By John W. Griffin,Patricia C. Griffin,James J. Miller
"As the one to be had synthesis of the archaeology of the Everglades, this booklet fills an immense niche."--Choice
"Adds immeasurably to our wisdom of South Florida archaeology."--Journal of box Archaeology
"Offers a brilliant glimpse right into a wealthy cultural earlier in an typically misunderstood and missed quarter of our country."--H-Net
"Detailed descriptions of archaeological surveys and try out excavations dovetail well with broader chapters on cost, subsistence, and social association. it is a necessary reference work."--SMRC Revista
"An vitally important paintings. . . . John has introduced his unheard of wisdom of the archaeology along with his anthropological and ecological insights, to supply the main thorough synthesis of the predrainage aboriginal use of this zone. Now that Congress has mandated the recovery of the Everglades . . . this e-book will supply researchers in addition to most people with an knowing of what the Everglades have been like sooner than drainage and the way people applied this ordinary wonder."--Randolph J. Widmer, collage of Houston
Originally ready as a file for the nationwide Park carrier in 1988, Griffin's paintings locations the human profession of the Everglades in the context of South Florida's specified ordinary environmental structures. He files, for the 1st time, the little recognized yet particularly huge precolumbian career of the inner component of the area and surveys the fabric tradition of the Glades quarter. He additionally offers an account of the evolution of the region's weather and panorama and a background of past archaeological study within the region 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, finished evaluate of Everglades archaeology for experts and most people. administration plans were got rid of, maps redrawn, and updates further. the result's a synthesis of the archaeology of a sector that's taking heart degree as a variety of kingdom and federal enterprises cooperate to revive the healthiness of this significant atmosphere, one of many nation's most famed average components and person who has been particular a global background web site and a Wetland of overseas significance. This booklet will make a key paintings in Florida archaeology extra available as a springboard for destiny examine and also will, eventually, permit John Griffin's contribution to south Florida archaeology to be extra greatly appreciated.
John W. Griffin, a pioneer in Florida archaeology, was once an archaeologist for either the Florida Park provider and the nationwide Park provider (NPS), director of the NPS Southeast Archeological middle in Macon, Georgia, and director of the St. Augustine renovation 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 country archaeologist and leader of Florida’s Bureau of Archaeological learn for 20 years and is now a specialist in background planning.
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Archaeology of the Everglades (Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series) by John W. Griffin,Patricia C. Griffin,James J. Miller