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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

Colonized Bodies, Worlds TransformedToward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Melissa S. Murphy and Haagen D. Klaus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Contact between separate human cultures have led to some significant adaptive transitions of humankind, particularly the collision between the Eastern and the Western Hemispheres beginning in A.D. ... 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

Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Ivan Roksandic (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cuba is not only the largest island of the Caribbean but also the most centrally located one, as it is accessible from the mainland by different routes and was therefore subject to several waves of ... More

Cultural Heritage ManagementA Global Perspective

Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Phyllis Mauch Messenger and George S. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Even as places and objects that have particular cultural significance are increasingly valued in our global world, powerful forces threaten them with destruction. This book discusses the efforts of a ... More

CuscoUrbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Ian Farrington

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is the first major study of the inka capital of Cusco using both historical and archaeological data. The nature of inka planning, architecture, and construction are discussed to form a ... More

A Desolate Place for a Defiant PeopleThe Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Daniel Sayers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Even such a seemingly remote place as the Great Dismal Swamp of North Carolina and Virginia has a complex social, economic, and cultural history. In the millennia prior to 1607, the Great Dismal ... More

Developing the DeadMediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo

Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo

Diana Espirito Santo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060781
eISBN:
9780813050850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060781.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Developing the Dead is the first in-depth ethnographic exploration of the highly diffused and influential practices of contemporary Cuban creole espiritismo. Based on extensive fieldwork among ... More

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