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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


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


Social Landscapes of Early and Middle Woodland Peoples in the Southeast

David G. Anderson

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/9780813044606.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This paper examines how each of the contributors to the volume explores the Woodland social landscape of the Southeast. The discussion examines the many different theoretical and methodological ... More


The Creation of Ritual Space at the Jackson Landing Site in Coastal Mississippi

Edmond A. Boudreaux

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/9780813044606.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter will consider how the construction of earthen monuments—a semi-circular earthwork and a platform mound—created a ritual space at the Jackson Landing site, an early Late Woodland (AD ... 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


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


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


Behavioral, Environmental, and Applied Aspects of Molluscan Assemblages from the Lower Tombigbee River, Alabama

Evan Peacock, Stuart W. McGregor, and Ashley A. Dumas

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In chapter 8, “Behavioral, Environmental, and Applied Aspects of Molluscan Assemblages from the Lower Tombigbee River, Alabama,” Evan Peacock, Stuart W. McGregor, and Ashley A. Dumas explore recent ... 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


New Centers Emerge (Phase 4)

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

in New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Phase 4, the final phase of occupation at Crystal River and Roberts Island, started sometime between around AD 780 and 870 and ended between 900 and 980, spanning the transition between the Late ... More


The Dogs of Spirit Hill: An Analysis of Domestic Dog Burials from Jackson County, Alabama

Renee B. Walker and R. Jeannine Windham

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Authors Renee B. Walker and R. Jeannine Windham focus on dog burial in chapter 5, “The Dogs of Spirit Hill: An Analysis of Domestic Dog Burials from Jackson County, Alabama.” The Spirit Hill site is ... More


From Small Histories to Big History on the Woodland Period Gulf Coast

Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Neill J. Wallis, and Victor D. Thompson

in The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401629
eISBN:
9781683402299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401629.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The “historical turn” in the archaeology of the Woodland period Gulf Coast of the Southeastern United States began several decades ago, as archaeologists began to move beyond relatively static ... More


Crystal River and the Archaeology of Early Village Societies in the American Southeast (and Beyond)

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

in New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the archaeology of the American Southeast, the Woodland period (from around 1000 B.C. to A.D. 1050) is not conventionally understood as an interval marked by significant “firsts.” But it was ... 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


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


From Regional Center to Mound-Residential Compound (Phase 3)

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

in New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Recent archaeological work suggests that people began moving away from Crystal River in Phase 3, which probably began between around AD 500 and 600 and lasted until sometime between AD 650 and 750, ... More


From Vacant Center to Early Village (Phase 1)

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

in New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Radiocarbon dates from the lowermost levels in midden excavations suggest that people began to live at Crystal River sometime in the first century AD, during the Middle Woodland period. Phase 1 was ... More


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