On Delusions

  title={On Delusions},
  author={Robin A. Beck},
  journal={Native South},
  pages={111 - 120}
  • R. Beck
  • Published 6 February 2010
  • Native South


Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
Along the Ohio, Tennessee, and Mississippi Rivers, the archaeological remains of earthen pyramids, plazas, large communities, and works of art and artefacts testify to Native American civilizations
Types of Social Structure among the Lowland Tribes of South and Central America
S TIEWARD'S fourfold classification (Marginal, Tropical Forest, CircumCaribbean, and Andean civilizations) of the Indian cultures of pre-Columbian America south of Mexico stands as a landmark in the
The Land of Prehistory: A Critical History of American Archaeology
The Land of Prehistory:. Critical History of American Archaeology. Alice Beck Kehoe. New York: Routledge, 1998. 288 pp.
Archaeology and the “Savage Slot”: Displacement and Emplacement in the Premodern World
Many attempts to understand the cultural impact of the forces of modernism, capitalism, and globalization have come to highlight contemporary cultural diversity at the expense of reifying a
Re-Inventing Mississippian Tradition at Etowah, Georgia
Frequent population movement and political re-organization spurred a pattern of repeated abandonment at the Mississippian mound center of Etowah in the southeastern United States. These processes
About the House: Lévi‐Strauss and Beyond
About the House: Levi-Strauss and Beyond. Janet Carsten and Stephen Hughjones, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xiv + 300 pp., figures, notes, photographs, references, contributors,
Eventful Archaeology
Unexpected ruptures in material culture patterning present interpretive challenges for archaeological narratives of social change. The concept of the event, as proposed by William Sewell Jr., offers
Ancient Cahokia and the Mississippians
1. Civilization in North America 2. Geography, resources, and the Mississippian ethnoscape 3. Villages along the Mississippi 4. Early Cahokia 5. Greater Cahokia 6. Mississippianization 7. The
The Burke phase: A Mississippian frontier in the North Carolina foothills
ment the history of Burke phase archaeology, and, using four lines of data mound construction, mortuary assemblages, settlement patterns, and ethnohistorical sources suggest that one or more regional
Chiefdoms and Other Archaeological Delusions
This book discusses Mississippian archaeology, community and control in the Southwest, Mexico, and Mesopotamia, and the law of cultural Dominance and the X-Factor.