Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Ancient Cahokia and the Mississippians” as Want to Read:
Ancient Cahokia and the Mississippians
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Ancient Cahokia and the Mississippians

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  1 review
The ancient capital of Cahokia and a series of lesser population centers developed in the Mississippi valley in North America between the eighth and fifteenth centuries AD, leaving behind an extraordinarily rich archaeological record. Cahokia's gigantic pyramids, finely crafted artifacts, and dense population mark it as the founding city of the Mississippian civilization, ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published July 19th 2004 by Cambridge University Press (first published June 17th 2004)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Ancient Cahokia and the Mississippians, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Ancient Cahokia and the Mississippians

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 40)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Pauketat offers an interpretation of the archaeological evidence for the formation and ultimate dissolution of the c. 11th to 15th-century Mississippian society, and its cultural and political core at metropolitan Cahokia. Recommended for anyone with an interest in prehistoric archaeology and/or pre-Columbian North America, though at least a basic familiarity with cultural-anthropological principles would likely make for a more rewarding read.
Meranda Wilkes
Meranda Wilkes is currently reading it
Nov 19, 2014
Christopher York
Christopher York marked it as to-read
Nov 06, 2014
Nyssa added it
Oct 14, 2014
Kerry Krogstad
Kerry Krogstad marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2014
Trever marked it as to-read
Aug 30, 2013
Darrel marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2013
Justin Hamm
Justin Hamm marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2012
CAW marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2012
Sarah marked it as to-read
Aug 28, 2012
Dawn added it
Aug 21, 2013
Thom Dunn
Thom Dunn marked it as to-read
Nov 05, 2011
Cfranz marked it as to-read
Sep 22, 2010
Kirk Kittell
Kirk Kittell marked it as to-read
Oct 29, 2014
Sharon marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2009
Kristal marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2009
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi Chiefdoms and Other Archaeological Delusions Cahokia: Domination and Ideology in the Mississippian World The Ascent of Chiefs: Cahokia and Mississippian Politics in Native North America Temples for Cahokia Lords: Preston Holder's 1955-1956 Excavations of Kunnemann Mound

Share This Book