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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

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

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

Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Gabriel Prieto and Daniel H. Sandweiss (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes examines how settlements along South America’s Pacific coastline played a role in the emergence, consolidation, and collapse of Andean civilizations from the ... More

The Odd, the Unusual, and the StrangeBioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Tracy K. Betsinger, Amy B. Scott, and Anastasia Tsaliki (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

While death and dying are universal, the treatment of the dead is culturally and temporally specific, highlighting the influence of both the deceased individual and the living community within the ... More

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