Archeology of Mississippi (Paperback)

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Archeology of Mississippi (Paperback)

By Calvin S. Brown, Janet Ford (Introduction by)
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This reprinting makes available again the only book of its kind to be focused upon the prehistoric Indians of Mississippi. Although written expressly for the lay reader, it has continued for more than eighty years to appeal to a wide audience that ranges from professional archeologists and scholars to weekend artifact collectors.

Published originally in 1926, Archeology of Mississippi details Brown's records collected during more than a decade of research. Anyone wishing to investigate archeology in Mississippi must start with this book. As early as 1912 Brown, a professor of romance languages at the University of Mississippi, began taking photographs of Mississippi Indian mounds. His are the only photographic records of certain cultural sites that have since then been drastically altered.
Calvin S. Brown (1909-1989) was founder of the University of Georgia's Comparative Literature Department.

Product Details ISBN: 9781604733877
ISBN-10: 160473387X
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication Date: August 13th, 2009
Pages: 398
Language: English