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Author Pollack, David, 1951-

Title Caborn-Welborn : constructing a new society after the Angel Chiefdom collapse / David Pollack
Published Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 234 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Pre-A.D. 1400 Mississippian regional centers, Angel's collapse, and Caborn-Welborn developments in the lower Ohio River Valley -- Ceramic descriptions -- Site types and their spatial distribution -- Temporal trends -- Cultural and functional ceramic patterns -- Interpretations and conclusions
Summary An important case study of chiefdom collapse and societal reemergence. Caborn-Welborn, a late Mississippian (A.D. 1400?) farming society centered at the confluence of the Ohio and Wabash Rivers (in what is now southwestern Indiana, southeastern Illinois, and northwestern Kentucky), developed following the collapse of the Angel chiefdom (A.D. 1000?). Using ceramic and settlement data, David Pollack examines the ways in which that new society reconstructed social, political, and economic relationships from the remnants of the Angel chiefdom. Unlike most instances of the demise of a complex socie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-228) and index
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Subject Chiefdoms -- Ohio River Valley.
Chiefdoms -- Wabash River Valley.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ohio River Valley.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Wabash River Valley.
Mississippian culture -- Ohio River Valley.
Mississippian culture -- Wabash River Valley.
Mississippian pottery -- Ohio River Valley.
Mississippian pottery -- Wabash River Valley.
Ohio River Valley -- Antiquities.
Wabash River Valley -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004000653
ISBN 0817382232 (electronic bk.)
9780817382230 (electronic bk.)