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Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Keith Ashley and Nancy Marie White

Abstract

This volume shines light on Mississippi-period cultures (A.D. 1000–1600) throughout Florida and explores the degree to which indigenous peoples here distilled the ideas and trends of the broader Mississippian world of southeastern and midwestern North America. The importance of Florida natives lies in their own cultural traditions and identities that often intersected with those outside their territorial boundaries. By lifting the veil of cultural uniformity frequently draped over Florida in the Mississippian literature, the authors expose a diverse and vibrant collection of cleared-field maiz ... More

Keywords: Mississippi Period, Florida, exchange, farmers, fisher-forager, hunter-gatherers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813040141
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813040141.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keith Ashley, editor

Nancy Marie White, editor