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Archaeology of the Mid-Holocene Southeast (Florida Museum of Natural History Ripley P. Bullen Series)

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This volume summarizes our archeological knowledge of natives who inhabited the American Southeast from 8,000 to 3,000 years ago and examines evidence of many of the native cultural expressions observed by early European explorers, including long-distance exchange, plant domestication, mound building, social ranking, and warfare. (Archaeology/Anthropology)
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Overview

This volume summarizes our archeological knowledge of natives who inhabited the American Southeast from 8,000 to 3,000 years ago and examines evidence of many of the native cultural expressions observed by early European explorers, including long-distance exchange, plant domestication, mound building, social ranking, and warfare. (Archaeology/Anthropology)
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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Series Editor's Foreword
Preface
1 Geoarchaeology and the Mid-Holocene Landscape History of the Greater Southeast 3
2 Mid-Holocene Forest History of Florida and the Coastal Plain of Georgia and South Carolina 28
3 Changing Strategies of Lithic Technological Organization 41
4 Technological Innovations in Economic and Social Contexts 57
5 Middle and Late Archaic Architecture 75
6 The Paleoethnobotanical Record for the Mid-Holocene Southeast 99
7 Mid-Holocene Faunal Exploitation in the Southeastern United States 115
8 Biocultural Inquiry into Archaic Period Populations of the Southeast: Trauma and Occupational Stress 134
9 Approaches to Modeling Regional Settlement in the Archaic Period Southeast 157
10 Southeastern Mid-Holocene Coastal Settlements 177
11 Accounting for Submerged Mid-Holocene Archaeological Sites in the Southeast: A Case Study from the Chesapeake Bay Estuary, Virginia 200
12 The Emergence of Long-Distance Exchange Networks in the Southeastern United States 222
13 A Consideration of the Social Organization of the Shell Mound Archaic 235
14 Southeastern Archaic Mounds 259
15 Poverty Point and Greater Southeastern Prehistory: The Culture That Did Not Fit 288
References Cited 307
Contributors 371
Index 375
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