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The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is a compilation of osteobiographies: life histories of individuals whose remains were recovered from archaeological sites all over the world. The essays include contributions by some forty ... More

The Bioarchaeology of the Human HeadDecapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

Michelle Bonogofsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813035567
eISBN:
9780813041766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035567.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Featuring a wealth of case studies on human skulls recovered from ethnographic and archaeological contexts around the world, this book focuses on the question of whose skulls and heads were collected ... More

The Bioarchaeology of Violence

The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Debra L. Martin and Ryan P. Harrod (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology provides a body of theory, method, and data to investigate the origins and evolution of social violence in human groups going back in time for thousands of years. Case studies from ... 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

CahokiaA World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

Cahokia: A World Renewal Cult Heterarchy

A. Martin Byers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029580
eISBN:
9780813039183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029580.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Cahokia is located in the northern expanse of the American Bottom, the largest of the Mississippian flood plains, and opposite St. Louis, Missouri. This book overturns the current political ... More

Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic CaliforniaCraft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume contains a wealth of new information on the production, supply, and exchange of pottery in Alta California, which will be useful for years to come. Using the framework of World Systems ... More

The Ch′orti′ Maya AreaPast and Present

The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Brent Metz, Cameron L. McNeil, and Kerry M. Hull (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Ch'orti' area — located in present-day Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador — was once the southernmost region of the ancient Maya world. Though thousands of years of tumultuous change have ... More

ChanAn Ancient Maya Farming Community

Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Cynthia Robin (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book examines the 2000-year history (ca. 800 B.C. - A.D. 1200) of the ancient Maya farming community of Chan in Belize. The farming community of Chan flourished for two millennia while the ... More

Chocolate in MesoamericaA Cultural History of Cacao

Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Cameron McNeil (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

New models of research and analysis, as well as breakthroughs in deciphering Mesoamerican writing, have recently produced a watershed of information on the regional use and the importance of cacao, ... More

A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific WatersLife Aboard the USS Saginaw

A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

The USS Saginaw was a Civil War gunboat that served in Pacific and Asian waters between 1860 and 1870. During this decade, the crew witnessed the trade disruptions of the Opium Wars, the Taiping ... More

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