Signs of Power: The Rise of Cultural Complexity in the Southeast
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BeschreibungBy focusing on the first instances of mound building, pottery making, fancy polished stone and bone, as well as specialized chipped stone, artifacts, and their widespread exchange, this book explores the sources of power and organization among Archaic societies.
PortraitJon L. Gibson is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and coauthor with Jerald T. Milanich of The Ancient Mounds of Poverty Point. Philip J. Carr is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Alabama and editor of The Organization of North American Prehistoric Chipped Stone Tool Technologies.
Pressestimmen"This volume aptly Illustrates the very complex nature of Archaic societies that constructed the earliest earthworks in the New World and sets their activities in the broader context of their times." - John Kelly, Washington University at St. Louis"
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF ALABAMA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2004
Seitenanzahl: 400 Seiten