Vincas P. Steponaitis

2015
Medieval MississippiansSAR Press PublicationMedieval Mississippians: The Cahokian WorldMedieval Mississippians, the eighth volume in the award-winning Popular Archaeology Series, introduces a key historical period in pre-Columbian eastern North America—the “Mississippian” era—via chapters on places, practices, and peoples written from Native American and non-Native perspectives on the past. 
1991
ChiefdomsSAR Press PublicationChiefdoms: Power, Economy, and IdeologyThe study of chiefdoms has moved from preoccupation with their formal characteristics to a concern with their dynamics as political institutions. The contributors to this volume are interested in how ruling elites retain power through control over production and exchange, and then legitimize that control through an elaborate ideology.


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