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Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Lucy Bollington and Paul Merchant (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401490
eISBN:
9781683402169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401490.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human curates an important series of case studies of the posthuman imaginaries and nonhuman tropes employed in a broad range of Latin American cultural ... More

Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

María del Pilar Blanco and Joanna Page (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401483
eISBN:
9781683402152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401483.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The chapter authors detail local engagements with technology and the natural world in Latin America across time and reveal the social, political, and economic conditions that have led to the relative ... More

DogsArchaeology beyond Domestication

Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Brandi Bethke and Amanda Burtt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The relationship between humans and dogs has garnered considerable attention within archaeological research around the world. Investigations into the lived experiences of domestic dogs have proven to ... More

Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Colleen Jaurretche

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066370
eISBN:
9780813058580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066370.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake abounds with prayers from all traditions, and their echoes and cadences may be found on almost every page. Bringing together thinkers from antiquity, the Middle Ages, ... More

Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

Chelsea Rose and J. Ryan Kennedy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066356
eISBN:
9780813065403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066356.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chinese diaspora archaeology in North America is at a tipping point. On one hand, archaeologists have collected tremendous amounts of data and made significant contributions to our understanding of ... More

Digital Humanities in Latin America

Digital Humanities in Latin America

Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste and Juan Carlos Rodríguez (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401476
eISBN:
9781683402145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401476.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Digital Humanities in Latin America performs a number of tasks: a re-definition of the nations’ symbolic territories, which implies their exploration as digital contexts, experiments, media products, ... More

Ancient West MexicosTime, Space, and Diversity

Ancient West Mexicos: Time, Space, and Diversity

Joshua D. Englehardt, Verenice Y. Heredia Espinoza, and Christopher S. Beekman (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066349
eISBN:
9780813058566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066349.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ancient west Mexico has often been viewed as an isolated mishmash of cultures, separated from Mesoamerica “proper,” a region that lacked “civilization.” This volume argues against this vision by ... More

An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua

An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua

Georgia L. Fox (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401285
eISBN:
9781683401735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401285.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua uses archaeological and documentary evidence to reconstruct daily life at Betty’s Hope plantation on the island of Antigua, one ... More

Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age

Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age

Melanie V. Dawson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066301
eISBN:
9780813058443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066301.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This project explores age-based obsessions of the modern era, situating the charting and interrogation of age among modernity’s central preoccupations, with particular attention to the gendering of ... More

The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

Christopher W. Calvo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066332
eISBN:
9780813058474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066332.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The first comprehensive examination of early American economic thought in over a generation, The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America challenges the traditional narrative that Americans were born ... More

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