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The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South AmericaBending and Breaking the Rules

The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America: Bending and Breaking the Rules

Paul Valentine, Stephen Beckerman, and Catherine Alès (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054315
eISBN:
9780813053066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054315.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Traditional treatments of marriage among indigenous people focus on what people say about whom one should marry and on rules that anthropologists induce from those statements. This volume is a ... More

Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Elizabeth M. Scott (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This collection offers a new understanding of communities of French heritage in the New World, drawing on archaeological and historical evidence from both colonial and post-Conquest settings. It ... More

Bones of ComplexityBioarchaeological Case Studies of Social Organization and Skeletal Biology

Bones of Complexity: Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social Organization and Skeletal Biology

Haagen D. Klaus, Amanda R. Harvey, and Mark N. Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062235
eISBN:
9780813051901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062235.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The histories of many human societies over the last ten millennia have been characterized by increasing social complexity and economic inequality. This phenomenon ranks among the intellectually ... More

Broken Chains and Subverted PlansEthnicity, Race, and Commodities

Broken Chains and Subverted Plans: Ethnicity, Race, and Commodities

Christopher C. Fennell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062457
eISBN:
9780813053240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062457.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Broken Chains and Subverted Plans: Ethnicity, Race, and Commodities examines the ways in which the large-scale development plans of Anglo-American governing officials and investors were subverted by ... More

Colonized Bodies, Worlds TransformedToward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Melissa S. Murphy and Haagen D. Klaus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Contact between separate human cultures have led to some significant adaptive transitions of humankind, particularly the collision between the Eastern and the Western Hemispheres beginning in A.D. ... More

The Final MissionPreserving NASA's Apollo Sites

The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O'Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Deep within the rugged mountains above Simi Valley and standing tall against the desert landscape of southern New Mexico lie the once-majestic rocket test stands and research facilities that helped ... More

Fit for WarSustenance and Order in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Catawba Nation

Fit for War: Sustenance and Order in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Catawba Nation

Mary Elizabeth Fitts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400059
eISBN:
9781683400295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400059.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In the mid-eighteenth century, the towns of the Catawba Nation were located near Nation Ford, where the main trading path that traversed the southern Appalachian Piedmont crossed the Catawba River. ... More

Frontiers of Colonialism

Frontiers of Colonialism

Christine D. Beaule (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeologists are hindered by the self-imposed boundary between historic and prehistoric archaeology, and assumptions about different rates and kinds of cultural continuity and change before and ... More

Maya E GroupsCalendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Early Lowlands

Maya E Groups: Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Early Lowlands

David A. Freidel, Arlen F. Chase, Anne S. Dowd, and Jerry Murdock (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054353
eISBN:
9780813053226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054353.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The emergence of complex society in the Maya lowlands during the first millennium BCE involved a confluence of factors including the adoption of staple maize as a major source of food, the ... More

Mississippian Beginnings

Mississippian Beginnings

Gregory D. Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Two decades ago Mississippian cultural origins were commonly viewed as the outcome of well-bounded Woodland populations evolving in situ. Different Mississippian polities were conceived of as ... More

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