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Cahokia in context : hegemony and diaspora /
edited by Charles H. McNutt and Ryan M. Parish.
Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2020]
xii, 501 pages ; 25 cm.
1683400828, 9781683400820
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Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2020]
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Introduction / Ryan M. Parish and Charles H. McNutt -- Heartland: the American bottom and Lower Ohio Valley -- In the beginning: contextualizing Cahokia's emergence / John E. Kelly and James A. Brown -- Implications of the religious foundations of Cahokia / Susan M. Alt -- Tracking Cahokians through material culture / Steven L. Boles -- Kincaid Mounds and the Cahokian decline / Tamira K. Brennan and Corin C.O. Pursell -- The North: Upper Mississippi Valley -- Aztalan and the Cahokia's northern hinterland / John D. Richards -- Cahokia and the Northwest Quarter / Dale R. Henning and Ronald C. Schirmer -- The West: Middle Mississippi Valley -- Cahokia connections in northeast Arkansas / C. Andrew Buchner and Eric S. Albertson -- Possible Cahokian contacts in eastern and southeastern Arkansas / Marvin D. Jeter, Robert J. Scott, Jr. and John H. House -- Interactions between the Caddo and the Cahokia regions / Jeffrey S. Girard -- Cahokian exports to Spiro / David H. Dye -- The Mississippian period in western Tennessee / Andrew M. Mickelson -- Carson and Cahokia / Jay K. Johnson and John M. Connaway -- Mississippian origins as viewed from the Shiloh Mound Group, western Tennessee / David G. Anderson, Thaddeus G. Bissett, and John E. Cornelison, Jr -- Cahokia-Moundville interaction: an update / Vernon James Knight -- Cahokian influence in the Nashville Basin / Robert V. Sharp, Kevin E. Smith, and David H. Dye -- Cahokian diaspora, Etowah, and the South Appalachian Mississippian / Adam King -- The coast: the Lower Mississippi Valley and Gulf -- Vestiges of the Braden Corridor: from Cahokia to Lake Jackson / J. Grant Stauffer -- The Cahokia connection at the Lake Providence Mounds, Louisiana / Richard A. Weinstein and Douglas C. Wells -- Conclusions / Charles H. McNutt.
This volume highlights the nucleation of St. Louis's ancient indigenous population into a place we refer to as Cahokia Mounds. This allows us to address not only the broader context of Cahokia's creation as an urban center but also the rapid nature of change throughout its history.
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