Rachel Briggs

http://anthropology.unc.edu
Lecturer, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Anthropology
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Interest/Specialty Areas Foodways (the anthropology of food), gender, and identity; social complexity and the emergence ofcomplex societies; hominy and maize; infographics; Mississippian, proto-historic, and historic periods in the Southeastern United States; historic Creek Indian archaeology; Moundville and westcentral Alabama; Burke phase (A.D. 1400-1650) and western North Carolina; protohistoric and historic Catawba Indians; embodied cognition and practice theory; historical anthropology (sensu Marshall Sahlins).
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