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The Newark Earthworks : enduring monuments, contested meanings / edited by Lindsay Jones and Richard D. Shiels.

Contributor(s): Jones, Lindsay, 1954- [editor.] | Shiels, Richard Douglas, 1947- [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Studies in religion and culture (Charlottesville, Va.): Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource (xi, 325 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813937779; 0813937779; 9780813937793; 0813937795.Subject(s): Mounds -- Ohio -- Newark | Hopewell culture -- Ohio | Mound-builders -- Ohio | Indians of North America -- Ohio -- AntiquitiesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Newark EarthworksDDC classification: 977.1/54 LOC classification: E99.H69 | N49 2016Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: I had no idea! Competing claims to distinction at the Newark Earthworks / Lindsay Jones -- Part I. The Newark Earthworks in the context of American and Ohio history -- The Newark Earthworks past and present / Richard D. Shiels -- Part II. The Newark Earthworks in the context of Hopewell archaeology and archaeoastronomy -- The Newark Earthworks: a monumental engine of world renewal / Bradley T. Lepper -- The Newark Earthworks: a grand unification of earth, sky, and mind / Ray Hively and Robert Horn -- Part III. The Newark Earthworks in cross-cultural archaeological contexts: Nazca, Chaco, and Stonehenge -- An Andeanist's perspective on the Newark Earthworks / Helaine Silverman -- Hopewell and Chaco: the consequences of rituality / Stephen H. Lekson -- Beyond Newark: prehistoric ceremonial centers and their cosmologies / Timothy Darvill -- Part IV. The Newark Earthworks in interdisciplinary contexts: architectural history, cartography, and religious studies -- The Newark Earthworks as "works" of architecture / John E. Hancock -- The Newark Earthworks as a liminal place: a comparative analysis of Hopewell-period burial rituals and mounds with a particular emphasis on house symbolism / Thomas Barrie -- The cartographic legacy of the Newark Earthworks / Margaret Wickens Pearce -- The modern religiosity of the Newark Earthworks / Thomas S. Bremer -- Part V. The Newark Earthworks in the context of indigenous rights and identity: American and international frames -- Native (re)investments in Ohio: evictions, earthworks preservation, and tribal stewardship / Marti L. Chaatsmith -- Whose earthworks? Newark and indigenous people / Mary N. MacDonald -- Part VI. The Newark Earthworks in the context of law and jurisprudence: ancient and ongoing possibilities -- The peoples belong to the land: contemporary stewards for the Newark Earthworks / Duane Champagne and Carole Goldberg -- Caring for depressed cultural sites, Hawaiian style / Greg Johnson -- Imagining "law-stuff" at the Newark Earthworks / Winnifred Fallers Sullivan.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: I had no idea! Competing claims to distinction at the Newark Earthworks / Lindsay Jones -- Part I. The Newark Earthworks in the context of American and Ohio history -- The Newark Earthworks past and present / Richard D. Shiels -- Part II. The Newark Earthworks in the context of Hopewell archaeology and archaeoastronomy -- The Newark Earthworks: a monumental engine of world renewal / Bradley T. Lepper -- The Newark Earthworks: a grand unification of earth, sky, and mind / Ray Hively and Robert Horn -- Part III. The Newark Earthworks in cross-cultural archaeological contexts: Nazca, Chaco, and Stonehenge -- An Andeanist's perspective on the Newark Earthworks / Helaine Silverman -- Hopewell and Chaco: the consequences of rituality / Stephen H. Lekson -- Beyond Newark: prehistoric ceremonial centers and their cosmologies / Timothy Darvill -- Part IV. The Newark Earthworks in interdisciplinary contexts: architectural history, cartography, and religious studies -- The Newark Earthworks as "works" of architecture / John E. Hancock -- The Newark Earthworks as a liminal place: a comparative analysis of Hopewell-period burial rituals and mounds with a particular emphasis on house symbolism / Thomas Barrie -- The cartographic legacy of the Newark Earthworks / Margaret Wickens Pearce -- The modern religiosity of the Newark Earthworks / Thomas S. Bremer -- Part V. The Newark Earthworks in the context of indigenous rights and identity: American and international frames -- Native (re)investments in Ohio: evictions, earthworks preservation, and tribal stewardship / Marti L. Chaatsmith -- Whose earthworks? Newark and indigenous people / Mary N. MacDonald -- Part VI. The Newark Earthworks in the context of law and jurisprudence: ancient and ongoing possibilities -- The peoples belong to the land: contemporary stewards for the Newark Earthworks / Duane Champagne and Carole Goldberg -- Caring for depressed cultural sites, Hawaiian style / Greg Johnson -- Imagining "law-stuff" at the Newark Earthworks / Winnifred Fallers Sullivan.

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As the editors note, there has not been a comprehensive book interpreting the Newark Earthworks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Ohio. Hopewell culture spanned much of eastern North America and beyond. Dating from 100 BCE to 400 CE, the Newark Earthworks cover four and a half square miles and include huge circular, octagonal, and square enclosures that represent the largest and most complex geometric archaeological sites in the world. Divided into six sections, the 15 chapters explore Newark in the context of US and Ohio history; the function of Newark within the context of Hopewell culture and archaeoastronomy; cross-cultural comparisons with Nazca, Chaco, and Stonehenge; Newark in the context of its architectural history, cartography, and religious studies; Newark in the context of indigenous rights and identity; and Newark in the context of law and jurisprudence. There are various interpretations of how these impressive earthworks functioned within Hopewell society, ranging from a vast ritual complex devoted to the regeneration of the earth and earthwork alignments to lunar cycles that brought large populations to this amazing pilgrimage center. Importantly, two articles explore the relationship of Native Americans today to the Newark Earthworks, and one on Hawaiians' view of their own ceremonial heritage. Well illustrated with 23 pages of bibliography. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All public and academic libraries. --James Bushnell Richardson, University of Pittsburgh

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<p>Lindsay Jones is Professor of Comparative Studies at The Ohio State University. Richard D. Shiels is Emeritus Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University.</p>

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