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The archaeology of medieval nomadism in Eastern Europe (10th-13th centuries): the current state of research (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Florin Curta.

The vast steppe corridor that begins in north-central China and ends on the Middle and Lower Danube has been the habitat of many communities of nomads, and the object of intensive archaeological research. Ever since Svetlana Pletneva, research on the late nomads in the steppe lands now within Russia and Ukraine has focused on burial assemblages, especially on burial mounds. However, new lines of research have opened in the last few decades, which highlight new categories of evidence: stone...

Information-Theoretic Approach To the Analysis of Cultural Interaction in the Middle Woodland Period (1984)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Roy S. Dickens, Jr.. Martin D. Fraser.

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Tree-Ring Dating and the Village Cultures of the South Dakotas (1962)
DOCUMENT Full-Text W. W. Caldwell.

For the past several years the Smithsonian Institution has been concerned with the problem of dating cultural developments and climatic events along the main stem of the Missouri River (see Progress. Missouri River Basin, Oct.-Dec., 1959, pp.42-60). One of the most profitable approaches has been through dendrochronology, the charting and comparison of annual growth rings of trees. The study of dendrochronology is not new in the Plains. The work of Harry Weakly in central and western Nebraska,...