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Political structure and change in the prehistoric southeastern United States [electronic resource] / edited by John F. Scarry.

Contributor(s): Scarry, John F.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ripley P. Bullen series: Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c1996Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 324 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 081302028X (electronic bk.); 9780813020280 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mississippian culture -- Southern States | Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Politics and government | Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Economic conditions | Chiefdoms -- Southern States -- History | Southern States -- Antiquities | Electronic books | HISTORY -- State & LocalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Political structure and change in the prehistoric southeastern United States.DDC classification: 975/.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Jerald T. Milanich -- Looking for and at Mississippian Political Change / John F. Scarry -- The Nature of Mississippian Societies / John F. Scarry -- Development and Dissolution of a Mississippian Society in the American Bottom, Illinois / George R. Milner -- Markers of Social Integration : The Development of Centralized Authority in the Spiro Region / J. Daniel Rogers -- Control Over Goods and the Political Stability of the Moundville Chiefdom / Paul D. Welch -- Platform-Mound Construction and the Instability of Mississippian Chiefdoms / David J. Hally -- Mississippian Political Dynamics in the Oconee Valley, Georgia / Mark Williams and Gary Shapiro -- Chiefly Cycling and Large-Scale Abandonments as Viewed from the Savannah River Basin / David G. Anderson -- Stability and Change in the Apalachee Chiefdom / John F. Scarry -- Fluctuations between Simple and Complex Chiefdoms : Cycling in the Late Prehistoric Southeast / David G. Anderson.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-311) and index.

Foreword / Jerald T. Milanich -- Part I. Introduction -- Looking for and at Mississippian Political Change / John F. Scarry -- The Nature of Mississippian Societies / John F. Scarry -- Part II. Structure and Change in Mississippian Societies -- Development and Dissolution of a Mississippian Society in the American Bottom, Illinois / George R. Milner -- Markers of Social Integration : The Development of Centralized Authority in the Spiro Region / J. Daniel Rogers -- Control Over Goods and the Political Stability of the Moundville Chiefdom / Paul D. Welch -- Platform-Mound Construction and the Instability of Mississippian Chiefdoms / David J. Hally -- Mississippian Political Dynamics in the Oconee Valley, Georgia / Mark Williams and Gary Shapiro -- Chiefly Cycling and Large-Scale Abandonments as Viewed from the Savannah River Basin / David G. Anderson -- Stability and Change in the Apalachee Chiefdom / John F. Scarry -- Part III. Chiefly Politics and the Mississippian Societies -- Fluctuations between Simple and Complex Chiefdoms : Cycling in the Late Prehistoric Southeast / David G. Anderson.

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