Southeastern Archaeology

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Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, Winter

Analysis of Early-Nineteenth-Century Muscogee Creek Fur Trade at a United States Factory Store
The interactions of peoples from the New and Old Worlds have been a subject of interest to a variety of fields, including colonial studies, epidemiology, physical anthropology, world systems theory, Native American studies, and economic anthropology....
An Early and Strong Sympathy: The Indian Writings of William Gilmore Simms
An Early and Strong Sympathy: The Indian Writings of William Gilmore Simms. JOHN CALDWELL GUILD5 and CHARLES HUDSON (eds.). University of South Carolina Press, Charleston, 2003. 604 pp., ill. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN: 1-57003-441-9.An Early and Strong Sympathy:...
A Passion for the Past: The Odyssey of a Transatlantic Archaeologist
A Passion for the Past: The Odyssey of a Transatlantic Archaeologist. IVOR NOËL HUME. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 2010. 384 pp., ill. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2977-4; $29.95 (e-book), ISBN: 978-0-8139-2996-5.Very few individuals...
Maize Adoption and Intensification in the Central Illinois River Valley: An Analysis of Archaeobotanical Data from the Late Woodland to Early Mississippian Periods (A.D. 600-1200)
How, why, and when ancient Eastern Woodland peoples intensified maize (Zea mays) farming is a question that has resonated with archaeological research interests for decades. Early investigators viewed the adoption and intensification of maize as a prime...
Making Archaeology Happen: Design versus Dogma
Making Archaeology Happen: Design versus Dogma. MARTIN CARVER. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA, 2011. 184 pp., ill., map. $94.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-161132-024-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN: 978-1-61132-025-1; $29.95 (e-book), ISBN: 978-1-61132-551-5.Making...
Pine Barrens and Possum's Rations: Early Archaic Settlement in the North Carolina Sandhills
The Sandhills of North Carolina is a unique physiographic zone treated historically as a cultural backwater with little to offer for human existence. Archaeological work at the Fort Bragg Military Reservation over the past few decades, however, has revealed...
Prehistoric Rock Art from Painted Bluff and the Landscape of North Alabama Rock Art
Prehistoric open-air rock art in southeastern North America has been known and written about since early in the history of Euro-American settlement in the region. Fray Ramón Pané, accompanying Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World...
Remarkable Photographs of Clarence B. Moore's Expedition to the Ouachita River Valley, Louisiana, 1908-1909
Clarence Bloomfield Moore (1852-1936) is one of the most important historical figures in American archaeology. From the mid-1870s to the early 1920s he undertook excavations at prehistoric sites throughout the southeastern United States, concentrating...
Sacred Games, Death, and Renewal in the Ancient Eastern Woodlands: The Ohio Hopewell System of Cult Sodality Heterarchies
Sacred Games, Death, and Renewal in the Ancient Eastern Woodlands: The Ohio Hopewell System of Cult Sodality Heterarchies. A. MARTIN BYERS. Alta Mira Press, Lanham, MD, 2011. 558 pp., ill., maps. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-7591-2032-7; $97.99 (e-book),...
Sifting the Sands of Time: Geoarchaeology, Culture Chronology, and Climate Change at Squires Ridge, Northeastern North Carolina
Relict source-bordering dunes and aeolian sand sheets have a widespread occurrence along the Coastal Plain of the Southeast from Georgia to the Carolinas and have been the focus of several geological studiesparticularly in regard to their paleoclimatic...
Sweet Cane: The Architecture of the Sugar Works of East Florida
Sweet Cane: The Architecture of the Sugar Works of East Florida. LUCY B. WAYNE. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 2010. xvi, 176 pp., ill. $45.00 (hardcover), ISBN: 978-0-8173-1696-9; $22.50 (paper), ISBN: 978-0-8173-5592-0; $22.50 (e-book), ISBN:...
The Bioarchaeology of Violence
The Bioarchaeology of Violence. DEBRA L. MARTIN, RYAN P. HARROD, and VENTURA R. PÉREZ (eds.). Foreword by Clark Spencer Larsen. University Press of Florida, 2012. xiii, 291 pp., ill., maps. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 13: 978-0-8130-4150-6; $24.95 (paper),...
The Chronology and History of Mount Taylor Period (Ca. 7400-4600 Cal B.P.) Shell Sites on the Middle St. Johns River, Florida
Freshwater shell sites-ranging from small scatters to large mounds-are defining features of the St. Johns River in northeastern Florida (Figure 1). In the context of American archaeology, the St. Johns shell sites represent several important "firsts":...
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