Lords of the southeast : social inequality and the native elites of southeastern North America / Alex W. Barker and Timothy R. Pauketat, editors ; contributions by Alex W. Barker ...[et al.].
By: Barker, Alex W
Contributor(s): Pauketat, Timothy R | American Anthropological AssociationLanguage: English Publisher: Washington : American Anthropological Association, 1992.Description: vii, 197p. : ill., maps, tables ; 28cm.ISBN: 0913167487
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Includes bibls. - Contents: Introduction: social inequality and the native elites of southeastern North America / Alex W. Barker and Timothy R. Pauketat; Mississippian elites and solar alignments: a reflection of managerial necessity, or levers of social inequality? / Bruce D. Smith; The reign and ruin of the Lords of Cahokia: a dialectic of dominance / Timothy R. Pauketat; For ancient has no class: the abscence of an elite group in Mississippian societies in the central Ohio valley / James B. Griffin; Powhatan's pursestrings; on meaning of surplus in a seventeenth century Algonkian chiefdom / Alex W. Barker; In the best of health? disease and trauma among the Mississippian elite / Mary Lucas Powell; Chiefly behavior: evidence from sixteenth century Spanish accounts / Marvin T. Smith and David J. Hally; Communal societies and the emergence of elites in the prehistoric American southeast / Michael S. Nassaney; Coles Creek period social organisation and evolution in northeast Louisianna / Tristram R. Kidder; Political offices and political structure: ethnohistoric and archaeological perspectives on the native lords of Apalachee / John F. Scarry; Political lords and political ideology in southeastern chiefdoms: comments and observations / Mary W. Helms.