Woodland settlement trends and ritual development in East Central Indiana

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dc.contributor.advisor Cochran, Donald R. (Donald Ray) en_US
dc.contributor.author Waldron, John D. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:37:31Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:37:31Z
dc.date.created 1996 en_US
dc.date.issued 1996
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1996 .W34 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/185631
dc.description.abstract This study tested two hypotheses related to Woodland settlement trends and ritual development in East Central Indiana through the example of Mounds State Park in Anderson, Indiana. The first hypothesis was that earthwork enclosure complexes, such as at Anderson, were utilized as central places within a defined territory for the redistribution of resources. The second hypothesis was that a link existed between increasing social stratification in a mixed foraging and horticultural economy and a shift in the function of earthwork complexes resultant from a change in subsistence. It was determined that no conclusions could be made about the validity of these hypotheses due to incomplete data. Suggestions for obtaining relevant data and a theoretical model of earthwork function based on available data are presented.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Anthropology
dc.format.extent iv, 85 leaves : ill., maps (some col.) ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Earthworks (Archaeology) -- Indiana -- Mounds State Park. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric -- Indiana. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mound-builders -- Indiana -- Mounds State Park. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Woodland culture -- Indiana -- Mounds State Park. en_US
dc.subject.other Mounds State Park (Ind.) en_US
dc.subject.other Indiana -- Antiquities. en_US
dc.title Woodland settlement trends and ritual development in East Central Indiana en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1033646 en_US


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