The Development of Southeastern Archaeology

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Ten scholars whose specialties range from ethnohistory to remote sensing and lithic analysis to bioarchaeology chronicle changes in the way prehistory in the Southeast has been studied since the 19th century. Each brings to the task the particular perspective of his or her own subdiscipline in this multifaceted overview of the history of archaeology in a region that has had an important but variable role in the overall development of North American archaeology.

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Overview

Ten scholars whose specialties range from ethnohistory to remote sensing and lithic analysis to bioarchaeology chronicle changes in the way prehistory in the Southeast has been studied since the 19th century. Each brings to the task the particular perspective of his or her own subdiscipline in this multifaceted overview of the history of archaeology in a region that has had an important but variable role in the overall development of North American archaeology.

Some of the specialties discussed in this book were traditionally relegated to appendixes or ignored completely in site reports more than 20 years old. Today, most are integral parts of such reports, but this integration has been hard won. Other specialties have been and will continue to be of central concern to archaeologists. Each chapter details the way changes in method can be related to changes in theory by reviewing major landmarks in the literature. As a consequence, the reader can compare the development of each subdiscipline.

As the first book of this kind to deal specifically with the region, it be will valuable to archaeologists everywhere. The general reader will find the book of interest because the development of southeastern archaeology reflects trends in the development of social science as a whole.

Contributors include:

Jay K. Johnson, David S. Brose, Jon L. Gibson, Maria O. Smith, Patricia K. Galloway, Elizabeth J. Reitz, Kristen J. Gremillion, Ronald L. Bishop, Veletta Canouts, and W. Fredrick Limp

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"An excellent, in-depth introduction to contemporary analytical methods in the archaeology of the Southeast."
—American Antiquity

"This is not only a book that anyone working in the Southeast should own; it is a book from which archaeologists everywhere can learn as well."
—Southeastern Archaeology

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Ten scholars of diverse specialties--e.g. ethnohistory, remote sensing, lithic analysis, bioarchaeology--chronicle changes in the way prehistory in the Southeast has been studied since the 19th century, discussing the theories and methods that have dominated research in this region and examining the scope of the region's contributions, particularly as a fertile testing ground for theory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817306007
  • Publisher: University of Alabama Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

 
Jay K. Johnson is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Mississippi and editor of The Development of Southeastern Archaeology.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Changing Paradigms in the Explanation of Southeastern Prehistory 1
2 Ceramics 18
3 Lithics 36
4 Physical Anthropology 53
5 Ethnohistory 78
6 Zooarchaeology 109
7 Paleoethnobotany 132
8 Archaeometry 160
9 Multispectral Digital Imagery 184
10 Conclusion 207
References Cited 215
Contributors 327
Index 331
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