Indian Mounds of Wisconsin

Indian Mounds of Wisconsin

by Robert A. Birmingham, Leslie E. Eisenberg

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ISBN-13: 9780299168742
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Edition description: 1
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert A. Birmingham is the state archaeologist in the Division of Historic Preservation and Leslie E. Eisenberg is a forensic anthropologist and coordinator of the Burial Sites Preservation Program, both at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsvii
Tablesxi
Prefacexiii
1The Mystery of the Mounds3
2Speculation, Excavation, Explanation: In Search of the Mound Builders13
3Wisconsin before the Mound Builders: The Paleo-Indian and Archaic Traditions69
4Early Burial Mound Builders: The Early and Middle Woodland Stages82
5Effigy Mound Builders: The Late Woodland Stage100
6Temple Mound Builders: The Mississippian Tradition142
7Mound Construction and Use in Later Times: Oneota, Northern Wisconsin, and the Historic Period163
8Indian Mounds in the Modern World180
AppendixSelected Mound Sites Open to the Public193
Notes209
Bibliography227
Index240

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