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Harney FlatsA Florida Paleoindian Site

Harney Flats: A Florida Paleoindian Site

I. Randolph Daniel Jr. and Michael Wisenbaker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400226
eISBN:
9781683400950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400226.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book presents the results of archaeological excavations conducted at Harney Flats, one of the archaeological sites found as part of the I-75 Highway Salvage Program, administered by the Florida ... More

Life and Death on the NileA Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is an account of half a century of scientific investigation of life and death in three ancient Nubian communities. The research coheres around a single, unifying theme: namely that 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

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

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