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Archaeological Perspectives on Warfare on the Great Plains edited by Andrew J. Clark and Douglas B. Bamforth.

Publication:
Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Manufacture:
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2020
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Subjects:
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Great Plains.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- Warfare -- Great Plains.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English.
Summary:
"Anthropologists from across the Plains critically examine regional themes of warfare from pre-Contact and post-Contact periods and assess how war shaped and reflected human societies on the Plains. Brings together research from across the region, provides unprecedented evidence of the effects of war on tribal societies"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
What do we know about warfare on the Great Plains? / Douglas B. Bamforth
Northwestern Plains contact-era warfare as reflected in ethnohistory and rock art studies / Mavis Greer and John Greer
Warriors and weapons : late prehistoric and protohistoric period warfare in Bear Gulch rock art / James D. Keyser
Coup counts and corn caches : contact-era Plains Indian accounts of warfare / Linea Sundstrom
Rotten palisade posts and rickety baffle gates : fortifying native eastern North America / David H. Dye
Ditches or earthworks : a reexamination of fortified villages on the Upper Missouri River / Albert M. LeBeau, III
Why fortify : force-to-force ratios and fortification on the Southern Plains / Susan C. Vehik
Digging ditches : archaeological investigations of historically reported fortifications at Bryson-Paddock (34KA5) and other southern Plains village sites / Richard R. Drass, Stephen M. Perkins, and Susan C. Vehik
The Alcova Redoubt : a refuge fortification in central Wyoming / Bryon Schroeder
Conflict and culture change on the Plains : the Oneota example / R. Eric Hollinger
Modeling Middle Missouri warfare / Mark D. Mitchell
Alliances, clusters, and spatial analysis : a multiscalar approach to studying warfare in the Middle Missouri / Andrew J. Clark
The Crow Creek massacre : the role of sex in Native American scalping practices / Ashley Kendell
Contexts for conflict : conceptual tools for interpreting archaeological reflections of the North Platte campaign of February 1865 / Peter Bleed and Douglas Scott.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bamforth, Douglas B., editor.
Clark, Andrew J. (Archaeologist), editor.
ISBN:
1-60732-859-3
1-60732-670-1
OCLC:
1035139216
Publisher Number:
10.5876/9781607326700 doi
Access Restriction:
Open Access Unrestricted online access star