The Cahokia Atlas

A Historical Atlas of Cahokia Archaeology (Studies in Illinois Archaeology)
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Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
Archaeology, Archaeology / Anthrop
ContributionsThomas E. Emerson (Editor), Evelyn Taylor (Editor)
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FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8443840M
ISBN 100942579062
ISBN 139780942579062

This volume is an updated and revised edition of the best-selling Cahokia Atlas, first published in and out of print for several years. This monumental work documents the structural features and archaeology of the famous Cahokia Mounds State Historic site, located in the Mississippi Valley s American Bottom in west-central Illinois/5(2).

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The Cahokia Atlas: A Historical Atlas of Cahokia Archaeology - Melvin Leo Fowler - Google Books. Search. The Cahokia Atlas: A Historical Atlas of Cahokia Archaeology (Studies in Illinois Archaeology) Melvin Fowler For centuries, both in The Cahokia Atlas book and prehistoric times, the area now dominated by St.

Louis, Missouri, has been a hub of human travel, economic exchange, and political domination of vast areas of the North American continent. This edition of Moorehead's excavations at Cahokia provides a comprehensive collection of Moorehead's investigations of the nation's largest prehistoric mound center.

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This book is a report of archaeological investigations conducted at Cahokia from to by Warren K. Moorehead, who confirmed that the mounds were built by indigenous peoples. The Cahokia Atlas: A Historical Atlas of Cahokia Archaeology has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New.

Try our new marketplace. Other books by this author the cahokia atlas a historical atlas of cahokia archaeology / 5 first annual report american bottoms archaeology july 1 june 30 3 / 5. Introduction --History of investigations --The maps of Cahokia --Descriptions of mounds --Monks Mound --Descriptions of mounds --Descriptions of mounds --Borrow pits --Cahokia as a community --Downtown Cahokia and its satellites --Cahokia yesterday, today, and tomorrow --Appendix 1: Radiocarbon dating --Appendix 2: Key to.

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Cahokia was a city on the Mississippi River that developed suddenly (by historical standards) in the s CE. The city reached a population of 10, plus anot in the settlements within a 50 mile radius/5().

Internet Archive BookReader The Cahokia atlas: a historical atlas of Cahokia archaeology. Biloine Whiting Young is the author of six books, including Grand Avenue: The Renaissance of an Urban L. Fowler, professor of anthropology, emeritus, at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, is the author of The Cahokia Atlas: A Historical Atlas of Cahokia Archaeology and other books.

About Cahokia. The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mexico-a site that expert Timothy Pauketat brings vividly to life in this groundbreaking book.

Publisher's Summary. Professor Timothy R. Pauketat illuminates the riveting discovery of the largest pre-Columbian city on U.S. soil. Once a flourishing metropolis of.

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Melvin L. Fowler, professor of anthropology, emeritus, at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, is the author of The Cahokia Atlas: A Historical Atlas of Cahokia Archaeology and other books.

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Full Atlas Title: Montgomery County Country/Location: Continent/Location: Illinois Publish Date: Publisher: Brink, McCormick and Co.

Number Maps in the Atlas: 27 Source Institution Souce Media Original Document. Cahokia is a village in St. Clair County, Illinois, United is located east of the Mississippi River in the Greater St.

Louis metropolitan area. As of the census, 15, people lived in the village, a decline f in The name refers to one of the clans of the historic Illini confederacy, who met early French explorers to the region.

The Cahokia Atlas: A Historical Atlas of Cahokia Archaeology, Urbana: Illinois Transportation Archaeological Research Program, Studies in Archaeology, Number 2, University of Illinois.

Gibbon, Guy E., 'A Model of Mississippian Development and Its Implications for the Red Wing Area'.The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site / k ə ˈ h oʊ k i ə / is the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city (which existed circa – CE) directly across the Mississippi River from modern St.

Louis, historic park lies in south-western Illinois between East St. Louis and Collinsville. The park covers 2, acres ( ha), or about square miles (9 km 2), and.In this book, Thomas Emerson considers not just the monuments of Cahokia themselves but the evidence for ideology and the power relationships which might have supported a hierarchical society, and the mechanisms which may have connected Cahokia with its rural hinterland.

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