By John W. Griffin,Patricia C. Griffin,James J. Miller
"As the single on hand synthesis of the archaeology of the Everglades, this e-book fills a massive niche."--Choice
"Adds immeasurably to our wisdom of South Florida archaeology."--Journal of box Archaeology
"Offers a bright glimpse right into a wealthy cultural earlier in an many times misunderstood and neglected zone of our country."--H-Net
"Detailed descriptions of archaeological surveys and try out excavations dovetail properly with broader chapters on payment, subsistence, and social association. this can be a precious reference work."--SMRC Revista
"An vitally important paintings. . . . John has introduced his unparalleled wisdom of the archaeology with his anthropological and ecological insights, to supply the main thorough synthesis of the predrainage aboriginal use of this sector. Now that Congress has mandated the recovery of the Everglades . . . this booklet will offer researchers in addition to most of the people with an figuring out of what the Everglades have been like ahead of drainage and the way people applied this common wonder."--Randolph J. Widmer, college of Houston
Originally ready as a file for the nationwide Park provider in 1988, Griffin's paintings locations the human profession of the Everglades in the context of South Florida's designated typical environmental structures. He files, for the 1st time, the little identified yet particularly vast precolumbian career of the inner part of the area and surveys the cloth tradition of the Glades quarter. He additionally presents an account of the evolution of the region's weather and panorama and a background of earlier archaeological learn within the sector and fuses ecological and fabric proof right into a dialogue of the series and distribution of cultures, social association, and lifeways of the Everglades population.
Milanich and Miller have reworked Griffin's record into an obtainable, entire review of Everglades archaeology for experts and most people. administration plans were got rid of, maps redrawn, and updates additional. the result's a synthesis of the archaeology of a quarter that's taking middle degree as quite a few kingdom and federal corporations cooperate to revive the well-being of this significant environment, one of many nation's most famed typical components and person who has been distinct a global history website and a Wetland of overseas significance. This e-book will make a key paintings in Florida archaeology extra available as a springboard for destiny study and also will, finally, let John Griffin's contribution to south Florida archaeology to be extra generally appreciated.
John W. Griffin, a pioneer in Florida archaeology, used to be an archaeologist for either the Florida Park carrier and the nationwide Park carrier (NPS), director of the NPS Southeast Archeological middle in Macon, Georgia, and director of the St. Augustine maintenance Board. Jerald T. Milanich is emeritus professor on the college of Florida/Florida Museum of ordinary heritage and writer of various books concerning the local peoples of the Southeast usa. James J. Miller was once kingdom archaeologist and leader of Florida’s Bureau of Archaeological examine for two decades and is now a expert in historical past planning.
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