Anderson, David G., 1949-. Swift Creek in a regional perspective

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

Title: Swift Creek in a regional perspective

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph A world engraved : archaeology of the Swift Creek culture, edited by Mark Williams and Daniel T. Elliott

Published By: Original publisher A world engraved : archaeology of the Swift Creek culture, edited by Mark Williams and Daniel T. Elliott Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. 1998. 274-300 p.

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

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Eastern Middle Woodland (NN64)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Reviews and critiques (114); Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Sociocultural trends (178); Cultural participation (184); Ceramic technology (323); Settlement patterns (361); External trade (439); Visual arts (5311); Chronologies and culture sequences (911);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Anderson presents a synopsis of Swift Creek culture mostly based on the other chapters from this book (document nos. 10-23). He also speculates about trade, exchange, information networks, settlement patterns, the distribution of major and minor centers, subsistence, ceremonial architecture, religion, and warfare. He points out that the current research has also led to more questions and points to new areas for further research.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 24

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. nn64-024

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 9: Williams and Elliot

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not specified

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 ; 2003

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). Middle Woodland Swift Creek; 2100 BP-1250 BP (100 B.C.-750 A.D.)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Alabama, northern Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina; United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Woodland culture


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