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Encyclopedia of Prehistory

Volume 6: North America

  • Peter N. Peregrine
  • Melvin Ember

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N2-xxix
  2. Christopher Hays
    Pages 1-13
  3. Rick Minor
    Pages 14-20
  4. Francis E. Smiley
    Pages 21-26
  5. Loren Davis
    Pages 27-29
  6. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 30-31
  7. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 32-33
  8. Jonathan Haas
    Pages 34-42
  9. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 43-44
  10. Barbara Roth
    Pages 45-54
  11. I. Randolph Daniel Jr.
    Pages 55-80
  12. Andrea A. Hunter
    Pages 81-97
  13. Devin White, Stephen Lekson
    Pages 98-114
  14. Stephen Lekson
    Pages 115-129
  15. Kenneth B. Tankersley
    Pages 130-141
  16. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 142-143
  17. Chester King
    Pages 144-157
  18. Rick Minor
    Pages 158-173
  19. A. Gwynn Henderson, David Pollack
    Pages 174-194
  20. Partricia Dean
    Pages 195-212
  21. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 213-214
  22. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 215-216
  23. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 217-220
  24. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 221-222
  25. Michael Adler
    Pages 223-240
  26. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 241-242
  27. Kenneth E. Sassaman
    Pages 243-247
  28. George Christiansen
    Pages 248-268
  29. Mary Lou Larson
    Pages 269-271
  30. David Doyel
    Pages 278-286
  31. J. Jefferson Reid
    Pages 287-290
  32. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 291-292
  33. Joanne Mack
    Pages 293-296
  34. John R. Johnson, Sarah Berry
    Pages 297-305
  35. W. H. Wills
    Pages 306-317
  36. Kenneth E. Sassaman
    Pages 318-321
  37. Jay K. Johnson
    Pages 322-334
  38. Peter Peregrine
    Pages 335-338
  39. Dean Snow
    Pages 339-357
  40. David Smith
    Pages 358-376
  41. Larry J. Zimmerman
    Pages 377-388
  42. Guy Gibbon
    Pages 389-407
  43. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 408-409
  44. Brad Logan, Lauren W. Ritterbush
    Pages 410-431
  45. Michael Gregg, John R. Bozell, Susan C. Vehik
    Pages 432-452
  46. Robert J. Hasenstab
    Pages 453-465
  47. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 466-467
  48. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 468-469
  49. Peter N. Peregrine
    Pages 470-471
  50. Back Matter
    Pages 473-509

About this book

Introduction

The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents temporal dimension. Major traditions are an attempt to provide basic information also defined by a somewhat different set of on all archaeologically known cultures, sociocultural characteristics than are eth­ covering the entire globe and the entire nological cultures. Major traditions are prehistory of humankind. It is designed as defined based on common subsistence a tool to assist in doing comparative practices, sociopolitical organization, and research on the peoples of the past. Most material industries, but language, ideology, of the entries are written by the world's and kinship ties play little or no part in foremost experts on the particular areas their definition because they are virtually and time periods. unrecoverable from archaeological con­ The Encyclopedia is organized accord­ texts. In contrast, language, ideology, and ing to major traditions. A major tradition kinship ties are central to defining ethno­ is defined as a group of populations sharing logical cultures.

Keywords

Archaic period in North America Edward Gibbon Indian encyclopedia history history of literature organ prehistory tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter N. Peregrine
    • 1
  • Melvin Ember
    • 2
  1. 1.Lawrence UniversityAppletonUSA
  2. 2.Human Relations Area Files/Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0523-5
  • Copyright Information Human Relations Area Files, Inc. 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-46260-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-0523-5
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