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Title Political structure and change in the prehistoric southeastern United States / edited by John F. Scarry
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 324 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The Ripley P. Bullen series
Ripley P. Bullen series.
Contents Foreword / Jerald T. Milanich -- Part I. Introduction -- Looking for and at Mississippian Political Change / John F. Scarry -- The Nature of Mississippian Societies / John F. Scarry -- Part II. Structure and Change in Mississippian Societies -- Development and Dissolution of a Mississippian Society in the American Bottom, Illinois / George R. Milner -- Markers of Social Integration : The Development of Centralized Authority in the Spiro Region / J. Daniel Rogers -- Control Over Goods and the Political Stability of the Moundville Chiefdom / Paul D. Welch -- Platform-Mound Construction and the Instability of Mississippian Chiefdoms / David J. Hally -- Mississippian Political Dynamics in the Oconee Valley, Georgia / Mark Williams and Gary Shapiro -- Chiefly Cycling and Large-Scale Abandonments as Viewed from the Savannah River Basin / David G. Anderson -- Stability and Change in the Apalachee Chiefdom / John F. Scarry -- Part III. Chiefly Politics and the Mississippian Societies -- Fluctuations between Simple and Complex Chiefdoms : Cycling in the Late Prehistoric Southeast / David G. Anderson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-311) and index
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Subject Chiefdoms -- Southern States -- History.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Economic conditions.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Politics and government.
Mississippian culture -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Scarry, John F.
ISBN 0813014336
081302028X (electronic bk.)
9780813020280 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)