Chiefdoms And Other Archaeological Delusions / Edition 1

Chiefdoms And Other Archaeological Delusions / Edition 1

by Timothy R. Pauketat
     
 

This book sweeps away the last vestiges of social-evolutionary explanations of 'chiefdoms' by rethinking the history of Pre-Columbian Southeast peoples and comparing them to ancient peoples in the Southwest, Mexico, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.See more details below

Overview

This book sweeps away the last vestiges of social-evolutionary explanations of 'chiefdoms' by rethinking the history of Pre-Columbian Southeast peoples and comparing them to ancient peoples in the Southwest, Mexico, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759108295
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Issues in Eastern Woodlands Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Sales rank:
785,921
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Principles and Principals Chapter 2 A Crisis in Mississippian Archaeology Chapter 3 Breaking the Law of Cultural Dominance Chapter 4 Parsing Mississippian Chiefdoms Chapter 5 The X-Factor Chapter 6 Yoffee's Rule and Cahokia Chapter 7 What Constitutes Civilization? Community and Control in the Southwest, Mexico, and Mesopotamia Chapter 8 Truth, Justice, and the Archaeological Way

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