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Simplicity, Equality, and SlaveryAn Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

John M. Chenoweth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400110
eISBN:
9781683400288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400110.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

How do both a religious community and a religion change when their members must face contradictions between their ideals and the society in which they live? This question is answered here by using ... More

The Final MissionPreserving NASA's Apollo Sites

The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O'Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Deep within the rugged mountains above Simi Valley and standing tall against the desert landscape of southern New Mexico lie the once-majestic rocket test stands and research facilities that helped ... More

Piecing Together Sha PoArchaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Hong Kong boasts a number of rich archaeological sites behind sandy bays. Among these backbeaches is Sha Po on Lamma Island, a site which has long captured the attention of archaeologists. However, ... More

Colonized Bodies, Worlds TransformedToward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Melissa S. Murphy and Haagen D. Klaus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Contact between separate human cultures have led to some significant adaptive transitions of humankind, particularly the collision between the Eastern and the Western Hemispheres beginning in A.D. ... More

Broken Chains and Subverted PlansEthnicity, Race, and Commodities

Broken Chains and Subverted Plans: Ethnicity, Race, and Commodities

Christopher C. Fennell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062457
eISBN:
9780813053240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062457.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Broken Chains and Subverted Plans: Ethnicity, Race, and Commodities examines the ways in which the large-scale development plans of Anglo-American governing officials and investors were subverted by ... More

Setting the TableCeramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucía and La Florida

Setting the Table: Ceramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucía and La Florida

Kathryn L. Ness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400042
eISBN:
9781683400271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400042.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Setting the Table: Ceramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucía and La Florida explores issues of cultural exchange and identity among eighteenth-century Spaniards and Spanish Americans via ... More

Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflict

Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflict

Oliver Creighton and Duncan Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781382424
eISBN:
9781786943996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382424.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The turbulent reign of Stephen, King of England (1135–54), has been styled since the late 19th century as 'the Anarchy’, although the extent of political breakdown during the period has since been ... More

Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the CaribbeanExploring the Spaces in Between

Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Lynsey Bates, John M. Chenoweth, and James A. Delle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

All parts of the Caribbean were shaped by similar forces, including race-based chattel slavery, sugar, capitalism, and the tropical and sometimes deadly natural environment. Within these ... More

Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Debra S. Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The ancient Maya invested massive amounts of labor on road systems (sacbeob) for communication and trade, yet Chetumal Bay, situated between modern day Quintana Roo, Mexico, and Corozal District, ... More

Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Ivan Roksandic (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cuba is not only the largest island of the Caribbean but also the most centrally located one, as it is accessible from the mainland by different routes and was therefore subject to several waves of ... More

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