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Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

James S. Dunbar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book details important study contexts in southeastern Paleoindian archaeology. The chapter 1 overview of paradigm-based approaches to Paleoindian archaeology on both national and regional levels ... More

Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Debra S. Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The ancient Maya invested massive amounts of labor on road systems (sacbeob) for communication and trade, yet Chetumal Bay, situated between modern day Quintana Roo, Mexico, and Corozal District, ... More

Pieces of EightMore Archaeology of Piracy

Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy concerns what it is that distinguishes the pirate in the archaeological record. It is not so much a history as it is an anthropology of piracy. It is the ... More

The Powhatan LandscapeAn Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Martin D. Gallivan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Powhatan Landscape traces the Native past in the Chesapeake from the Algonquian arrival circa A.D. 200 through the rise and fall of the Powhatan chiefdom. Martin D. Gallivan argues that the ... More

Rethinking ColonialismComparative Archaeological Approaches

Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Craig N. Cipolla and Katherine Howlett Hayes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This book brings together archaeologists specializing in Old and New World colonialism—both ancient and modern—to explore the major issues that cross cut their respective areas of study. In ... More

Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061665
eISBN:
9780813051093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061665.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological work in the Moundville region has progressed at a rapid pace with new excavations regional surveys and analyses of extant collections. This volume takes stock of the “flight paths” ... More

Ritual and Archaic States

Ritual and Archaic States

Joanne M.A. Murphy (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062785
eISBN:
9780813051703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062785.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ritual and the archaic state have both been prominent topics in recent archaeological literature, provoking complex debates about their defining characteristics and their archaeological signatures. ... More

Ritual, Violence, and the Fall of the Classic Maya Kings

Ritual, Violence, and the Fall of the Classic Maya Kings

Gyles Iannone, Brett A. Houk, and Sonja A. Schwake (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062754
eISBN:
9780813051178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062754.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The age-old “scapegoat king” model suggests that Maya kings, like their counterparts in other early states throughout the world, were held responsible for the prosperity of their kingdoms. When they ... More

SaltWhite Gold of the Ancient Maya

Salt: White Gold of the Ancient Maya

Heather McKillop

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813025117
eISBN:
9780813039497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813025117.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book reports the discovery, excavation, and interpretation of Late Classic Maya salt works on the coast of Belize, transforming our knowledge of the Maya salt trade and craft specialization ... More

The Sea Their GravesAn Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

David J. Stewart

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037349
eISBN:
9780813041575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037349.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This study advances understanding of British and American maritime culture by exploring memorialization practices. Interpretations are based on analysis of more than 2,000 maritime memorials from ... More

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