Anderson, David G., 1949-. Approaches to modeling regional settlement in the Archaic period Southeast

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Approaches to modeling regional settlement in the Archaic period Southeast

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Archaeology of the mid-Holocene southeast, edited by Kenneth E. Sassaman and David G. Anderson

Published By: Original publisher Archaeology of the mid-Holocene southeast, edited by Kenneth E. Sassaman and David G. Anderson Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 1996. 157-176 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication David G. Anderson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2001. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Eastern Middle Archaic (NN50)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Reviews and critiques (114); Artifact and archive collections (119); Organization and analysis of results of research (128); Cultural participation (184); Settlement patterns (361); Production and supply (433); Archaeological inventories (915);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Anderson used site data from ten states in the southeast (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) to examine regional settlement patterns during the Early, Middle, and Late Archaic periods. Anderson standardized the data by presenting the site component as a percentage of all sites recorded in that county or parish (maps show the distribution of sites by period). He then discusses where sites are found (river valleys, Piedmont, etc.) during each Archaic period and within the ten states. Anderson shows that regional adaptations during the Archaic were not homogeneous and he suggests how the data may reflect differences in settlement organization, mobility, and territoriality.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 25

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nn50-025

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see Anonymous, 1996.

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry ; 2000

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). Middle Archaic

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) lower southeast United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Indians of North America--Northeastern States--Antiquities

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