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The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Jennifer Birch and Victor D. Thompson


The emergence of village-communities profoundly transformed social organization in every part of the world where such societies developed. Contributors to The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America employ archaeological and historical evidence to explore the development of villages among eastern North American indigenous societies of the deep and recent past. Rich data sets from archaeology and contemporary social theory are employed to document the physical attributes of villages, the structural organization and aggregation of such entities, what it means to be a villager, cosmologi ... More

Keywords: Archaeology, Eastern North America, Indigenous societies, aggregation, social organization, social theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781683400462
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400462.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Birch, editor
University of Georgia

Victor D. Thompson, editor
University of Georgia

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