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Ancient Maya Political Dynamics

Ancient Maya Political Dynamics

Antonia E. Foias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044224
eISBN:
9780813046488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044224.001.0001

This book is meant to show how archaeologists worldwide understand and reconstruct ancient political systems, and more specifically, how Maya archaeologists have reconstructed political power, ... More

Ancient Maya Pottery

Ancient Maya Pottery: Classification, Analysis, and Interpretation

James John Aimers (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042367
eISBN:
9780813043487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042367.001.0001

Pottery sherds are the most abundant artifacts recovered from ancient Maya sites. Analyzed correctly, they reveal much about artistic expression, religious ritual, economic systems, cooking ... More

The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Victor D. Thompson and James C. Waggoner Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.001.0001

The purpose of this book is to engender ideas and discussion regarding broader issues related to historical ecology. The unifying topic of the case studies presented in this volume is that they deal ... More

An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Douglas E. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.001.0001

This book is about how displacement associated with long-distance population movements and the relationships migrants maintain with both home and host societies shape their consumer habits and the ... More

The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts

The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts

Lawrence E. Babits and Stephanie Gandulla (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049069
eISBN:
9780813046990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049069.001.0001

Based on papers presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia, the chapters in this edited volume detail results of archaeological investigations at several ... More

The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Ian Armit

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.001.0001

This book provides the first modern synthesis of the archaeology of Skye and Western Isles: a region with some of the finest and best-preserved archaeological monuments in Europe. Our understanding ... More

Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, Christina Luke, and Kathryn Walker Tubb (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.001.0001

Archaeological artifacts have become a traded commodity in large part because the global reach of Western society allows easy access to the world's archaeological heritage. Acquired by the world's ... More

Beneath the Ivory Tower

Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Russell K. Skowronek and Kenneth E. Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.001.0001

As a discipline, archaeology often provides amazing insights into the past. But it can also illuminate the present, especially when investigations are undertaken to better examine the history of ... More

Bioarchaeology and Behavior

Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Megan A. Perry (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.001.0001

The volume presents a broad array of bioarchaeological techniques that can illuminate the lives of individuals in the eastern Mediterranean and Near East and the promise of bioarchaeological research ... More

Bioarchaeology and Climate Change

Bioarchaeology and Climate Change: A View from South Asian Prehistory

Gwen Robbins Schug

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036670
eISBN:
9780813041803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036670.001.0001

During the second millennium B.C. hundreds of villages were founded in peninsular India. The people of the Deccan Chalcolithic period relied on farming drought-resistant barley and wheat. They raised ... More

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