were published by the now defunct Smithsonian Institution Press and
have been out of print for about 5 years or so. Dr. Brose, who
we met through a mutual friend, was gracious enough to allow us to
offer a small quantity of them to our customers from his limited
stock. These are brand new, right out of the box
originals - in mint condition.
centers around the indigent cultures of the United States and what
happened when their paths intersected with the first Europeans.
This is very early in U.S. history 1400-1700 and although much has
been written about the South American meetings the situation in our
country has not been presented in such a thorough and concise manner
as this work exhibits.
contact with explorers, missionaries, and traders made a significant
impact on natives of the Eastern Woodlands, the cultures of these
American Indian peoples cannot be solely understood from the
historical record. Here, in Societies in Eclipse, archaeologists
combine recent research with insights from ecology, anthropology,
historiography, and oral tradition to examine the cultural landscape
preceding and immediately following the arrival of Europeans. The
evidence they marshal documents that native societies were in the
process of significant cultural and ecological transformation well
prior to contact.
have recently been working on Ft. Ancient reprints, one of my
favorite chapters is, naturally enough, Transformation of
the Fort Ancient Cultures of the Central Ohio Valley.
x 11", 283 page, soft cover original, contains
16 chapters, 80 illustrations and 20 tables.
Cover Price $29.95 Our Price $22.95