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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


Histories Inscribed in Place

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/9780813061016.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

An alternative to assuming that shell sites were created and used exclusively as trash heaps is to track the changing ways and social contexts in which shell and other materials were deposited in ... More


Shell Mounds and Hunter-Gatherers in Prehistory

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/9780813061016.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Freshwater shell sites are often characterized as trash heaps (middens). This interpretation has two very limiting consequences. First, it implies that such sites were not socially significant places ... More


Archaic Shell-Bearing Site Investigations in the Middle Cumberland River Valley

Aaron Deter-Wolf and Leslie Straub

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/9781683400837.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Our understanding of the archaeological sequence in the Middle Cumberland River Valley is the result of thousands of archaeological projects conducted over the past century by antiquarian scholars, ... 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


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


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