Coosa: The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom / Edition 1

Coosa: The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom / Edition 1

by Marvin T. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813018110

ISBN-13: 9780813018119

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: University Press of Florida

In this colorfully illustrated book, Smith traces the rise and collapse of thechiefdom of Coosa, located in the Ridge and Valley province of northwestern Georgia and adjacent states. From humble beginnings, Coosa became one of the most important chiefdoms in the Southeast, dominating a territory from present eastern Tennessee to central Alabama. But by the beginning

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In this colorfully illustrated book, Smith traces the rise and collapse of thechiefdom of Coosa, located in the Ridge and Valley province of northwestern Georgia and adjacent states. From humble beginnings, Coosa became one of the most important chiefdoms in the Southeast, dominating a territory from present eastern Tennessee to central Alabama. But by the beginning of the 18th century, the once powerful chiefdom had been reduced to a few towns in the Creek Confederacy.

"A masterful integration of archaeological and historical information."-George R. Milner, Pennsylvania State University

"A convincing account of where these people came from, and what happened to them in the shadowy years after their fateful encounter with De Soto's Spanish army."-Vernon J. Knight, University of Alabama

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813018119
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Florida Museum of Natural History Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.79(d)

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