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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

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

Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

Christopher S. Beekman (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066103
eISBN:
9780813058276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066103.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Migrations in Late Mesoamerica gathers scholars from different disciplines to address the role of migration during the most tumultuous centuries of Mesoamerican prehistory (A.D. 500–1500). ... More

Andean OntologiesNew Archaeological Perspectives

Andean Ontologies: New Archaeological Perspectives

María Cecilia Lozada (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056371
eISBN:
9780813058184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056371.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Andean Ontologies is a fascinating interdisciplinary investigation of how ancient Andean people understood their world and the nature of being. Exploring pre-Hispanic ideas of time, space, and the ... More

Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

Kimberly D. Williams and Lesley A. Gregoricka (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400790
eISBN:
9781683401063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400790.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Across the Near East, major changes in the commemoration of death and the formation of identity amongst the living took place at the beginning of the Neolithic. However, these investigations have ... More

New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

David K. Thulman and Ervan G. Garrison (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians had its genesis in research and ideas focused on the state and future of Paleoindian studies in Florida but also reaching into the Early Archaic ... More

Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida's Watery Realms

Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida's Watery Realms

Ryan Wheeler and Joanna Ostapkowicz (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400783
eISBN:
9781683401056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400783.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Frank Hamilton Cushing’s 1896 excavations at Key Marco revealed astonishing carved and painted wooden artifacts rarely seen by archaeologists. Those following in Cushing’s footsteps have assembled a ... More

The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee

The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee

Tanya M. Peres  and Aaron Deter-Wolf (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781683400837
eISBN:
9781683400721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400837.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Prior to 2010, the only major literature on the manifestation of the Shell Mound Archaic in the Middle Cumberland River Valley of Tennessee was an unpublished dissertation and technical or ... More

Ceramics of Ancient AmericaMultidisciplinary Approaches

Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Yumi Park Huntington, Dean E. Arnold, and Johanna Minich (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Ceramics of Ancient America analyzes ceramics specifically from ancient America to add new layers to our understanding by emphasizing new perspectives and a multidisciplinary approach from the fields ... More

Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian MesoamericaAn Interdisciplinary Approach

Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Cathy Willermet and Andrea Cucina (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica presents work from both Mesoamerican-based and U.S.-based researchers who use a combination of cultural ethnohistorical, (bio)archaeological, dental, and ... More

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