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Cahokia

A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

by A. Martin Byers

  • 394 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North American archaeology,
  • Mississippian culture,
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park (Ill.),
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • United States - State & Local - Midwest,
  • Sociology,
  • Mississippi,
  • Native American,
  • Archaeology,
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park,
  • Cults,
  • Illinois,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Rites and ceremonies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021970M
    ISBN 100813029589
    ISBN 109780813029580

    The People of Cahokia book series by Kathleen O'Neal Gear & W. Michael Gear includes books People of the Morning Star, Sun Born, Moon Hunt, and several more. See the complete People of Cahokia series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Timothy R. Pauketat, Author Viking Books $ (p) ISBN

    Land of Water, City of the Dead: Religion and Cahokia's Emergence.   Star Path, the fourth book in the Gears’ People of Cahokia series, takes the reader out of the great city of Cahokia and into a land of rivers, forests, tribes, and exiled colonies, providing us with a rare look into the mystical underpinnings of Native American culture and the founding of Mississippian civilization.5/5(2).

      Cahokia has a distinctive French heritage and is today still inhabited by many of the same families whose ancestors came to thecommunity in the 18th and 19th the many fascinating pieces of Cahokia's history featured in this book is the Holy Family Parish, founded by missionary priests from : ArcadiaPublishing. Star Path, the fourth book in the Gears’ Morning Star series, takes the reader out of the great city of Cahokia and into a land of rivers, forests, tribes and exiled colonies, and shows us the founding of Mississippian civilization―a culture that would thrive and flourish until the arrival of Hernando de Soto in


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Cahokia by A. Martin Byers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cahokia is an excellent book about a period in First Nations history in North America that receives too little attention. Cahokia was a city on the Mississippi River that developed suddenly (by historical standards) in the s CE.

The city reached a population of 10, plus anot in the settlements within a 50 mile radius/5. I have another book about Cahokia with drawings of the burials in Mo sketches of the skeletons, the men with hands and heads cut off to guard the 52 young sacrificed virgins, the two leaders buried on top of each other, the cache of chunkey stones, arrows, chunkey sticks encased in copper sheeting, by: "This informative book about Cahokia is also a rich source Cahokia book theories and techniques applicable to archaeological and historical records elsewhere."--William Gustav Gartner, "Historical Geography," "This is an excellent volume.

It is well organized and edited, and the individual contributions provide lots of data and provocative ideas/5(80). About Cahokia. The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mexico-a site that expert Timothy Pauketat brings vividly to life in this groundbreaking book.

In Cahokia, Timothy R. Pauketat argues that Cahokia was Cahokia book one true city of ancient America north of Mexico. It was as large as London in its day and was the capital of. The fourth novel in the Cahokian story cycle, More. Want to Read. Shelving menuAuthor: W.

Michael Gear. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Cahokia from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Sociology and Anthropology» Archaeology» Cahokia. Cahokia Cahokia: Selected full-text books and articles.

This book is, in my view, misclassified as history. It is really more about archeology: what was discovered at the Cahokia site, and some of the challenges in preserving the site. At the end, it tells Read full review/5(12).

The general audience book, City of the Sun, provides a good source of current information known about the site. Cahokia Mounds – Ancient Metropolis – the multi-award winning hour-long video is an excellent teaching aid.

This video is available for purchase or. An excerpt from the book Cahokia: Mirror of the Cosmos by Sally A. Kitt Chappell. Also available on website: online catalogs, secure online ordering, excerpts from new books.

Sign up for email notification of new releases in your field. Cahokia was a massive city built by an American Indian civilization around the year CE on the east coast of the Mississippi River, near what is now St. Louis. The author of this book describes it as 3, acres of great pyramids, spacious plazas.

Cahokia is a village in St. Clair County, Illinois, United is located east of the Mississippi River in the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area.

As of the census, 15, people lived in the village, a decline f in The name refers to one of the clans of the historic Illini confederacy, who met early French explorers to the y: United States.

A museum booklet and much more detailed book on the American Revolutionary War in the West by 13 scholars and experts will be available at the museum. There will even be small printings of historical two player games on the Battle of St.

Louis and Attack on ers: Sun Born: People of Cahokia (Book 2) Share on Facebook Share Share on Twitter Share. Share on LinkedIn Share SUN BORN, the second book in the Cahokian story cycle, was released in hardback and e-formats in the fall of A thousand years ago, the mighty Cahokian civilization dominated the North American continent from its capital near modern.

Cahokia Police Department. January 7 at AM HOLIDAY SEASON DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER. ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, CONTACT: Lt. Benjamin Callahan,[email protected] The Cahokia Police Department arrested 3 impaired drivers.

during holiday traffic enforcement /5(3). America's Forgotten City. Cahokia was born with a bang and died of unknown causes. Cahokia's demise is perhaps an even greater mystery than its emergence, but there are a few clues.

The city. Cahokia Mounds explores the history behind this buried American city inhabited from about AD tothat was almost lost in metropolitan expansions of the s and s, but later became one of the best understood archeological sites in North : Timothy R. Pauketat. Buy a cheap copy of Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on book by Timothy R.

Pauketat. The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and /5(4).

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AUG 3, Author and anthropologist Pauketat (Chiefdoms and Other Archaeological Delusions) locates a civilizational "big bang" in the Mississippi River valley of CE, where "social life, political organization, religious belief, art, and culture were radically transformed" by a highly ambitious group of American Indians and /5(6).

The fourth novel in North America's Forgotten Past Cahokian story cycle, Star Path is an evocative tale about America’s greatest pre-Columbian city by New York Times bestselling authors W. Michael and Kathleen O’Neal Gear How do you say no to a god. The god incarnate, Morning Star, sets his human sister Night Shadow Star and her slave Fire Cat on a dangerous Brand: Tom Doherty Associates.

Feeding Cahokia: Early Agriculture "This is an excellent book that examines a topic with deep roots in American archaeology: the role of agriculture in the rapid growth, florescence, and decline of Cahokia Mounds, the largest prehistoric population center north of Mexico.

As Fritz points out, numerous debates surround this topic. Long before corn was king, the women of Cahokia’s mysterious Mississippian mound-building culture were using their knowledge of domesticated and wild food crops to feed the thousands of Native Americans who flocked to what was then North America’s largest city, suggests a new book by a paleoethnobiologist at Washington University in St.

Louis.Cahokia Mounds’ New Augmented Reality Project. One of the greatest cities of the world, Cahokia was larger than London was in AD