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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

Willy LeyProphet of the Space Age

Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age

Jared S. Buss

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054438
eISBN:
9780813053172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is an academic biography of Willy Ley (1906-1969), an influential American science writer and rocket expert. During the 1940s and 1950s, Ley became a scientific celebrity in the United ... More

Water from StoneArchaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Jason O'Donoughue

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Florida houses the densest concentration of artesian springs in the world. However, many springs are imperilled by pollution, development, and groundwater extraction. Archaeologists have long ... More

A Curious PerilH.D.'s Late Modernist Prose

A Curious Peril: H.D.'s Late Modernist Prose

Lara Vetter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054568
eISBN:
9780813053219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054568.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When World War II appeared imminent, the modernist writer known as H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) declined offers of refuge and chose to remain in London. As devastating as this noncombatant experience was, ... 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

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Beverly C. Tomek and Matthew J. Hetrick (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization is a collection of essays examining African American recolonization to Africa, primarily Liberia. It considers white and black ... More

Hemingway and ItalyTwenty-First-Century Perspectives

Hemingway and Italy: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Mark Cirino and Mark P. Ott (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054414
eISBN:
9780813053158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hemingway and Italy collects the most innovative and most relevant papers that were presented at the sixteenth Biennial Hemingway Conference in Venice, Italy, in 2014. These essays address ... 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

Modes of Production and Archaeology

Modes of Production and Archaeology

Robert M. Rosenswig and Jerimy J. Cunningham (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054308
eISBN:
9780813053035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054308.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Modes of production are used in a variety of ways by authors in this book but all employ the framework as an analytical tool to explore the reproduction of society. Each chapter author provides ... 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

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