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Revolting ThingsAn Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities

Revolting Things: An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities

Paul R. Mullins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813066714
eISBN:
9780813058894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066714.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Revolting Things: An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities examines a host of material things that induce anxiety, provoke unpleasantness, or simply revolt us. The book is a study ... More

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

Robbie Ethridge and Eric E. Bowne (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401629
eISBN:
9781683402299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401629.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The primary purpose of this edited volume is to formalize as a theory the historical turn in southeastern archaeology (and American archaeology) and provide a number of case studies illustrating the ... More

The Valkyries' LoomThe Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic

The Valkyries' Loom: The Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic

Michèle Hayeur Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066622
eISBN:
9780813058771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066622.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In The Valkyries’ Loom, Michèle Hayeur Smith examines Viking textiles as evidence of the little-known work of women in the Norse colonies that expanded from Scandinavia across the North Atlantic in ... More

LeprosyPast and Present

Leprosy: Past and Present

Charlotte A. Roberts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401841
eISBN:
9781683402893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401841.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Leprosy is an infection and neglected tropical disease that is steeped in myths, and, although it is described in history books, it can remain a challenge to manage today. Written in an accessible ... More

The Making of Mississippian Tradition

The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Christina M. Friberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401612
eISBN:
9781683402282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401612.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this volume, Christina Friberg investigates the influence of Cahokia, the largest city of North America’s Mississippian culture between AD 1050 and 1350, on smaller communities throughout the ... More

A Struggle for HeritageArchaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

A Struggle for Heritage: Archaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

Christopher N. Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066684
eISBN:
9780813058870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066684.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A Struggle for Heritage draws on extensive archaeological, archival, and oral historical research and sets a remarkable standard for projects that engage a descendant community left out of the ... More

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

Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Engaging a longstanding controversy important to archaeologists and indigenous communities, Repatriation and Erasing the Past takes a critical look at laws that mandate the return of human remains ... More

Disposing of ModernityThe Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Disposing of Modernity: The Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Rebecca S. Graff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066493
eISBN:
9780813058702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066493.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Through archaeological and archival research from sites associated with the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Disposing of Modernity explores the changing world of urban America at 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

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