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Medieval Malta: From the Period of Muslim Occupation to the Arrival of the Order of Saint John

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the period during which the Maltese Islands were under the Muslim sphere of political and cultural influence, followed by the religious transformation of the Maltese population ... More


Two Hundred and Fifty Years of Community Praxis in the Great Dismal Swamp: Some Concluding Thoughts

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 focuses upon emerging ideas on the details and significance of the changes within the swamp starting around 1800 with the intrusion of canal and lumber companies. It is suggested that the ... More


Migration and Disruption on Palawan Island, the Philippines: A Comparison of Two Cases

James F. Eder

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter compares the disruptive consequences attending two disparate migrations to Palawan Island in the Philippines. The first has involved agricultural settlement of the island’s forested ... More


Conclusion: Migration and Disruptions from Prehistory to the Present

Takeyuki Tsuda and Brenda J. Baker

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The conclusion elaborates on the unifying conceptual framework of this volume. The extent to which migration in the present and past is a response to environmental, political, and economic ... More


The Mississippianization of the Illinois and Apple River Valleys

Gregory D. Wilson, Colleen M. Delaney, and Phillip G. Millhouse

in Mississippian Beginnings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter investigates Mississippian beginnings in three regions; the Lower Illinois River Valley, the Central Illinois River Valley, and the Apple River Valley. During the eleventh and twelfth ... More


Social-Political Manifestations of the Terminal Classic: Colha, Northern Belize, as a Case Study

Palma J. Buttles and Fred Valdez

in Ritual, Violence, and the Fall of the Classic Maya Kings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062754
eISBN:
9780813051178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062754.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The prehistoric Maya site of Colha and a Terminal Classic event at the site (human decapitation) serve as a case study for significant social-political changes. The nature of the violent and dramatic ... More


Mount Taylor Social Histories

Asa R. Randal

in Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 7 summarizes the volume and presents a new social history of the Mount Taylor period. The intensive shellfishing that started 7,500 years ago occurred during a period of significant ... More


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