9780817353599

The Anthropology of Florida

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  • ISBN13:

    9780817353599

  • ISBN10:

    0817353593

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-07
  • Publisher: Univ of Alabama Pr
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Summary

A fundamental work on the peopling of the Americas. This volume, originally published in 1922, constitutes the most complete summary of anthropological information on Florida up until that point. Not only does it consider all previous research on Florida archaeology, physical anthropology, and aboriginal history, it also contains Hrdlickars"s analysis of every human bone from Florida that he could find in collections. He made remarkably accurate observations about the general physical types of prehistoric Florida Indians and how they compared to native peoples of surrounding regions. Alescaron; Hrdlicka, M.D., 18691943, was a physical anthropologist and founder of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists and theAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology,and he was its editor from 1918 until 1942.Jeffrey M. Mitchemis a research archaeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey who edited and introduced bothThe West and Central Florida Expeditions of Clarence Bloomfield MooreandThe East Florida Expeditions of Clarence Bloomfield Moore.

Author Biography

Aleš Hrdlicka, M.D., 1869–1943, was a physical anthropologist and founder of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists and the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, and he was its editor from 1918 until 1942. Jeffrey M. Mitchem is a research archaeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey who edited and introduced both The West and Central Florida Expeditions of Clarence Bloomfield Moore and The East Florida Expeditions of Clarence Bloomfield Moore.

Table of Contents

Indian Remains of the Southwestern Coast of Florida
The Ten Thousand Islands Regionp. 5
Indian Remains from Fort Myers to Key Marcop. 16
Punta Rasap. 16
Estero Keysp. 16
Naplesp. 19
Gordon Passp. 20
Weeks Placep. 20
Key Marcop. 21
Caximbasp. 22
Horr's Islandp. 22
Goodland Pointp. 24
Cape Romainep. 24
Addison's Placep. 24
Key Marco Southwardp. 27
Whitney Riverp. 29
Buttonwood Keyp. 31
Shell Keyp. 31
Dismal Keyp. 31
Pumpkin Keyp. 32
Gomez Keyp. 33
Fakahatchee, Thompson Place, Ellis Placep. 33
Ferguson Riverp. 34
Allens Riverp. 34
Chokaloskee Islandp. 35
Turner's Riverp. 36
Barnes Riverp. 40
New Riverp. 41
Chatham Bendp. 41
Miller's Pointp. 41
Chevalier Placep. 42
Gopher Keyp. 42
Lossman's River and Keyp. 44
Royal Palm Hammockp. 45
Lossman's River to the Southern Extremity of the Peninsulap. 47
General Impressionsp. 48
Fort Myers to Lake Okechobee and East Coastp. 52
The Seminolesp. 53
Anthropology of Florida
Peopling and Tribes of Floridap. 57
Numbers, Antiquityp. 65
Physical Characteristics of the Floridians in Recordsp. 70
Physical Anthropology, Former Contributionsp. 71
New Observations
Deformationp. 83
Massivenessp. 85
Diseasep. 87
Unity of Typep. 88
The Skullp. 89
Descriptive Featuresp. 90
Measurementsp. 91
Facial Proportionsp. 99
Comparativep. 109
The Long Bonesp. 117
Staturep. 118
The Humerusp. 118
Radiusp. 122
Femurp. 123
Tibiap. 127
Summaryp. 130
Detailed Measurementsp. 133
Indexp. 145
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