Oxbow Advent Calendar 2022 – Day 15

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

Mark Lynott

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).



288 Pages

Battlespace 1865

Archaeology of the Landscapes, Strategies, and Tactics of the North Platte Campaign, Nebraska

Douglas D. Scott, Peter Bleed, Amanda Renner

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



144 Pages

Caddo Landscapes in the East Texas Forests

Tim Perttula

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.



264 Pages

Transforming the Landscape

Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos

Carol Diaz-Granados, Jan Simek, George Sabo, Mark Wagner

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



288 Pages

Archaeologies of Cosmoscapes in the Americas

J. Grant Stauffer, Bretton T. Giles, Shawn P. Lambert

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.



288 Pages