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Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Zackary I. Gilmore


This book conveys an eventful history of the Late Archaic hunter-gatherer interactions that unfolded at one of the largest and most elaborate shell mound complexes in the southeastern United States. Hunter-gatherers have long been represented as peoples without history and Archaic period shell mounds as gradual, inconsequential accumulations of food waste. In contrast, this study approaches mounds and related places as emergent historical processes, punctuated by countless social and material gathering events. Drawing on extensive depositional evidence, along with techno-stylistic, chemical, a ... More

Keywords: Florida, history, deposition, early pottery, hunter-gatherer, pottery, shell mounds

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780813062716
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062716.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Zackary I. Gilmore, author
University of Florida