Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Stipes Publishing Co.
Количество страниц: 252
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The tall grass prairie peninsula is Illinois and adjacent margins, northeastern Indiana and the Darby Plains prairies of central Ohio. (See the image on the cover of the book.) It has been and is the center of extraordinary innovation: 1) About 10,000 years ago people in the very southern part of Illinois introduced a startling innovation; they stopped hunting ice age animals like mastodons and woolly mammoths and devoted themselves to hunting modern game animals. 2) About 7,000 years ago people of the tall grass prairie peninsula probably began cultivating small egg gourds, and in the process established one of the ten or so (depending on the source) cradles of agriculture on the globe. 3) Thousands of years ago the tall grass prairie peninsula was central to the development and spread of Algonquin language and culture. The Proto-Algonquians called themselves ''elenyiwa,'' 'the ordinary people,' a term reflected in the modern French spelling Illinois. ...