 to 14 years should include proportionately more children with underlying frailty than deaths at younger ages. This chapter presents case studies of three such ... More


Wooden Structures and Cultural Symbolism in Ohio Hopewell

N’omi B. Greber

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Many thousands of trees were harvested during the Hopewell Era to provide variously sized posts for construction and ritual uses. They served load bearing and architectural design functions in single ... More


The End

Robert V. Riordan

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Hopewell communities appear to have terminated their activity at some ritual contexts in highly formalized ways. These have previously been shown to include the burning of structures, the mounding of ... More


Living Large on the Bottom: A Structural Engineering Analysis of Three Ohio Hopewell Structures from Brown’s Bottom, Ross County, Ohio

Noah Kanter, Paul J. Pacheco, Renato Perucchio, and Jarrod Burks

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Between 2005 and 2011, two complete prehistoric timber-framed structures were discovered and excavated at the Brown’s Bottom 1 and Lady’s Run sites near Chillicothe, Ohio. All three are comparatively ... More


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