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Read Building the Past 100 È “This volume presents a much needed synthesis of prehistoric wooden architecture in the greater Ohio region The authors pursue new avenues of research in explaining architectural variation from rarely encountered Archaic domestic structures to large public buildings of Fort Ancient societies”—Cameron Lacuement editor of ArchitectD patterns to fully envisioning the complex architecture of such critical locations as the Hopewell site Moorehead Circle and Brown’s Bottom             The record of perishable architecture at these sites has proven difficult to interpret because it is often merely organic residues including soil stains from decayed wall posts charred timbers or trenched wall foundations Addressing new discoveries and presenting previously unpublished data this volume is an invaluable resource for archaeologists investigating the diverse ways prehistoric societies manifested their social worlds in earth wood and stone.

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Der University of Wisconsin–Madison   The study of ancient architecture reveals much about the social constructs and culture of the architects builders and inhabitants of the structures but few studies bridge the gap between architecture and archaeology This comprehensive examination of sites in the Ohio Valley going as far north as Ontario integrates structural engineering and wood science technology into the toolkit of archaeologists Presenting the most current research on structures from pre European contact Building the Past allows archaeologists to expand their interpretations from simply describing postmol.

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Building the Past“This volume presents a much needed synthesis of prehistoric wooden architecture in the greater Ohio region The authors pursue new avenues of research in explaining architectural variation from rarely encountered Archaic domestic structures to large public buildings of Fort Ancient societies” Cameron Lacuement editor of Architectural Variability in the Southeast   “A significant contribution to the cultural history of the Ohio Valley and the archaeological literature on perishable architecture The primary data and detailed descriptions of wooden post constructions make it a valuable resource” Sissel Schroe.