American Landscapes series
Today’s Oxbow Advent features a favorite series of ours, American Landscapes, research on notable landscape formations across the American continents!
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Hopewell Ceremonial Landscapes of Ohio
More Than Mounds and Geometric Earthworks
This first volume in our major new series American Landscapes examines the cultural, economic, constructional and logistical background to the development of the vast and varied ceremonial landscapes of the prehistoric Hopewell societies of Ohio (c 200 BC-AD 500).
Archaeology of the Landscapes, Strategies, and Tactics of the North Platte Campaign, Nebraska
First examination of the significant North Platte campaign of the US Civil and Indian wars combining battlefield archaeology methods and results with historical data and personal accounts of the campaign
Caddo Landscapes in the East Texas Forests
Discusses the Caddo archaeological landscape in the East Texas Pineywoods and Post Oak Savannah, with due attention paid to the construction of platform and burial mounds, and special ritual structures in and outside of mound centers, as well as the sites of domestic residences over the 1000 year Caddo record.
Transforming the Landscape
Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos
This new synthesis focuses on the widespread use of cosmograms in the vast repertoire of Mississippian rock art imagery. It anchors broad distributional patterns of motifs and themes within a powerful framework for cultural interpretation, yielding new insights on ancient concepts of landscape, nature, ceremonialism, religion, and a more comprehens
Archaeologies of Cosmoscapes in the Americas
An examination of how Pre-Columbian societies in the Americas envisioned their cosmos and iteratively modeled it through the creation of particular objects and places.