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Beyond the Nasca LinesAncient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

Beyond the Nasca Lines: Ancient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

Christina A. Conlee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062020
eISBN:
9780813051857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062020.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Beyond the Nasca Lines examines the origin, rise, fall, and reformation of complex societies through investigations conducted at the archaeological site of La Tiza in the desert of Nasca, Peru. La ... More

Constructing HistoriesArchaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Asa R. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the popular imagination, the St. Johns River valley in northeast Florida is one of the last “natural” landscapes. This image relies on unawareness of the extent of landscape modification ... More

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Brett A. Houk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Within a challenging tropical environment, a remarkable urban tradition developed and flourished as an element of ancient Maya culture. This book is about the cities of the eastern lowlands, a small ... More

Building the PastPrehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Brian G. Redmond and Robert A. Genheimer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The study of ancient architecture and the built environment has much to tell us about the social makeup and culture of the designers, builders, and users of these constructions. This volume presents ... More

Tracing ChildhoodBioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Jennifer L. Thompson, Marta P. Alfonso-Durruty, and John J. Crandall (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049830
eISBN:
9780813050324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049830.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This edited volume showcases the work of leading and emerging scholars in the relatively new field of bioarchaeology of children. Bioarchaeological studies of children (including all subadults), ... More

New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Neill J. Wallis and Asa R. Randall (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book brings together recent archaeological research in Florida that provides detailed and nuanced interpretations of the pre-Columbian past. The contributions to this volume cover much of the ... More

Everyday Life MattersMaya Farmers at Chan

Everyday Life Matters: Maya Farmers at Chan

Cynthia Robin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044996
eISBN:
9780813046730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044996.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is about everyday life and why it matters. Both today and in the past, the things people do in their daily lives are not as mundane as they first appear. They can be quite extraordinary and ... More

Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Alice P. Wright and Edward R. Henry (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This volume highlights the variety of ways that Southeastern peoples utilized, transformed, and experienced the landscapes in which they lived from ca. 1000 BC to AD 800. In doing so, the volume ... More

Bioarchaeology of East AsiaMovement, Contact, Health

Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Kate Pechenkina and Marc Oxenham (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Examined through the lens of human remains, the overarching theme of this volume is human interaction and its consequences for the human condition across the vast expanse of East Asia during the ... More

Bioarchaeology and BehaviorThe People of the Ancient Near East

Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Megan A. Perry (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The volume presents a broad array of bioarchaeological techniques that can illuminate the lives of individuals in the eastern Mediterranean and Near East and the promise of bioarchaeological research ... More

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