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The evolution of the Calusa

a nonagricultural chiefdom on the southwest Florida coast

by Randolph J. Widmer

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Calusa Indians,
    • Paleoecology -- Florida,
    • Human ecology -- Florida,
    • Florida -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRandolph J. Widmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.C18 W52 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 334 p. :
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2736271M
      ISBN 100817303588
      LC Control Number86030713

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      Among the book’s many pages of history, photos of the trail and its builders, and stories from hikers and FTA members, you’ll also find: A full page map of the Florida Trail. A section devoted to the sections of the Florida Trail, with contemporary images. The Evolution of the Calusa: A Nonagricultural Chiefdom on the Southwest Florida Coast. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. Willey, G. (). Archeology of the Florida Gulf Coast. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. Williams, J. (). The Florida Keys: .

      The book draws comparisons between racial politics on both sides of the Atlantic and includes two comparative studies of racial politics in Britain. Contributors: Clarence Lusanne, Louis Kushnik, Anthony Affigne, Douglas Gills, John Bentancur, William Sales, Rod Bush, Lewis Randolph, Faria Chideya, Cynthia Hamilton, David Reynolds, James Steele. To inculcate a reading culture, they were encouraged to read children’s books and in turn relate the stories they learnt from the books. The bursary fund joined CALUSA as an independent programme. It was established independently of CALUSA by some local people, to assist local needy children with bursaries. The bursary fund joined CALUSA in


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The Evolution of Calusa: A Nonagricultural Chiefdom of the Southwest Florida CoastCited by:   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The evolution of the Calusa: a nonagricultural chiefdom on the southwest Florida coast Item Preview remove-circlePages: The aims of this study are twofold: compile, for the first time, all the archaeological, environmental, and geological data pertinent to the evolution of the aboriginal inhabitants of southwest Florida; and, using this basis, develop a specific, integrated, and dynamic model of cultural adaptation that will serve as a stimulus for hypotheses that go beyond simple culture-historical concerns.

The evolution of the Calusa by Randolph J. Widmer,University of Alabama Press edition, in EnglishCited by: The aims of this study are twofold: compile, for the first time, all the archaeological, environmental, and geological data pertinent to the evolution of the aboriginal inhabitants of southwest Florida; and, using this basis, develop a specific, integrated, and dynamic model of cultural adaptation that will serve as a stimulus for hypotheses that go beyond simple culture-historical concerns Cited by: The Evolution of the Calusa: A Nonagricultural Chiefdom on the Southwest Florida Coast.

University of Alabama Press. ISBN ; Winn, Ed (). Florida's great king: King Carlos of the Calusa Indians. Buster's Books. ISBN Voegelin, Byron D. South Florida's vanished people; travels in the homeland of the ancient Calusa.

Fort Myers Beach, Fla., Island Press, Widmer, Randolph J. The evolution of the Calusa: a non-agricultural chiefdom on the southwest Florida coast. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, Wilson, Charles J. The Evolution of Calusa. I am very interested in the Calusa Tribe. I am making a request that if anyone owns The Evolution of Calusa that they would please contribute any more information they could append to this article.

It's saddening to see such an unique tribe to have so little written about them. A Calusa alligator head carved out of wood, excavated at Key Marco inon display at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

(Public Domain) Although the Calusa came to an end, some remains of their achievements can still be seen today. The shell mounds are. The best book for kids is probably The Calusa And Their Legacy, which tells the history of the Calusa tribe in clear language with many pictures.

A more complex book on Calusa society is The Evolution of the Calusa, which I recommend to older students.

The Evolution of Calusa, The Evolution of Calusa,, The Evolution of Calusa, X, X, E Book pp. Price: $ d. In The Calusa: Linguistic and Cultural Origins and Relationships, Granberry presents a full phonological and morphological analysis of the total corpus of surviving Calusa language data left by a literate Spanish captive held by the Calusa from his early youth to adulthood.

In addition to further defining the Calusa language, this book presents. Fish were captured and stored by Native Americans of southwestern Florida in complex walled structures called watercourts, constructed of shell and other sediments.

These structures were engineered with knowledge of tidal systems, hydrology, and the biology of species to be stored in these courts. This work documents the considerable ability of the Calusa, a nonagricultural society, to. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of 70 results for "Calusa Indians" The Calusa and Their Legacy: South Florida People and Their Environments (Native Peoples, Cultures, and.

Calusa Written accounts by Spanish missionaries, shipwreck survivors, and chroniclers help us to imagine the Calusa people who built and lived upon the massive artificial shell constructions of southwestern cultural traditions of the Calusa were deeply rooted in Estero Bay, Charlotte Harbor and neighboring areas.

Major archaeological sites are characterized by their large size, and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations in a Study of Coastal Adaptation --The History of Archaeological Research in Southwest Florida --The Prehistory of Southwest Florida --The Environment and Ecology of Southwest Florida --The History of Environmental Change in.

Get this from a library. The evolution of the Calusa: a nonagricultural chiefdom on the southwest Florida coast.

[Randolph J Widmer] -- The aims of this study are twofold: compile, for the first time, all the archaeological, environmental, and geological data pertinent to the evolution.

The Calusa king had the power of life and death over his subjects and was thought by them to be able to intercede with the spirits that sustained the environment’s bounty. Commoners supported the nobility and provided them with food and other material necessities.

Towns throughout south Florida sent tribute to the Calusa king. Les Calusas, parfois appelés Caloosa ou Calosa, étaient une tribu amérindienne qui vivait sur la côte et le long des cours d'eau du sud-ouest de la Floride.

Calusa signifie homme habitaient des maisons sur pilotis sans murs et aux toits de feuilles de palmiers tressées. Les Calusas étaient des guerriers. On estime que la population calusa comptait 50 individus avant l.

A Short History of Florida. The Calusa: "The Shell Indians" The Timucua; The Tocobaga Indians of Tampa Bay; The Tequesta Indians of Biscayne Bay.

Lewis, Clifford M. "The Calusa," in Tacachale: Essays on the Indians of Florida and Southeast Georgia during the Historic Period, edited by Jerald Milanich and Samuel Proctor (). Randolph J. Widmer, The Evolution of the Calusa: A Nonagricultural Chiefdom on the Southwest Florida Coast ().Calusa, North American Indian tribe that inhabited the southwest coast of Florida from Tampa Bay to Cape Sable and Cape Florida, together with all the outlying keys.

According to some authorities their territory also extended inland as far as Lake linguistic affiliation is not certain. Their estimated population in was 3, living in 50 villages.Editorial Reviews.

This work provides a real needed contribution to both the archaeological and linguistic literature on one of the most vexing issues in linguistics: what is the Calusa language.”—Randolph Widmer is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Houston, and the author of The Evolution of the Calusa: A Nonagricultural Chiefdom on the Southwest Florida Coast.