By Vernon J. Knight,Vincas P. Steponaitis,Christopher S. Peebles,Lauren M. Michals,Paul D. Welch,Margaret J. Schoeninger,Mary Lucas Powell,C. Margaret Scarry,Mark R. Schurr
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Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom: Chronology, Content, Contest by Vernon J. Knight,Vincas P. Steponaitis,Christopher S. Peebles,Lauren M. Michals,Paul D. Welch,Margaret J. Schoeninger,Mary Lucas Powell,C. Margaret Scarry,Mark R. Schurr