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Swift Creek and Weeden Island Mortuary Landscapes of Interaction

Neill J. Wallis

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/9780813044606.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the histories or social relationships indicated at Middle Woodland Swift Creek and Weeden Island burial mounds. Variation in artifact distribution in burial mounds of the Gulf ... More


Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Asa R. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

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 ... More


Like a Dead Dog: Strategic Ritual Choice in the Mortuary Enterprise

R. Berle Clay

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/9780813044606.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

I argue that a national bias on the part of American archaeologists leads to a focus on Middle Woodland burial mounds simply as landscape monuments to the dead created through extended acts of ... More


Greco-Scythian Art in Practice

Caspar Meyer

in Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia: From Classical Antiquity to Russian Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199682331
eISBN:
9780191808555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682331.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines the evidence of Greco-Scythian art in practice by focusing on tombside feasts from burial mounds on the Bosporus. It suggests that those feasts provided one of the primary sites ... More


Working Out Adena Political Organization and Variation from the Ritual Landscape in the Kentucky Bluegrass

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/9780813044606.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Understanding how humans alter their surrounding landscape can, on a basic scale, help us understand how people were structured socially. Recent discourse on the Adena phenomenon has emphasized the ... 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 Perfect Balance: Adapting to the Land and Sea

Robert S. Carr

in Digging Miami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042060
eISBN:
9780813043463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042060.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

By 1000 BC prehistoric adaptation to the wetlands of South Florida was complete. A comprehensive assemblage of tools and artifacts had been developed from local resources, such as shell, bone, and ... More


Books Buried in the Earth: The Book of Mormon, Revelation, and the Humic Foundations of the Nation

Jillian Sayre

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

This essay reads The Book of Mormon as productive of a structure of mourning, spoken through and effected by the historical romance. It considers not only how individuals come together in religious ... More


David Walker: In Defense of African Rights and Liberty

Sterling Stuckey

in Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

Born in North Carolina of a slave father and free mother, David Walker dedicated himself, with iron resolve, to the emancipation of people of color, eventually publishing his Appeal to the Colored ... More


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