Coosa: The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom

Coosa The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom In this colorfully illustrated book Smith traces the rise and collapse of thechiefdom of Coosa located in the Ridge and Valley province of northwestern Georgia and adjacent states From humble beginn

  • Title: Coosa: The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom
  • Author: Marvin T. Smith
  • ISBN: 9780813018119
  • Page: 170
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this colorfully illustrated book, Smith traces the rise and collapse of thechiefdom of Coosa, located in the Ridge and Valley province of northwestern Georgia and adjacent states From humble beginnings, Coosa became one of the most important chiefdoms in the Southeast, dominating a territory from present eastern Tennessee to central Alabama But by the beginning of theIn this colorfully illustrated book, Smith traces the rise and collapse of thechiefdom of Coosa, located in the Ridge and Valley province of northwestern Georgia and adjacent states From humble beginnings, Coosa became one of the most important chiefdoms in the Southeast, dominating a territory from present eastern Tennessee to central Alabama But by the beginning of the 18th century, the once powerful chiefdom had been reduced to a few towns in the Creek Confederacy A masterful integration of archaeological and historical information George R Milner, Pennsylvania State University A convincing account of where these people came from, and what happened to them in the shadowy years after their fateful encounter with De Soto s Spanish army Vernon J Knight, University of Alabama

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