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Author Byers, A. Martin, 1937-
Title Sacred games, death, and renewal in the ancient Eastern Woodlands : the Ohio Hopewell system of cult sodality heterarchies / A. Martin Byers.
Imprint Lanham : AltaMira Press, [2011]
©2011

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E99.H69 B95 2011    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E99.H69 B95 2011    AVAILABLE  
Author Byers, A. Martin, 1937-
Subject Hopewell culture -- Ohio River Valley.
Earthworks (Archaeology) -- Ohio River Valley.
Indians of North America -- Ohio River Valley -- Rites and ceremonies.
Indians of North America -- Ohio River Valley -- Social life and customs.
Indians of North America -- Games -- Ohio River Valley.
Indians of North America -- Material culture -- Ohio River Valley.
Cults -- Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1500.
Confraternities -- Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1500.
Social archaeology -- Ohio River Valley.
Ohio River Valley -- Antiquities.
Description x, 547 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 512-531) and index.
Contents The domestic/ceremonial dichotomy -- The tripartite alliance model : a critique -- The nature of Ohio Hopewell mortuary ceremonialism -- The symbolic meaning of material culture -- The ecclesiastic-communal cult sodality model -- The Hidatsa age-set system and the ritual usufruct conveyancing and franchising model -- The Ohio Hopewell cult sodality heterarchy system : from the bottom up -- The Murphy Tract : the empirical grounding of the cult sodality cluster model -- The sacred games tournée of the Ohio Hopewell system of cult sodality heterarchies -- The North Fork-Paint Creek interface zone and the terminal conveyancing of custodial regalia -- The Ohio Hopewell as dispersed third-order cult sodality heterarchies -- The development of the Ohio Hopewell cult sodality heterarchy system -- Embankment earthwork and way station facilities -- The structuring of Ohio Hopewell sites and pathways -- Embankment earthwork site alignments and relations -- The Ohio Hopewell and Adena as neighbors and strangers.
ISBN 9780759120327 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759120323 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759120341 (electronic)
075912034X (electronic)
OCLC # 664667206


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