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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

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Brett A. Houk, Barbara Arroyo, and Terry G. Powis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya showcases interpretations and perspectives of landscape importance in the central Maya lowlands, Belize, and the northern and central Maya ... 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

Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

Erin S. Nelson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401124
eISBN:
9781683401353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401124.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book explores Mississippian communities in the 14th–15th century northern Yazoo Basin through an archaeological case study of Parchman Place, located in present day Coahoma County, Mississippi. ... More

BearsArchaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives in Native Eastern North America

Bears: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives in Native Eastern North America

Heather A. Lapham and Gregory A. Waselkov (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401384
eISBN:
9781683401742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401384.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Thanks to Irving Hallowell’s classic 1926 comparative ethnography on the special mythic status of bears in Subarctic cultures, anthropologists are generally aware that peoples throughout the northern ... More

Cahokia in ContextHegemony and Diaspora

Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora

Charles H. McNutt and Ryan M. Parish (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683400820
eISBN:
9781683401186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400820.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

At its height between AD 1050 and 1275, the city of Cahokia was the largest settlement of the Mississippian culture, acting as an important trade center and pilgrimage site. While the influence of ... 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

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

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

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

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Amy Feinstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066318
eISBN:
9780813058450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066318.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism illuminates the idiosyncratic Jewish lexicon Gertrude Stein marshalled to associate modernism with Jewishness. Bridging modernist studies, Jewish ... More

Historical Archaeology and Indigenous CollaborationDiscovering Histories That Have Futures

Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

D. Rae Gould, Holly Herbster, Heather Law Pezzarossi, and Stephen A. Mrozowski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This multi-authored case study of three Nipmuc sites is an introductory archaeology text that includes a tribal member as one of the scholars. Collaboration between the authors over two decades is a ... More

Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos IslandsA Legacy of Human Occupation

Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands: A Legacy of Human Occupation

Peter W. Stahl, Fernando J. Astudillo, Ross W. Jamieson, Diego Quiroga, and Florencio Delgado

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066271
eISBN:
9780813058429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066271.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands explores human history in the Galápagos Islands, which is today one of the world’s premier nature attractions. From its early beginnings, ... More

The Insubordination of PhotographyDocumentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship

The Insubordination of Photography: Documentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship

Ángeles Donoso Macaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401117
eISBN:
9781683401346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401117.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Insubordination of Photography studies the documentary practices of photography devised by different collectives (relatives of the detained-disappeared, church organizations, visual artists, and ... More

Joyce and Geometry

Joyce and Geometry

Ciaran McMorran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066288
eISBN:
9780813065267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066288.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Following the development of non-Euclidean geometries from the mid-nineteenth century onwards, Euclid’s system came to be re-conceived as a language for describing reality rather than a set of ... More

La Joven Moderna in Interwar ArgentinaGender, Nation, and Popular Culture

La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Cecilia Tossounian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book reconstructs different images of modern femininities and their evolution during the 1920s and 1930s, showing that women were at the center of a public debate about modernity and its ... 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

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

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