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  • Feasting with Shellfish in the Southern Ohio Valleyby Cheryl Claassen

    University of Tennessee Press 2010; US$ 49.00

    In this provocative work, Cheryl Claassen challenges long-standing notions about hunter-gatherer life in the southern Ohio Valley as it unfolded some 8,000 to 3,500 years ago. Focusing on freshwater shell mounds scattered along the Tennessee, Ohio, Green, and Harpeth rivers, Claassen draws on the latest archaeological research to offer penetrating... more...

  • From Quarry to Cornfieldby Charles Cobb

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    From Quarry to Cornfield provides an innovative model for examining the technology of hoe production and its contribution to the agriculture of Mississippian communities. Lithic specialist Charles Cobb examines the political economy in Mississippian communities through a case study of raw material procurement and hoe production and usage at... more...

  • Living Historiesby Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    Southwestern archaeology represents the intersection of countless peoples, interests, ideas, and events. Much as archaeologists working in the Southwest have shaped the lives and histories of Native Americans, so too have Native peoples and traditions shaped archaeological practice. Grappling straightforwardly with tangled political and cultural relationships,... more...

  • History's Shadowby Steven Conn

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    Who were the Native Americans? Where did they come from and how long ago? Did they have a history, and would they have a future? Questions such as these dominated intellectual life in the United States during the nineteenth century. And for many Americans, such questions about the original inhabitants of their homeland inspired a flurry of historical... more...

  • Dynamics of Southwest Prehistoryby Linda S. Cordell; George J. Gumerman

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 44.95

    Emerging from a School of American Research, this work reviews the general status of archaeological knowledge in 9 key regions of the Southwest to examine broader questions of cultural development, which affected the Southwest as a whole, and to consider an overall conceptual model of the prehistoric Southwest after the advent of sedentism.  ... more...

  • Rock Art Of Kentuckyby Jr. Fred E. Coy; Thomas C. Fuller; Larry G. Meadows; James F. Swauger

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Rock Art of Kentucky is the first comprehensive documentation of the fragile remnants of Kentucky's prehistoric Native American rock art sites. Found in twenty-two of Kentucky's counties, these sites pan a period of more than three thousand years. The most frequent design elements in Kentucky rock art are engravings of the footprints of birds,... more...

  • Those Who Remainby Gene J. Crediford

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    When DeSoto (in 1540) and later Juan Pardo (in 1567) marched through what was known as the province of Cofitachequi (which covered the southern part of today’s North Carolina and most of South Carolina), the native population was estimated at well over 18,000. Most shared a common Catawba language, enabling this confederation of tribes to practice... more...

  • Hardaway Revisitedby I. Randolph Daniel

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    This provocative reanalysis of one of the most famous Early Archaic archaeological sites in the southeastern United States provides a new model for understanding prehistoric settlement patterns. Since the early 1970s, southeastern archaeologists have focused their attention on identifying the function of prehistoric sites and settlement practices... more...

  • Corridor Talk to Culture Historyby Regna Darnell; Frederic W. Gleach

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Histories of Anthropology Annual series presents diverse perspectives on the discipline’s history within a global context, with a goal of increasing awareness and use of historical approaches in teaching, learning, and doing anthropology. Critical, comparative, analytical, and narrative studies involving all aspects and subfields of anthropology... more...

  • Changing the Worldby Alan Dawley

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    In May of 1919, women from around the world gathered in Zurich, Switzerland, and proclaimed, "We dedicate ourselves to peace!" Just months after the end of World War I, the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom--a group led by American progressive Jane Addams and comprising veteran campaigners for social reform--knew that a peaceful world... more...