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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

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

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

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

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

Simplicity, Equality, and SlaveryAn Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

John M. Chenoweth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400110
eISBN:
9781683400288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400110.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

How do both a religious community and a religion change when their members must face contradictions between their ideals and the society in which they live? This question is answered here by using ... More

We Come for GoodArchaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Paul N. Backhouse, Brent R. Weisman, and Mary Beth Rosebrough (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Indigenous communities are today active participants and players in the identification, management, research, interpretation, and preservation of their heritage. The development of the Seminole Tribe ... 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

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