UNIV OF GEORGIA PR "Mound Sites of the Ancient South" Book
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UNIV OF GEORGIA PR "Mound Sites of the Ancient South" Book is written by Eric E Bowne, Charles M Hudson and includes maps, artist's reconstructions, photos of artifacts.
UNIV OF GEORGIA PR "Mound Sites of the Ancient South" Book connects our archaeological knowledge with what is visible when visiting the sites today. Book highlights noteworthy museums, artifacts and cultural features.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "Mound Sites of the Ancient South: A Guide to the Mississippian Chiefdoms"
Author: Eric E. Bowne
Number of pages: 272
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 6/1/2013
Size: 10"H x 7 1/2"W
Will go far in bringing the South's pre Columbian past into our historical imaginations
Offers a succinct, yet thorough, overview of the Mississippian Period and then lengthy treatments of some select sites
Brings settlements to life with maps, artists’ reconstructions, photos of artifacts, and historic and modern photos of sites, connecting our archaeological knowledge with what is visible when visiting the sites today
Discusses specific structures at each location and highlights noteworthy museums, artifacts, and cultural features
Provides an introduction to Mississippian culture, offering background on subsistence and settlement practices, political and social organization, warfare, and belief systems that will help readers better understand these complex
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