Population nucleation, intensive agriculture, and environmental degradation: The Cahokia example

@article{Woods2004PopulationNI,
  title={Population nucleation, intensive agriculture, and environmental degradation: The Cahokia example},
  author={William I. Woods},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={255-261}
}
  • W. Woods
  • Published 22 January 2004
  • Geography
  • Agriculture and Human Values
Cahokia, the largest pre-European settlement in North America, was situated on the Middle Mississippi River floodplain and flourished for approximately three hundred years from the 10th century AD onward. The site was favorably located from an environmental standpoint, being proximal to a diversity of microhabitats including expanses of open water and marshes from which the essential, renewable fish protein could be procured. More importantly, the largest local zone of soils characterized as… Expand
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