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Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime HistoryTrade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

For millennia, Malta has always been considered a site of strategic importance. From the arrival of the Phoenicians through rule under Carthage, Rome, Sicilian Arabs, Normans, and Genovese, to 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

Everyday ReligionAn Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Kruczek-Aaron Hadley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book questions how religion was lived in nineteenth-century America through a study that weaves together a range of sources, both archaeological and textual. The focus is evangelical ... More

Fort San Juan and the Limits of EmpireColonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Robin A. Beck, Christopher B. Rodning, and David G. Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061597
eISBN:
9780813051239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061597.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological investigations at the Berry site, located along the upper Catawba River in what is now western North Carolina, are shining significant new light on the processes and practices of ... More

French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Kenneth G. Kelly and Meredith D. Hardy (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The French colonial presence in the southern United States and Caribbean shaped the history and development of these regions in unique ways. These case studies analyze and assess the French impact ... More

From These Honored DeadHistorical Archaeology of the American Civil War

From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Clarence R. Geier, Douglas D. Scott, and Lawrence E. Babits (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One hundred and fifty years have passed since the beginning of events that would spiral into four years of destruction, death, devastation, sacrifice, and hell. On this anniversary, some might say it ... More

Frontier Life in Ancient PeruThe Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz

Frontier Life in Ancient Peru: The Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz

Melissa A. Vogel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037967
eISBN:
9780813042176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037967.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book offers a new perspective on ancient Peruvian life and geopolitics during the pivotal period of Andean cultural transformation between ad 900 and ad 1300. Focusing on the frontier site of ... More

Gathering at Silver GlenCommunity and History in Late Archaic Florida

Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Zackary I. Gilmore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062716
eISBN:
9780813051680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062716.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book conveys an eventful history of the Late Archaic hunter-gatherer interactions that unfolded at one of the largest and most elaborate shell mound complexes in the southeastern United States. ... More

Hillforts of the Ancient AndesColla Warfare, Society, and Landscape

Hillforts of the Ancient Andes: Colla Warfare, Society, and Landscape

Elizabeth N. Arkush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035260
eISBN:
9780813039107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035260.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

By AD 1000, the Colla controlled the high-altitude plains near Lake Titicaca in southern Peru. They fought over the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca (who ... More

HMS Fowey Lost and FoundBeing the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost
off the Cape of Florida in 1748

HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Russell K. Skowronek

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Sunken treasure may seem like the stuff of legends and movies, but the seas still hold prizes to be found. HMS Fowey was a small ship, carrying 44 guns and over 200 men, captained by a descendant of ... More

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