Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS)
The newest division of the Prairie Research Institute, the Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS), conducts multiple-scale field and laboratory research projects and serves as a major repository and source of scientific archaeological information in the state.
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(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL., 2015-03-04)
Guide to the Geology, Hydrogeology, Botany, History, and Archaeology of the Driftless Area of Northwestern Illinois, Jo Daviess County (Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014)
(2014-05-30)The rise and eventual decline of Cahokia, the largest pre-Columbian city north of Mexico, reverberated deeply within the historical trajectories of the North American mid-continent and southeast. The 11th century emergence ...
(2014-05-30)This dissertation contextualizes religion and complexity as it influenced the emergence of the city of Cahokia through an exploration of ridge-top mortuary practices across the three precincts of Cahokia, East St. Louis ...
(2012-05-22)This work explores how people forge cultural identities through the active process of creolization along fluid frontiers of cultural interaction. The creolization process is addressed through an analysis of select materials ...