Vicki L. Rolland's scientific contributions

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The Mill Cove Complex is an early Mississippi period settlement and mortuary center situated near the mouth of the St. Johns River, Florida. The complex consists of habitation and ritual middens, earthen causeways, and the Grant and Shields mounds. Although situated on the outskirts of the Mississippian world, residents of Mill Cove acquired exotic...
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Although this volume covers a broad range of temporal and methodological topics, the chapters are unified by a geographic focus on the archaeology of the Georgia Bight. The various research projects span multiple time periods (including Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian, and contact periods) and many incorporate specialized analyses (such as petrogr...
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Text (Electronic thesis) in PDF format. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Advisor: Dr. Rochelle A. Marrinan, Florida State University, College of Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Anthropology. Title and description from dissertation home page (viewed 6/16/04). Thesis (M.S.)--Florida State University, 2004. Includes bibliographical references.

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... At present, the popular image of the Mocama 1 derives more from European parchment than Florida archaeology. But times are changing and the archaeological correlates of the sixteenth and seventeenth century Mocama are coming into better focus (Ashley 2009(Ashley , 2013. While limited excavations have taken place at the Mocama missions of San Juan del Puerto and San Pedro de Mocama (e.g., Ashley and Gorman 2011;Dickinson and Wayne 1984;Gorman 2008;Jones 1967;Milanich 1971;Rock 2006;Russo et al. 1993), little has been reported on Contact and Mission-era sites distributed throughout the broader Mocama province, despite documentary references to the social geography of the region. ...
... Floridian histories intersected with those of the Mississippians, too. Recent work in late pre-Columbian Florida archaeology has highlighted the exchange of materials, goods, and ideas between Florida and the Mississippian world (Ashley and White 2012;Ashley and Rolland 2014;Ashley 2002Ashley , 2012Luer 2014;Marquardt and Walker 2012;Mitchem 2012;White 2014). Yet while native ...
... Royal-stand out from all others along the river in terms of sheer size, frequency of human burials, and amount and diversity of exotic stone, mineral, and metal (Milanich 1994:269-270;Moore 1894aMoore , b, 1895. Portable objects of both geographic and temporal distances took on sacred value in St. Johns life, as they were rendered imperative to St. Johns ritual and social reproduction (Ashley and Rolland 2014). Participation in exchange networks enabled and fueled contacts with nearby neighbors and distant mound centers and settlements of the Early Mississippian world. ...