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New perspectives on Cahokia

New perspectives on Cahokia

views from the periphery

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Published by Prehistory Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park (Ill.),
  • Illinois.,
  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Mississippian culture -- Illinois.,
    • Indians of North America -- Illinois -- Antiquities.,
    • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park (Ill.)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by James B. Stoltman.
      SeriesMonographs in world archaeology ;, no. 2
      ContributionsStoltman, James B., 1935-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.M6815 N49 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1570457M
      ISBN 10096291102X
      LC Control Number91062444
      OCLC/WorldCa24247392

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