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Ancient complexities : new perspectives in Precolumbian North America / edited by Susan M. Alt
Alternate Title New perspectives in Precolumbian North America
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  E77.9 .A49 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social archaeology -- North America
Indians of North America -- Antiquities
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs
Subject North America -- Antiquities
Physical Description ix, 236 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Considering complexity: confounding categories with practices / Susan M. Alt -- (E)mergent complexities during the Archaic period in Northeast Florida / Asa R. Randall and Kenneth E. Sassaman -- Hunter-gatherer ritual and complexity: new evidence from Poverty Point, Louisiana / Tristram R. Kidder -- Practicing complexity (past and present) at Kolomoki / Thomas J. Pluckhahn -- Sacrificing complexity: renewal through Ohio Hopewell rituals / Bretton Giles -- Mobile farmers and sedentary models: horticulture and cultural transitions in late Woodland and Contact period New England / Elizabeth S. Chilton -- Confounding kinship: ritual regional organization in Northern Michigan, a.d. 1200-1600 / Meghan C. L. Howey -- Complexity in action(s): retelling the Cahokia story / Susan M. Alt -- Categories of complexity and the preclusion of practice / Jon Bernard Marcoux and Gregory D. Wilson -- Landscapes of complexity in the U.S. Southwest: the Hohokam, Chacoans, and peer polity interaction / Jill E. Neitzel -- The good gray intermediate: why native societies of North America can't be states / Stephen H. Lekson -- A people's history of the American Southwest / Severin Fowles -- Downsizers, upgraders, cultural constructors, and social producers / Robert Chapman -- The unbearable lightness of complexity / Norman Yoffee
Series Foundations of archaeological inquiry
Alternate Author Alt, Susan M., 1959-

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