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An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Marcus Milwright

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This book is a critical survey of the discipline of Islamic archaeology and of the ways in which archaeology can contribute to our understanding of the Islamic past between the seventh and the early ... More

Jefferson's Poplar ForestUnearthing a Virginia Plantation

Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Barbara Heath and Jack Gary (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This edited volume is the outcome of twenty-five years of continuous archaeological research at Poplar Forest-Thomas Jefferson's retreat home and working plantation. Through in-depth case studies, ... More

Late Prehistoric FloridaArchaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Keith Ashley and Nancy Marie White (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040141
eISBN:
9780813043821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040141.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This volume shines light on Mississippi-period cultures (A.D. 1000–1600) throughout Florida and explores the degree to which indigenous peoples here distilled the ideas and trends of the broader ... More

The Lost Woodlands of Ancient NascaA Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

David Beresford-Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book presents an archaeological case of prehistoric human environmental impact: a study of ecological and cultural change from the arid south coast of Peru, beginning around 750 bc and ... More

The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

James Delgado, Frederick Hanselmann, Tomas Mendizabal, and Dominque Rissolo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062877
eISBN:
9780813051826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062877.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá provides a detailed overview of Panamá’s unique role as a land mass dominated by its relationship to the sea and how that relationship has defined the ... More

Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Elizabeth Graham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Most of the research concerned with early Spanish colonialism in Middle America focuses on Mexico, Yucatan, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America. The land that became Belize was ... More

Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Robin Osborne and Barry Cunliffe (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Urban life as we know it in the Mediterranean began in the early Iron Age: settlements of great size and internal diversity appear in the archaeological record. This collection of essays offers a ... More

Mesoamerican FigurinesSmall-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Christina T. Halperin, Katherine A. Faust, Rhonda Taube, and Aurore Giguet (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Figurines are among the most abundant class of artifacts known in the vast Mesoamerican culture. This volume examines these figurines from the Olmec to the Aztec civilizations. These small, often ... More

Migration and DisruptionsToward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Brenda J. Baker and Takeyuki Tsuda (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Migration has been integral to the development of human societies through time, but little collaboration exists between scholars examining contemporary and past migrations. Were migrations radically ... More

Mission Cemeteries, Mission PeoplesHistorical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Mission Cemeteries, Mission Peoples: Historical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Christopher M. Stojanowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044637
eISBN:
9780813046167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044637.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Much is known about the Spanish mission period in Florida and Georgia (La Florida). Nearly a century of historical, ethnohistorical, and archaeological research has outlined the major trends and ... More

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