Volume 38 Number 2 2019

Special Issue: Shells Below, Stars Above: Four Perspectives on Shell Beads

Guest Editor: Cheryl Claassen



Shells below, stars above: four perspectives on shell beads

Cheryl Claassen

The beads of Indian Knoll

Cheryl Claassen

Shell beads from Mississippian sites in the northern Yazoo Basin, Mississippi

John M. Connaway

Prehistoric shell beads on the Georgia coast

Charles E. Pearson

From shell to glass: how beads reflect the changing cultural landscape of the seventeenth-century lower Potomac River valley

Rebecca J. Webster and Julia A. King


Eve A. Hargrave, Shirley J. Schermer, Kristin M. Hedman, and Robin M. Lillie (eds), Transforming the dead: culturally modified bone in the prehistoric Midwest, reviewed by Dale L. Hutchinson

Timothy R. Pauketat and Susan M. Alt (eds), Medieval Mississippians: the Cahokian world, reviewed by Christopher B. Rodning

Robin A. Beck, Christopher B. Rodning, and David G. Moore (eds), Fort San Juan and the limits of empire: colonialism and household practice at the Berry site, reviewed by David G. Anderson

Gregory D. Wilson (ed), Mississippian beginnings, reviewed by B. Jacob Skousen

Denise I. Bossy (ed), The Yamasee Indians from Florida to South Carolina, reviewed by Marvin T. Smith

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson, New histories of village life at Crystal River, reviewed by Kenneth E. Sassaman

Jennifer Birch and Victor D. Thompson (eds), The archaeology of villages in eastern North America, reviewed by Thomas E. Emerson