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 an immense niche."--Choice
"Adds immeasurably to our wisdom of South Florida archaeology."--Journal of box Archaeology
"Offers a shiny glimpse right into a wealthy cultural earlier in an regularly misunderstood and ignored sector 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 important reference work."--SMRC Revista
"An vitally important paintings. . . . John has introduced his extraordinary wisdom of the archaeology 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 ebook will offer researchers in addition to most people with an knowing of what the Everglades have been like ahead of drainage and the way people applied this normal wonder."--Randolph J. Widmer, college of Houston
Originally ready as a record for the nationwide Park carrier in 1988, Griffin's paintings areas the human profession of the Everglades in the context of South Florida's detailed typical environmental structures. He records, for the 1st time, the little recognized yet rather wide precolumbian career of the inner element of the zone and surveys the cloth tradition of the Glades zone. He additionally presents an account of the evolution of the region's weather and panorama and a heritage of prior archaeological examine within the zone and fuses ecological and fabric facts 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 evaluation of Everglades archaeology for experts and most people. administration plans were got rid of, maps redrawn, and updates extra. the result's a synthesis of the archaeology of a sector that's taking heart level as a variety of country and federal firms cooperate to revive the overall healthiness of this significant atmosphere, one of many nation's most famous normal components and person who has been particular a global background web site and a Wetland of foreign significance. This publication will make a key paintings in Florida archaeology extra on hand as a springboard for destiny examine and also will, finally, let 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 carrier (NPS), director of the NPS Southeast Archeological middle in Macon, Georgia, and director of the St. Augustine protection Board. Jerald T. Milanich is emeritus professor on the college of Florida/Florida Museum of usual heritage and writer of various books concerning the local peoples of the Southeast usa. James J. Miller used to be kingdom 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