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Author Blitz, John Howard.

Title The Chattahoochee chiefdoms / John H. Blitz and Karl G. Lorenz
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 287 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Political and social integration in rank societies : a Mississippian case study -- Mississippian political and social integration -- Archaeology of the mound centers -- The cultural chronology, A.D. 1100-1650 -- Archaeological measures of political integration -- Archaeological measures of social integration -- The rise and decline of the Chattahoochee chiefdoms -- Research synopsis and theory synthesis -- Appendix A: The multiple-mound-center excavations -- Appendix B: The single-mound-center excavations -- Appendix C: Pottery classification -- Appendix D: Seriation methods
Summary Along the banks of the lower Chattahoochee River, the remains of ancient settlements are abundant, including archaeological sites produced by Native Americans between 900 and 350 years ago, and marked by the presence of large earthen mounds. Like similar monuments elsewhere in the Southeastern United States, the lower Chatta-hoochee River mounds have long attracted the attention of travelers, antiquarians, and archaeologists. As objects from the mounds were unearthed, occasionally illustrated and discussed in print, attention became focused on the aesthetic qualities of the artifacts, the origi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-278) and index
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Subject Chiefdoms -- Chattahoochee River Valley.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Chattahoochee River Valley.
Indians of North America -- Chattahoochee River Valley -- Kings and rulers.
Indians of North America -- Chattahoochee River Valley -- Politics and government.
Mississippian culture -- Chattahoochee River Valley.
Chattahoochee River Valley -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Lorenz, Karl G. (Karl Gregory), 1961-
LC no. 2005022266
ISBN 081738460X (electronic bk.)
9780817384609 (electronic bk.)