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Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland
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Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry

Abstract

Archaeological work in the Moundville region has progressed at a rapid pace with new excavations regional surveys and analyses of extant collections. This volume takes stock of the “flight paths” over the last two decades and hints at some directions present and future work is taking us. We believe the solid foundation of past research set the stage for a flurry of new interpretations that draw heavily on both archaeological evidence and ethnohistorical models the latter firmly rooted in the Native cultures of the American South. The result is a richer more detailed understanding of the people ... More

Keywords: Moundville, Ethnohistory, Native cultures, American South

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780813061665
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813061665.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vincas P. Steponaitis, editor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

C. Margaret Scarry, editor