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Ancestors of Worthy LifePlantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Teresa S. Moyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historic plantation sites continue to struggle with the legacy of slavery and black heritage, particularly concerning their relevance in American life. Although slavery and black history are erased ... More

Ancient Maya Political Dynamics

Ancient Maya Political Dynamics

Antonia E. Foias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044224
eISBN:
9780813046488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044224.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is meant to show how archaeologists worldwide understand and reconstruct ancient political systems, and more specifically, how Maya archaeologists have reconstructed political power, ... More

Ancient Maya PotteryClassification, Analysis, and Interpretation

Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

James John Aimers (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Pottery sherds are the most abundant artifacts recovered from ancient Maya sites. Analyzed correctly, they reveal much about artistic expression, religious ritual, economic systems, cooking ... More

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

Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the CaribbeanExploring the Spaces in Between

Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Lynsey Bates, John M. Chenoweth, and James A. Delle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

All parts of the Caribbean were shaped by similar forces, including race-based chattel slavery, sugar, capitalism, and the tropical and sometimes deadly natural environment. Within these ... More

The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Victor D. Thompson and James C. Waggoner Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The purpose of this book is to engender ideas and discussion regarding broader issues related to historical ecology. The unifying topic of the case studies presented in this volume is that they deal ... More

The Archaeology of AncestorsDeath, Memory, and Veneration

The Archaeology of Ancestors: Death, Memory, and Veneration

Erica Hill and Jon B. Hageman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062518
eISBN:
9780813051154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062518.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ancestor veneration is a common practice cross-culturally, and since the 1990s archaeologists have started to explore ancestor veneration in the past. The usual explanation for ancient ancestors is ... More

An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Douglas E. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is about how displacement associated with long-distance population movements and the relationships migrants maintain with both home and host societies shape their consumer habits and the ... More

Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba, examines the interactions between indigenous peoples and European invaders in the Caribbean and the way in which domination ... More

Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Jun Kimura

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book clarifies the dynamics of shipbuilding traditions evolved in East Asia, explained based on the detailed investigations of excavated ships in the region. The previous shipwreck study in East ... More

The Archaeology of EthnogenesisRace and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Barbara L. Voss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco sheds light on the genesis of the Californios, a community of military settlers who forged a new identity on the ... More

The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts

The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts

Lawrence E. Babits and Stephanie Gandulla (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049069
eISBN:
9780813046990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049069.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Based on papers presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia, the chapters in this edited volume detail results of archaeological investigations at several ... More

The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast

The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast

Christopher N. Matthews and Allison Manfra McGovern (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060576
eISBN:
9780813050706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060576.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

American historical archaeology began on the East Coast of the United States. Its earliest and most important developments were in the Chesapeake Tidewater and the historically rich cities and towns ... More

The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Stacy C. Kozakavich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056593
eISBN:
9780813053509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056593.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Intentional communities, including religious, utopian, and communal societies, have long been a feature of the American social and economic landscape. This volume describes and discusses historical ... More

Beneath the Ivory TowerThe Archaeology of Academia

Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Russell K. Skowronek and Kenneth E. Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

As a discipline, archaeology often provides amazing insights into the past. But it can also illuminate the present, especially when investigations are undertaken to better examine the history of ... More

Beyond the WallsNew Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Kevin R. Fogle, James A. Nyman, and Mary C. Beaudry (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Household archaeology is a methodological and theoretical approach to domestic sites that can address essential social issues in the past. Beyond the Walls brings together contributions from today’s ... More

Bioarchaeology of Classical KamarinaLife and Death in Greek Sicily

Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061122
eISBN:
9780813051406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061122.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using the concept of materiality as an interpretive framework, Carrie Sulosky Weaver presents an interdisciplinary examination of the Passo Marinaro necropolis (ca. 5th to 3rd c. BCE) for the purpose ... More

British Forts and Their CommunitiesArchaeological and Historical Perspectives

British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Christopher R. DeCorse and Zachary J. M. Beier (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

British Forts and Their Communities is about the diverse communities associated with English and British forts of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. While forts and fortifications ... 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

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