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Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

A. Martin Byers and DeeAnne Wymer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Were the builders of the famous earthworks and mounds of the Middle Ohio Valley, people we today call Ohio Hopewell, residentially mobile or sedentary populations? What role and meaning did Hopewell ... More

Jefferson's Poplar ForestUnearthing a Virginia Plantation

Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Barbara Heath and Jack Gary (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This edited volume is the outcome of twenty-five years of continuous archaeological research at Poplar Forest-Thomas Jefferson's retreat home and working plantation. Through in-depth case studies, ... More

Late Prehistoric FloridaArchaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Keith Ashley and Nancy Marie White (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040141
eISBN:
9780813043821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040141.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This volume shines light on Mississippi-period cultures (A.D. 1000–1600) throughout Florida and explores the degree to which indigenous peoples here distilled the ideas and trends of the broader ... More

Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Elizabeth Graham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Most of the research concerned with early Spanish colonialism in Middle America focuses on Mexico, Yucatan, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America. The land that became Belize was ... More

Mesoamerican FigurinesSmall-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Christina T. Halperin, Katherine A. Faust, Rhonda Taube, and Aurore Giguet (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Figurines are among the most abundant class of artifacts known in the vast Mesoamerican culture. This volume examines these figurines from the Olmec to the Aztec civilizations. These small, often ... More

Migration and DisruptionsToward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Brenda J. Baker and Takeyuki Tsuda (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Migration has been integral to the development of human societies through time, but little collaboration exists between scholars examining contemporary and past migrations. Were migrations radically ... More

Mission Cemeteries, Mission PeoplesHistorical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Mission Cemeteries, Mission Peoples: Historical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Christopher M. Stojanowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044637
eISBN:
9780813046167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044637.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Much is known about the Spanish mission period in Florida and Georgia (La Florida). Nearly a century of historical, ethnohistorical, and archaeological research has outlined the major trends and ... More

Mississippian Mortuary PracticesBeyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Robert C. Mainfort

Lynne P. Sullivan (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The residents of Mississippian towns principally located in the southeastern and midwestern United States from 900 to 1500 A.D. made many beautiful objects, which included elaborate and well-crafted ... More

Motul de San JoséPolitics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Antonia E. Foias and Kitty F. Emergy (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This edited volume considers the interrelationships between political and economic power during the apogee of Maya civilization in the first millennium A.D. at the center of Motul de San José in ... More

Mythic FrontiersRemembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Daniel R. Maher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Mythic Frontiers examines how what we call the American frontier functions as a narrative for silencing the violent, oppressive, colonizing forces of manifest destiny by othering those who stood in ... More

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