Late Woodland Societies: Tradition and Transformation across the Midcontinent

Late Woodland Societies: Tradition and Transformation across the Midcontinent

by Thomas E. Emerson
     
 

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Contains extensive geographic coverage of the native cultures of the Late Woodland period (approximately A.D. 300-1000), discussing sites, artifacts, and prehistoric cultural practices, as well as giving critical summaries of interpretive perspectives and trends in scholarship. Contains several b&w illustrations and maps. Edited by Emerson and Andrew C. Fortier of…  See more details below

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Contains extensive geographic coverage of the native cultures of the Late Woodland period (approximately A.D. 300-1000), discussing sites, artifacts, and prehistoric cultural practices, as well as giving critical summaries of interpretive perspectives and trends in scholarship. Contains several b&w illustrations and maps. Edited by Emerson and Andrew C. Fortier of the Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program, U. of Illinois, and Dale L. McElrath (statewide survey coordinator). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Editorial Reviews

Mississippi Archaeology
“The authors and editors have done us a great favor in synthesizing so much information. There is much to be gained from a thorough reading and rereading of this volume.”—Phillip Carr, Mississippi Archaeology
North Dakota History
“The editors and authors have created a work that will stand as a major contribution to midwestern archeology. This volume is for professional archeologists, in both academics and management, particularly in Illinois and adjoining states. It will be heavily used by archeologists engaged in the excavation and study of Late Woodland sites.”—North Dakota History
Annals of Iowa
Late Woodland Societies is a long-needed and most welcome comprehensive compilation and is highly recommended reading.”—Annals of Iowa

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803218215
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.10(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas E. Emerson is director of the Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program and an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois. He is the author or editor of several works, including Cahokia: Domination and Ideology in the Mississippian World. Dale L. McElrath is statewide survey coordinator and Andrew C. Fortier is special projects coordinator for the Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program at the University of Illinois.

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