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The Resource Speaking with the ancestors : Mississippian stone statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland region, Kevin E. Smith and James V. Miller, (electronic resource)

Speaking with the ancestors : Mississippian stone statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland region, Kevin E. Smith and James V. Miller, (electronic resource)

Label
Speaking with the ancestors : Mississippian stone statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland region
Title
Speaking with the ancestors
Title remainder
Mississippian stone statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland region
Statement of responsibility
Kevin E. Smith and James V. Miller
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When European explorers began their initial forays into southeastern North America in the 16th and 17th centuries they encountered what they called temples and shrines of native peoples, often decorated with idols in human form made of wood, pottery, or stone. The idols were fascinating to write about, but having no value to explorers searching for gold or land, there are no records of these idols being transported to the Old World, and mention of them seems to cease about the 1700s. However, with the settling of the fledgling United States in the 1800s, farming colonists began to unearth ston
Action
digitized
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Smith, Kevin E
Dewey number
977/.01
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Miller, James V.
Series statement
Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication
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  • Mississippian culture
  • Mississippian culture
  • Figurines, Prehistoric
  • Figurines, Prehistoric
  • Stone carving
  • Stone carving
  • Tennessee River Valley
  • Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Speaking with the ancestors : Mississippian stone statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland region, Kevin E. Smith and James V. Miller, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mississippian stone sculpture -- Tennessee-Cumberland style Mississippian stone statuary -- The middle Tennessee heartland -- The north Georgia heartland -- The Tennessee periphery -- Ohio and Mississippi Valley statuary -- The statuary complex and ancestor veneration -- Appendix A. Tabular summaries of statue characteristics -- Appendix B. Two fakes and some odds and ends
Control code
ocn733242452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382384
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9780817315955
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733242452
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Speaking with the ancestors : Mississippian stone statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland region, Kevin E. Smith and James V. Miller, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mississippian stone sculpture -- Tennessee-Cumberland style Mississippian stone statuary -- The middle Tennessee heartland -- The north Georgia heartland -- The Tennessee periphery -- Ohio and Mississippi Valley statuary -- The statuary complex and ancestor veneration -- Appendix A. Tabular summaries of statue characteristics -- Appendix B. Two fakes and some odds and ends
Control code
ocn733242452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382384
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9780817315955
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733242452
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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