By Dan F. Morse and Phyllis A. Morse
With a New Preface by the Authors
A classic work detailing an 11,000-year period of human culture within the largest river system in North America.
“The first published history of archaeological research unique to the region…Recommended to anyone interested in North American archaeology.”
“A significant contribution toward the worthwhile goal of public enlightenment, [this book] is a summary of regional archaeology written with both the professional archaeologist and layperson in mind and is a good overview of the history and results of more than 100 years of research in this part of the midcontinent.”
“A balanced treatment of culture history, lifeways, and explanations of culture change…The book is profusely illustrated with maps, photographs of excavations, an finely executed line drawings of artifact…It is a well-written and systematically organized book that will appeal to a broad spectrum of professional researchers and avocational readers.”
Dan F. Morse is a retired research archaeologist, Arkansas Archaeological Survey
Phyllis A. Morse is an archaeologist and independent scholar.
The University of Alabama Press, 2009