Archaeology of the Southeastern United States: Paleoindian to World War I

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9780120890606: Archaeology of the Southeastern United States: Paleoindian to World War I

A chronological summary of major stages in Southeastern United States' development, this unique text overviews the region's archaeology from 20,000 years ago to World War I.
Early chapters review the history and development of archaeology as a discipline. The following chapters, organized in chronological order, highlight the archaeological characteristics of each featured period. The book's final chapters discuss new directions in Southeastern archaeology, including trends in teaching, research, the business of archaeology, and the public's growing interest. This versatile text perfectly suits undergraduates or anyone requiring a hands-on guide for self-exploration of the fascinating region.

Key Features
* First-of-its kind book to summarize Southeastern archaeology
* Includes both prehistoric and historic archaeology
* Easy-to-read format is filled with valuable research information
* Each chapter is chronologically organized and fully referenced
* Broad audience appeal

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Early chapters review the history and development of archaeology as a discipline. The following chapters, organized chronologically, highlight the characteristics of each featured period. The book's final chapters discuss new directions in Southeastern archaeology, including trends in teaching, research, the business of archaeology, and the public's growing interest. This versatile text perfectly suits undergraduates or anyone requiring a hands-on guide for self-exploration of the fascinating region.
Key Features
* First-of-its kind book to summarize Southeastern archaeology
* Includes both prehistoric and historic archaeology
* More than 100 illustrations, including pictures, maps, charts, and cultural area maps, complement the text
* Easy to read format is filled with valuable research information
* Each chapter is chronologically organized and fully referenced

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This chronological summary of the history of the Southeastern United States overviews the archaeology of the region from 20,000 years ago to World War I.

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