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Mississippian Beginnings

Gregory D. Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Two decades ago Mississippian cultural origins were commonly viewed as the outcome of well-bounded Woodland populations evolving in situ. Different Mississippian polities were conceived of as ... More


Alternative Communities

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses two counties in England, Norfolk and Suffolk, during the reign of the Tudors. The discussion highlights the geography of these two counties and how the lands in these counties ... More


Powers of Place in the Predestined Middle Woodland Village

Neill Wallis

in The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The transition of small mobile groups to larger village aggregations poses distinct economic, social, and political challenges. New integrative institutions and practices are necessary, and their ... More


Size Matters: Kolomoki (9ER1) and the Power of the Hypertrophic Village

Shaun E. West, Thomas J. Pluckhahn, and Martin Menz

in The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Kolomoki was one of the largest villages of the Middle and Late Woodland periods in the American Southeast. Located in southwestern Georgia, the site features a circular village plan nearly a ... More


When Villages Do Not Form: A Case Study from the Piedmont Village Tradition–Mississippian Borderlands, AD 1200–1600

Eric E. Jones

in The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

From AD 800 to 1300, Piedmont Village Tradition (PVT) settlements were characterized by small numbers of loosely arranged households. In the Late Woodland period (after AD 1300) in the Dan, Eno, and ... More


Population Aggregation and the Emergence of Circular Villages in Southwest Virginia

Richard W. Jefferies

in The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological evidence from throughout much of eastern North America documents a transition from small, scattered settlements to nucleated, often circular, villages during the Late Woodland/Late ... 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


The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Christina M. Friberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401612
eISBN:
9781683402282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401612.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this volume, Christina Friberg investigates the influence of Cahokia, the largest city of North America’s Mississippian culture between AD 1050 and 1350, on smaller communities throughout the ... More


Investigations at the Barnes Site (40DV307)

Thaddeus G. Bissett, Stephen B. Carmody, and D. Shane Miller

in The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781683400837
eISBN:
9781683400721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400837.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

At the Barnes Site (40DV307) along the Cumberland River, two discrete shell-bearing deposits dating to the Late Archaic and Middle Woodland periods (approximately 3500 and 1800 cal BP respectively) ... More


The Sacred Maize Model and the Sponemann Site

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Sacred Maize model as applied to the American Bottom postulates that a series of related ideological innovations was successfully implemented and marked the Terminal Late Woodland period and ... More


The Early Terminal Late Woodland Period Sponemann Community Development

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter interprets the Sponemann settlement pattern in developmental terms, as the working out over time of shifting proscriptive-prescriptive deontics arising from intensified cultivation and ... More


The Development of Terminal Late Woodland Period American Bottom Settlement: The Range Site

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter determines the patterns that require the evaluation of the Terminal Late Woodland settlement data following the Sponemann phase by exploring the Range site. It specifically outlines the ... 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


Riverworld: Life and Meaning in the Illinois Valley

Douglas K. Charles

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/9780813034553.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the cultural characterization of the lower Illinois River valley landscape during the Middle Woodland period. It tries to articulate the major concerns expressed regarding ... 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 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


The Terminal Late Woodland-mississippian Transition: Alternative Accounts

A. Martin Byers

in Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter deals with the critical examination of the nature of the processes that generated the Terminal Late Woodland-Mississippian transition. In particular, it covers the heterarchical ... More


Coastal Adaptations to the Northern Gulf of Maine and Southern Scotian Shelf

Matthew W. Betts, David W. Black, Brian Robinson, Arthur Spiess, and Victor D. Thompson

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

in The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM) and its watershed have attracted humans for the last 12,500 years (cal BP), and evidence of Palaeoindian marine economies is well established in adjacent regions by ... More


North Coast Bioregion

John D. Stuart and Scott L. Stephens

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the North Coast bioregion in northwestern portion of the state where numerous valleys and steep coastal and interior mountains create moisture gradients in response to numerous ... More


Crafting Everyday Matters in the Middle and Late Woodland Periods

Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Martin Menz, and Lori O’Neal

in Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400219
eISBN:
9781683400578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400219.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

A defining characteristic of the Middle Woodland period is the prevalence of craft goods of stone, bone, shell, and metal, which originated frequently from exotic sources and were often fashioned ... More


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