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Sherds of HistoryDomestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Myriam Arcangeli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In historical archaeology, the concept of “ceramic culture” is a new approach to the analysis of material culture and the exploration of the past. By focusing on the users that handled archaeological ... More

Ships' GraveyardsAbandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Nathan Richards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032573
eISBN:
9780813039541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032573.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This is a theoretical study that avoids the single-site bias prevalent in most underwater archaeology research. It also eschews the traditional examination of shipwreck sites as the core component of ... More

The Spanish Convoy of 1750Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

The Spanish Convoy of 1750: Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

James A. Lewis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033587
eISBN:
9780813038629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033587.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Spanish flotas (convoys) traversed the Atlantic throughout the colonial period, shuttling men and goods between the Old and New Worlds. In August 1750, at the height of hurricane season, a small ... More

The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the WestHistory, Excavation, and Architecture

The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the West: History, Excavation, and Architecture

Annalies Corbin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032542
eISBN:
9780813039244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032542.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book tells of the Montana, which was a shining example of modern design and technological sophistication when it made its maiden voyage in 1879. But it is remembered for its ironic end: only ... More

TenochtitlanCapital of the Aztec Empire

Tenochtitlan: Capital of the Aztec Empire

Jose Luis de Rojas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042206
eISBN:
9780813043036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042206.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

At the time of the Spaniards’ arrival, Tenochtitlan was the greatest city in ancient Mesoamerica. It was founded two hundred years before the Spanish conquest as a small village and grew in ... 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

Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Tanya M. Peres (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology offers a synthesis of zooarchaeology's history as an integral part of southeastern archaeology alongside a presentation of contemporary cases that ... More

Victims of Ireland'S Great FamineThe Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse

Victims of Ireland'S Great Famine: The Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse

Jonny Geber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061177
eISBN:
9780813051475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061177.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Great Famine (1845–1852) is a watershed in Irish history. With one million dead and just as many forced to flee hunger, starvation, and disease, Irelands “Great Hunger” is among the worst famines ... More

Violence, Ritual, and the Wari EmpireA Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Violence, Ritual, and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Tiffiny A. Tung

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037677
eISBN:
9780813042183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037677.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Wari Empire was one of the first politically centralized civilizations in the New World, governing various parts of the Peruvian Andes between ad 600 and 1000. This study of human skeletons ... More

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