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The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Jennifer Birch and Victor D. Thompson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The emergence of village-communities profoundly transformed social organization in every part of the world where such societies developed. Contributors to The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North ... More


The Power of Villages

Victor D. Thompson and Jennifer Birch

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/9781683400462.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

While the settings for village formation in eastern North America differ widely, the cultural materials that peoples used to craft village communities and the social processes that played out within ... More


Captivity and Slavery in Aboriginal North American Cultures

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on captivity and slavery in aboriginal cultures in the Southeast and Northwest Coast of North America, discussing some possible servile statuses found in aboriginal eastern North ... More


Mississippian Beginnings: Multiple Perspectives on Migration, Monumentality, and Religion in the Prehistoric Eastern United States

David G. Anderson

in Mississippian Beginnings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The emergence of the complex societies of the late prehistoric era in Eastern North America has been the subject of extensive research in recent years, resulting in a new appreciation for how these ... More


Bear-Human Relationships in Native Eastern North America: An Overview of Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Evidence

Gregory A. Waselkov and J. Lynn Funkhouser

in Bears: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives in Native Eastern North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401384
eISBN:
9781683401742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401384.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume’s case studies recognize the black bear (Ursus americanus) to be among the most socially consequent of species in Native Eastern North America, despite meager remains at many ... More


Populations of and Threats to Rare Plants of the Herb Layer: Still More Challenges and Opportunities for Conservation Biologists

Claudia L. Jolls and Dennis F. Whigham

in The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837656
eISBN:
9780190267865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837656.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The ability to understand the ecology of herbs of forests of eastern North America is hampered by declining abundances and increasing risks of extinctions, particularly for rare taxa. Major causes ... More


Building the Infrastructure in the 1970s

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines grape growing and wine making in eastern North America in the 1970s. Long before there was any real knowledge of the importance of site selection, people planted grapes on the ... More


The Ceremonial Landscape of the Newark Earthworks and the Raccoon Creek Valley Bradley T. Lepper

Bradley T. Lepper

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/9780813034553.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter situates the Newark Earthworks, probably the most complex of known Ohio Hopewellian works, within the larger framework of the Raccoon Valley and shows that understanding the former ... More


So Many Little Sovereignties, 1792–1822

Gray H. Whaley

in Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter observes that Chinookan peoples of the lower Columbia cared little about Western nationalism or imperial interests, yet the trade depended on their cooperation. It notes that their ... More


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