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The Resource Feasting with shellfish in the southern Ohio Valley : Archaic sacred sites and rituals, Cheryl Claassen

Feasting with shellfish in the southern Ohio Valley : Archaic sacred sites and rituals, Cheryl Claassen

Label
Feasting with shellfish in the southern Ohio Valley : Archaic sacred sites and rituals
Title
Feasting with shellfish in the southern Ohio Valley
Title remainder
Archaic sacred sites and rituals
Statement of responsibility
Cheryl Claassen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this provocative work, Cheryl Claassen challenges long-standing notions about hunter-gatherer life in the southern Ohio Valley as it unfolded some 8,000 to 3,500 years ago. Focusing on freshwater shell mounds scattered along the Tennessee, Ohio, Green, and Harpeth rivers, Claassen draws on the latest archaeological research to offer penetrating new insights into the sacred world of Archaic peoples. Some of the most striking ideas are that there were no villages in the southern Ohio Valley during the Archaic period, that all of the trading and killing were for ritual purposes, and that body positioning in graves reflects cause of death primarily"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Claassen, Cheryl
Dewey number
977
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E78.O4
LC item number
C55 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Kitchen-middens
  • Shellfish
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Sacred space
  • Landscapes
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Green River Valley (Ky.)
  • Tennessee River Valley
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Antiquities
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Kitchen-middens
  • Landscapes
  • Sacred space
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio River Valley
  • United States
Label
Feasting with shellfish in the southern Ohio Valley : Archaic sacred sites and rituals, Cheryl Claassen
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-264) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking about Archaic hunter-gatherers -- Archaic shell-bearing sites of the southern Ohio Valley -- Locations of shell-bearing sites -- Overexploitation of mollusks -- Demise of the Hypsithermal -- Ohio River Valley shell-bearing sites : villages? -- Ceremonial districts of the southern Ohio Valley -- Archaic rituals at shell-bearing sites -- From Archaic villages to ritual camps : the theoretical landscape
Control code
711003853
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572337336
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711003853
Label
Feasting with shellfish in the southern Ohio Valley : Archaic sacred sites and rituals, Cheryl Claassen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-264) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking about Archaic hunter-gatherers -- Archaic shell-bearing sites of the southern Ohio Valley -- Locations of shell-bearing sites -- Overexploitation of mollusks -- Demise of the Hypsithermal -- Ohio River Valley shell-bearing sites : villages? -- Ceremonial districts of the southern Ohio Valley -- Archaic rituals at shell-bearing sites -- From Archaic villages to ritual camps : the theoretical landscape
Control code
711003853
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572337336
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711003853

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