Byers, A. Martin
Title From Cahokia to Larson to Moundville: Death, World Renewal, and the Sacred in the Mississippian Social World of the Late Prehistoric Eastern Woodlands
Book Condition New
Publisher Knoxville, Tennessee Newfound Press 2015
Seller ID 000628
viii; 694 Pp Book is illustrated with maps and tables. The author presents a view of Middle Mississippian culture and social organization deconstructing the chiefdom model and offering an autonomous social world that focused on spiritual renewal and sacred rituals. Byers presents his case through the archaeological record of Cahokia, the Spoon River Culture of the Illinois Valley and Moundville.
Mississippian, Eastern Woodlands, Mounds, Mound builders, Midwest, American Indians, North America, Southeast, Cahokia, Moundville, Spoon River Mississippian