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The moundbuilders : ancient societies of eastern North America  Cover Image Book Book

The moundbuilders : ancient societies of eastern North America / George R. Milner.


Covers the entire prehistory of the Eastern Woodlands and the thousands of earthen mounds that can be found there, built between 3100 BCE and 1600 CE. The second edition of The Moundbuilders has been brought fully up-to-date, with the latest research on the peopling of the Americas, including more coverage of pre-Clovis groups, new material on Native American communities in the thirteenth to sixteenth centuries CE, and new narratives of migration drawn from ancient and modern DNA.

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  • ISBN: 9780500295113 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0500295115 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 2nd edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. A heavily forested and thinly peopled land -- 2. Mobile hunter-gatherers: Paleoindian and Early Archaic -- 3. Sedentary hunter-gatherers: Middle to Late Archaic -- 4. Builders of burial mounds and earthworks: Early to Middle Woodland -- 5. Villagers facing great change: Late Woodland -- 6. Chiefs come to power: Mississippian -- 7. Northern villagers: Late Prehistory -- 8. A trail of tears: Native American and European contact.
Subject: Mound-builders > East (U.S.)
Mound-builders > Canada, Eastern.
Woodland Indians > Antiquities.
Woodland Indians > History.
Woodland Indians > Social life and customs.
Mounds > East (U.S.)
Mounds > Canada, Eastern.
East (U.S.) > Antiquities.
Canada, Eastern > Antiquities.
Indiens des forêts du Nord-Est > Histoire.
Indiens des forêts du Nord-Est > Mœurs et coutumes.
Woodland Indians.
Woodland Indians > Antiquities.
Woodland Indians > Social life and customs.
East United States.
Eastern Canada.
Genre: chronicles.
Annals and chronicles.
Instructional and educational works.
Annals and chronicles.
Instructional and educational works.
Annales et chroniques.
Matériel d'éducation et de formation.

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