By Charles C. Jones Jr.
A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication
This reissue of Charles Jones's vintage investigations of the Mound developers might be a useful source for archaeologists today.
Long a vintage of southeastern archaeology, Charles Jones'sAntiquities of the Southern Indians was once a groundbreaking paintings that associated historical tribes with prehistoric "antiquities." released in 1873, it predated the paintings of Cyrus Thomas and Clarence Moore and continues to be a wealthy source for contemporary scholars.
Jones used to be a pioneer of archaeology who not just excavated very important websites but in addition comparable his findings to different websites, to modern Indians, and to artifacts from different parts. His paintings covers all the southeastern states, from Virginia to Louisiana, and is famous for its insights into the De Soto day trip and the background of the Creek Indians.
Best recognized for refuting the preferred delusion of the Mound developers, Jones proposed a connection among dwelling local americans of the 1800s and the prehistoric peoples who had created the Southeast's huge earthen mounds. His early examine and tradition comparisons ended in the eventual dying of the Mound Builder myth.
For this reissue of Jones's publication, a brand new creation by way of Frank Schnell areas Jones's paintings within the context of his occasions and relates it to present learn within the Southeast. An engagingly written paintings greater by way of a number of maps and engravings, Antiquities of the Southern Indians will serve trendy students and fascinate all readers attracted to the region's prehistory.
Frank T. Schnell Jr. is an Archaeologist and Historian on the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia.
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Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the Georgia Tribes by Charles C. Jones Jr.