The Ascent of Chiefs: Cahokia and Mississippian Politics in Native North America

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Index
Abron kingdom, 30
Actor, 2-3, 13-16, 36, 188
Administration, chiefly, 9, 27
Adze blade, 79, 83, 93-94, 147-48, 173, 178- 79
Agency, 13
Alienation, 15, 17, 22, 31-32, 34, 180-82, 184; Lohmann phase, 180
Alliances, 20-21, 27, 171, 183; marriage, 20, 62-63
American Bottom, 4-6, 43, 44, 46-48, 49, 50-53, 55, 57, 61-85, 92-102, 105-6, 122, 140, 152, 169, 172-78, 181, 183, 186-88; uplands, 158. See also Northern-Bottom Expanse
American Bottom archaeology, 5, 67, 70
Analogy-homology dilemma, 41
Appropriation, 15, 34, 187
Architecture. See Buildings
Aristocracy, 33, 35
Arrowheads, 83-84, 93-94, 152-53, 177; mound cache, 84, 93
Artifact density, calculation, 142
Artifacts, 37, 92-105, 141-62; density, 142, 173-74, 178; exotic, 20, 27, 59, 83, 92, 145- 46, 159, 162, 163, 165; symbolic meaning, 177-78. See also Prestige goods
Assassination, 29, 176
Authority, 2, 5, 32, 171; chiefly, 17; regional-administrative, 3; sacral, 16, 33, 35, 38; superordinate, 30
Axeheads, 97-98, 177-78; megalithic, 80, 97-98, 178-79
Bald Cypress, 79
Bareis, Charles, 71
Beads: copper, 85, 96; shell, 83-87, 101-2, 105, 145, 153-54, 165, 179-80
Bender, Barbara, 42
Big Mound, 83
Blanton, Richard, 61
Bluffs, 68
Booker T. Washington site, 85
Bourdieu, Pierre, 16n
Brackenridge, Henry, 46, 67
Buildings, 53, 112-31; circular, 76, 88, 122; EM-2, 115; EM-3, 116; Emergent Mississippian, 51-52; L-l, 120; L-2 and L- 3, 122; M-l and M-2, 128; monumental, 87, 106, 125, 127, 185; rural, 76; S-l and S- 2, 125; single-post, 114-20, 172. See also Edelhardt phase; Lohmann phase; Moorehead phase; Stirling phase; Wall trenches
Cahokia, 4, 6, 66, 80-92; community remains, 109; development, 168-74; Emergent Mississippian, 53; subcommu- nities, 85; World-Systems Theory, 11
Cahokia Mounds State Park, 70
Cahokia-Mississippian, 7, 43
Cahokian polity, 63, 73, 172, 184, 186-88
Carneiro, Robert, 31
Cedar litters, 84
Cemetery Mound, 83
Center: Emergent Mississippian, 53, 78, 169; paramount, 27, 73; secondary, 78-80
Central Political-Administrative Complex, 5, 66, 74, 78, 80, 174
Centralization, 2-3, 8, 12, 21-38, 177. See also Craft production
Ceramic vessels, 53-60, 100-101; fineware, 100-101, 160-61, 173, 175. See also Monks Mound Red; Ramey Incised
Chief, 18, 30-31, 34, 174; manager, 40
Chiefdom, 2, 8, 10; complex, 1, 9, 24-25, 171; cycling, 21, 38; simple, 21
Chief ship, 2, 16-18, 29, 37, 172; accommo- dative, 37; benefits for nonelite, 18; collaborative, 35, 37, 176; divine, 6, 17, 34-35, 175-76; material manifestations, 184
Childe, V. Gordon, 2
Chronology, 47-49
Chunky stones, 84-85

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