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Mount Taylor Places in Time and Space

Asa R. Randal

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Cross-culturally, the arrangement of residential and ceremonial architecture can reveal how communities were composed and how they integrated elements of the past within more recent landscapes. Shell ... More


Shell Mounds of the Middle St. Johns Basin, Northeast Florida

Kenneth E. Sassaman and Asa R. Randall

in Early New World Monumentality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Shell and earthen mounds of northeast Florida began to take form some 6000 years ago as places of habitation were transformed into entombments for the ancestors and arenas of social action. The onset ... 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


Southwest Florida During the Mississippi Period

Misha Klein

in Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040141
eISBN:
9780813043821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040141.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter traces the Mississippi-period cultural trajectory of the Calusa of subtropical southwest Florida against an environmental backdrop bolstered by climate and sea-level data from the Gulf ... More


Archaic Histories beyond the Shell “Heap” on the St. Johns River

Asa R. Randall, Kenneth E. Sassaman, Zackary I. Gilmore, Meggan E. Blessing, and Jason M. O'Donoughue

in New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Landscape use and modification are important ways through which small scale societies “write” their own histories. This chapter examines how Archaic period communities wrote histories through the ... More


Introduction: Archaic Shell Mounds on the St. Johns River

Asa R. Randal

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides an introduction to the study of Archaic Period shell mounds for interested avocational readers and professional archaeologists. It situates the study of ancient shell mounds in ... More


Late Archaic Depositional Narratives at Silver Glen

Zackary I. Gilmore

in Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062716
eISBN:
9780813051680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062716.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 provides a history of Archaic period landscape modification at the Silver Glen complex in northeast Florida. Primary focus is directed toward the various depositional traditions and ... More


Sacred Spring

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter begins to sketch an alternative interpretation of the use and significance of springs in Florida. It deals exclusively with Silver Glen Springs, site of the largest freshwater shell ... More


Spring Origins

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter addresses Miller’s hypothesis that the onset of spring flow led to the inception of shell mounding during the Mount Taylor period (7400–4600 cal BP) in the St. Johns River valley. It ... More


Mount Taylor Social Histories

Asa R. Randal

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 7 summarizes the volume and presents a new social history of the Mount Taylor period. The intensive shellfishing that started 7,500 years ago occurred during a period of significant ... More


Deconstructing and Reconstructing Caloosahatchee Shell Mound Building

Theresa Schober

in New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Coastal shell mounds in the Caloosahatchee region are often dichotomously interpreted as either long-term midden accumulations or purposeful constructions reflecting intra- and extra-regional social ... More


Monumental Shell Mounds as Persistent Places in Southern Coastal Brazil

Paul R. Fish, Suzanne K. Fish, Paulo DeBlasis, and Maria Dulce Gaspar

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Persistent places with substantial and sustained populations are most often associated with agricultural societies in middle range and complex societies. We examine monumental sambaquis (huge shell ... More


Introduction: Gathering Places

Zackary I. Gilmore

in Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062716
eISBN:
9780813051680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062716.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Introduction briefly reviews current archaeological approaches to Archaic period shell mounds in the southeastern U.S. before laying out the alternative perspective employed in this book. ... More


Pottery Provenance and the Social Scale of Silver Glen’s Orange Period Gatherings

Zackary I. Gilmore

in Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062716
eISBN:
9780813051680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062716.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 presents data related to the chemical and mineralogical sourcing of Orange pottery from Silver Glen. Pottery samples from the complex and clay reference samples from throughout Florida and ... More


Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Zackary I. Gilmore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062716
eISBN:
9780813051680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062716.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book conveys an eventful history of the Late Archaic hunter-gatherer interactions that unfolded at one of the largest and most elaborate shell mound complexes in the southeastern United States. ... More


Introduction

Aaron Deter-Wolf and Tanya M. Peres

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/9781683400837.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This introduction presents a brief geologic overview of the Middle Cumberland River Valley of Tennessee. It describes the research interests that culminated in the creation of this volume and ... More


A New View of the Shell-Bearing Archaic in the Middle Cumberland River Valley

Tanya M. Peres and Aaron Deter-Wolf

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/9781683400837.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

While Archaic shell-bearing sites along the coastal margins of the southeastern United States have been the subject of multi-year investigations, interior riverine shell-bearing sites have, with the ... More


Smoke on the Water

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the book and gives an overview of the importance of Florida’s springs, the threats facing them in the 21st century, and the ways that springs have typically figured into ... More


The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee

Tanya M. Peres  and Aaron Deter-Wolf (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781683400837
eISBN:
9781683400721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400837.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Prior to 2010, the only major literature on the manifestation of the Shell Mound Archaic in the Middle Cumberland River Valley of Tennessee was an unpublished dissertation and technical or ... More


Investigations at the Robinson Site (40SM4)

Dan F. Morse and Tanya M. Peres

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/9781683400837.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Excavations at the Robinson Shell Mound site took place during the summer of 1963 and recovered more than 22,000 artifacts during what would be the first modern archaeological investigation of a ... More


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