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Cahokia and the Archaeology of Power

Author: Thomas E Emerson
Publisher: Alabama University of Alabama Press 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This dramatic and controversial new interpretation of Cahokian leadership strategies examines the authority a ruling elite exercised over the surrounding countryside through a complex of social, political, and religious symbolism. This study uses the theoretical concepts of agency, power, and ideology to explore the development of cultural complexity within the hierarchically organized Cahokia Middle Mississippian  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Emerson
ISBN: 9780817308889 0817308881 9780817383657 0817383654
OCLC Number: 1020173196
Description: 1 online resource (337 Seiten)

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This study uses the theoretical concepts of agency, power and ideology to explore the development of cultural complexity within the hierarchically organized Cahokia Middle Mississippian society of  Read more...

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"In this striking integration of iconographic analysis with settlement pattern studies, Emerson produces a new reading of power relations in the area dominated by Cahokia chiefs. Unlike some other Read more...

 
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