The real mound builders of North America : a critical realist prehistory of the Eastern Woodlands, 200 BC-1450 AD / Albert Martin Byers.

"The Real Mound Builders of North America contrasts the dominant evolutionary view that emphasizes abrupt discontinuities with the Hopewellian ceremonial assemblage and mounds. Byers argues that these communities persisted unchanged in terms of their essential social structures and cultural tra...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Byers, A. Martin, 1937- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
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Summary:"The Real Mound Builders of North America contrasts the dominant evolutionary view that emphasizes abrupt discontinuities with the Hopewellian ceremonial assemblage and mounds. Byers argues that these communities persisted unchanged in terms of their essential social structures and cultural traditions, varying only in terms of ceremonial practices that manifested these deep structures"-- Provided by publisher.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781498570633
1498570631
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