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The Real Business of Ancient Maya EconomiesFrom Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Marilyn A. Masson, David A. Freidel, and Arthur A. Demarest (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

A timely synthesis of the latest research and perspectives on ancient Maya economics, this volume illuminates the sophistication and intricacy of economic systems in the Preclassic period, Classic ... More

An Old French TrilogyTexts from the William of Orange Cycle

An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066462
eISBN:
9780813058634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book provides a modern English translation of three Old French epic poems devoted to the exploits of the legendary William of Orange. The Coronation of Louis, The Convoy to Nîmes, and The ... More

Robert J. WalkerThe History and Archaeology of a U.S. Coast Survey Steamship

Robert J. Walker: The History and Archaeology of a U.S. Coast Survey Steamship

James P. Delgado and Stephen D. Nagiewicz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066431
eISBN:
9780813058641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066431.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book tells the story of the steamship Robert J. Walker, an early coastal survey ship for the agency that would later become the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), that sank ... More

Archaeological InterpretationsSymbolic Meaning within Andes Prehistory

Archaeological Interpretations: Symbolic Meaning within Andes Prehistory

Peter Eeckhout (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066448
eISBN:
9780813058658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066448.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Presenting studies in Andean archaeology and iconography by leading specialists in the field, this volume tackles the question of how researchers can come to understand the intangible, intellectual ... More

Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Deborah Shnookal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This in-depth examination of one of the most controversial episodes in U.S.-Cuba relations sheds new light on the program that airlifted 14,000 unaccompanied children to the United States in the wake ... More

The New Brazilian MediascapeTelevision Production in the Digital Streaming Age

The New Brazilian Mediascape: Television Production in the Digital Streaming Age

Eli Lee Carter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401834
eISBN:
9781683403340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401834.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this book, Eli Carter explores the ways in which the movement away from historically popular telenovelas toward new television and internet series is creating dramatic shifts in how Brazil ... More

Handmade in CubaRolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Ruth Behar, Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, and Kristin Schwain (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Handmade in Cuba is an in-depth examination of Ediciones Vigía, an artisanal press that published exquisite books crafted from everyday supplies during some of Cuba’s most dire economic periods. ... More

Staging DiscomfortPerformance and Queerness in Contemporary Cuba

Staging Discomfort: Performance and Queerness in Contemporary Cuba

Bretton White

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401544
eISBN:
9781683402213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401544.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Staging Discomfort examines how queer bodies are theatrically represented on the Cuban stage in order to re-evaluate the role of categorization as one of the state’s primary revolutionary tools. ... More

Reckoning with RebellionWar and Sovereignty in the Nineteenth Century

Reckoning with Rebellion: War and Sovereignty in the Nineteenth Century

Aaron Sheehan-Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066424
eISBN:
9780813058627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066424.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

An innovative global history of the American Civil War, Reckoning with Rebellion compares and contrasts the American experience with other civil and national conflicts that happened at nearly the ... More

The Archaeology of Magic

The Archaeology of Magic

C. Riley Augé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066110
eISBN:
9780813058597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066110.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In The Archaeology of Magic, C. Riley Augé explores how early American colonists used magic to protect themselves from harm in their unfamiliar and challenging new world. Analyzing evidence from the ... More

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