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Claassen, Cheryl, 1953-
Feasting with shellfish in the southern Ohio Valley : Archaic sacred sites and rituals / Cheryl Claassen
1st ed
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E78.O4 C55 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indians of North America -- Ohio River Valley -- Antiquities
Indians of North America -- Ohio River Valley -- Rites and ceremonies
Kitchen-middens -- Ohio River Valley
Shellfish -- Social aspects -- Ohio River Valley -- History
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ohio River Valley
Sacred space -- Ohio River Valley -- History
Landscapes -- Social aspects -- Ohio River Valley -- History
Subject Ohio River Valley -- Antiquities
Green River Valley (Ky.) -- Antiquities
Tennessee River Valley -- Antiquities
Physical Description xii, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-264) and index
Contents Thinking about Archaic hunter-gatherers -- Archaic shell-bearing sites of the southern Ohio Valley -- Locations of shell-bearing sites -- Overexploitation of mollusks -- Demise of the Hypsithermal -- Ohio River Valley shell-bearing sites : villages? -- Ceremonial districts of the southern Ohio Valley -- Archaic rituals at shell-bearing sites -- From Archaic villages to ritual camps : the theoretical landscape

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