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- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 24.99
In this sweeping regional history, anthropologist Robbie Ethridge traces the metamorphosis of the Native South from first contact in 1540 to the dawn of the eighteenth century, when indigenous people no longer lived in a purely Indian world but rather on the edge of an expanding European empire. Using a framework that Ethridge calls the "Mississippian... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 24.99
Reconstructing the human and natural environment of the Creek Indians in frontier Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, Robbie Ethridge illuminates a time of wrenching transition. Creek Country presents a compelling portrait of a culture in crisis, of its resiliency in the face of profound change, and of the forces that pushed it into decisive,... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 35.00
During the two centuries following European contact, the world of late prehistoric Mississippian chiefdoms collapsed and Native communities there fragmented, migrated, coalesced, and reorganized into new and often quite different societies. The editors of this volume, Robbie Ethridge and Sheri M. Shuck-Hall, argue that such a period and region of instability... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
A seamless social history of the native peoples of the American South, bridging prehistory and history. The past 20 years have witnessed a change in the study of the prehistory and history of the native peoples of the American South. This paradigm shift is the bridging of prehistory and history to fashion a seamless social history that includes... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 39.95
Red Eagle?s Children presents the legal proceedings in an inheritance dispute that serves as an unexpected window on the intersection of two cultural and legal systems: Creek Indian and Euro-American. Case 1299: Weatherford vs. Weatherford et al. appeared in the Chancery Court of Mobile in 1846 when William ?Red Eagle? Weatherford?s son by the... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
One of the most profound events in sixteenth-century North America was a ferocious battle between the Spanish army of Hernando de Soto and a larger force of Indian warriors under the leadership of a feared chieftain named Tascalusa. The site of this battle was a small fortified border town within an Indian province known as Mabila. Although the Indians... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 59.95
Forging Southeastern Identities: Social Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Mississippian to Early Historic South , a groundbreaking collection of ten essays, covers a broad expanse of time?from the ninth to the nineteenth centuries?and focuses on a common theme of identity. These essays represent the various methods used by esteemed scholars today... more...