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[Download] ➵ Cahokia Mirror of the Cosmos By Sally A. Kitt Chappell – Gamegeek-denter.de At the turn of the last millennium a powerful Native American civilization emerged and flourished in the American Midwest By AD 1050 the population of its capital city Cahokia was larger than that of At the turn of the last millennium a powerful Native American civilization emerged and flourished in the American Midwest By AD 1050 the population of its capital city Cahokia was larger than that of London Without the use of the wheel beasts of burden or metallurgy its technology was of the Stone Age yet its culture fostered widespread commerce refined artistic expression and monumental architecture The model for this urbane world was nothing less than the cosmos itself The climax of their ritual center was a four tiered pyramid covering fourteen acre rising a hundred feet into the sky—the tallest structure in the United States until 1867.

This beautifully illustrated book traces the history of this six square mile area in the central Mississippi Valley from the Big Bang to the presentChappell seeks to answer fundamental questions about this unique yet still relatively unknown space which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 How did this swampy land become so amenable to human life? Who were the remarkable people who lived here before the Europeans came? Why did the whole civilization disappear so rapidly? What became of the land in the centuries after the Mississippians abandoned it? And finally what can we learn about ourselves as we look into the changing me.

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