By Nancy Marie White

A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication

This accomplished compilation of Moore's archaeological experiences on northwest Florida and southern Alabama and Georgia provides the earliest documented investigations of this region. 

whilst Clarence Bloomfield Moore cruised the rivers of Florida looking for prehistoric artifacts a century in the past, he laid the foundation for archaeological investigations to persist with. This quantity displays Moore's fieldwork alongside the northwest Florida coast, the main archaeologically wealthy quarter of the kingdom, in addition to Southern Alabama and Georgia.

Here readers will percentage Moore's first examine the realm in 1901-1903 and extra observations made in 1918 in the course of what was once to be his final box season. Moore's works demonstrate ceramics, instruments, skeletal is still, and unique artifacts excavated from the earthen mounds and shell middens equipped via local peoples over the past millennia.

In the advent to this version, David Brose and Nancy Marie White position Moore's investigations in the context of the technology, average heritage, and antiquarianism of his day. They rfile what occurred to the websites he explored, inform how his findings healthy into the physique of his examine, and clarify how these findings can be interpreted within the context of Southeastern tradition historical past and smooth archaeological theory.

Moore was once the main an expert Southeastern archaeologist of his time; his writings are a benchmark for someone learning these components today.

 

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