American Southeast (Geographic Keyword)

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12,240 Square Feet; The 1740 Fire and Disaster at the Household Scale in Colonial Charleston (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sarah E Platt.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Archaeology of Urban Dissonance: Violence, Friction, and Change" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. In 1770, the Provost-Marshal of the city of Charlestown (now Charleston, SC) advertised the land of a former gunsmith as for sale in The South Carolina Gazette. The valuable lot, situated in the center of the oldest part of the city, was described as “fifty-one feet, more or less” on front and in depth “two...


Cosmology in the New World
PROJECT Santa Fe Institute.

This project consists of articles written by members of Santa Fe Institute’s cosmology research group. Overall, the goal of this group is to understand the larger relationships between cosmology and society through a theoretically open-ended, comparative examination of the ancient American Southwest, Southeast, and Mesoamerica.


Shaping Space: Built Space, Landscape, and Cosmology in Four Regions (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ben Nelson. Stephen Lekson. Ivan Sprajc. Kenneth Sassaman.

In this article, the authors seek to understand cosmological expressions in architecture and the built landscape in Mesoamerica, Northern Mexico, the US Southwest, and the US Southeast.