A study of a pre-maize cultigen-based subsistence system in the lower Ohio Valley

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dc.contributor.advisor Swartz, B. K. en_US
dc.contributor.author Snook, J. Carleton, 1943- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:31:18Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:31:18Z
dc.date.created 1974 en_US
dc.date.issued 1974
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1974 .S66 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/180941
dc.description.abstract This thesis modifies and enlarges on a theory that a separate center of plant domestication existed in the Lower Ohio Valley prior to the introduction of the Mesoamerican maize, beans, and squash complex. A shift from food-collecting to cultivation occurred around seasonally sedentary foci located along the region's waterways. A model for the development of a pre-maize cultigen-based subsistence system is suggested.This subsistence system provided the basis for the development and evolution of the Scioto Tradition within the Ohio Valley. The thesis questions the applicability of the mud-flat hypothesis to the region under consideration.
dc.format.extent iv, 55 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Traditional farming. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Plants, Cultivated -- History. en_US
dc.subject.other Ohio River Valley -- Antiquities. en_US
dc.title A study of a pre-maize cultigen-based subsistence system in the lower Ohio Valley en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/416268 en_US


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