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Constructing HistoriesArchaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida$
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Asa R. Randall

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780813061016

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001

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The Traditions of Mount Taylor Communities

The Traditions of Mount Taylor Communities

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(p.122) 4 The Traditions of Mount Taylor Communities
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Constructing Histories
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Asa R. Randal

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0004

This chapter defines the Mount Taylor archaeological culture, during which most shell mounds on the St. Johns River were constructed. On one hand, the Mount Taylor culture has been traditionally defined by the appearance of shellfishing regionally. But it has also been defined by what it lacks: long-distance exchange, monumental construction, and social complexity. This chapter reviews past interpretations of Mount Taylor lifeways and presents a new historical and multi-scalar perspective on traditions innovated and reproduced by Mount Taylor<n>period communities. Topics covered include diet, mobility practices, technology, exchange and interaction, chronology, and mortuary rituals.

Keywords:   Mount Taylor, culture, lifeways, chronology, diet, mortuary ritual, technology, exchange, mobility practices, shellfishing

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