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The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

Robbie Ethridge and Eric E. Bowne (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401629
eISBN:
9781683402299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401629.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The primary purpose of this edited volume is to formalize as a theory the historical turn in southeastern archaeology (and American archaeology) and provide a number of case studies illustrating the ... More

The Valkyries' LoomThe Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic

The Valkyries' Loom: The Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic

Michèle Hayeur Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066622
eISBN:
9780813058771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066622.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In The Valkyries’ Loom, Michèle Hayeur Smith examines Viking textiles as evidence of the little-known work of women in the Norse colonies that expanded from Scandinavia across the North Atlantic in ... More

LeprosyPast and Present

Leprosy: Past and Present

Charlotte A. Roberts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401841
eISBN:
9781683402893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401841.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Leprosy is an infection and neglected tropical disease that is steeped in myths, and, although it is described in history books, it can remain a challenge to manage today. Written in an accessible ... More

The Making of Mississippian Tradition

The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Christina M. Friberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401612
eISBN:
9781683402282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401612.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this volume, Christina Friberg investigates the influence of Cahokia, the largest city of North America’s Mississippian culture between AD 1050 and 1350, on smaller communities throughout the ... More

A Struggle for HeritageArchaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

A Struggle for Heritage: Archaeology and Civil Rights in a Long Island Community

Christopher N. Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066684
eISBN:
9780813058870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066684.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A Struggle for Heritage draws on extensive archaeological, archival, and oral historical research and sets a remarkable standard for projects that engage a descendant community left out of the ... More

Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401575
eISBN:
9781683402237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401575.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Engaging a longstanding controversy important to archaeologists and indigenous communities, Repatriation and Erasing the Past takes a critical look at laws that mandate the return of human remains ... More

Disposing of ModernityThe Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Disposing of Modernity: The Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Rebecca S. Graff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066493
eISBN:
9780813058702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066493.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Through archaeological and archival research from sites associated with the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Disposing of Modernity explores the changing world of urban America at the ... More

Robert J. WalkerThe History and Archaeology of a U.S. Coast Survey Steamship

Robert J. Walker: The History and Archaeology of a U.S. Coast Survey Steamship

James P. Delgado and Stephen D. Nagiewicz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066431
eISBN:
9780813058641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066431.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book tells the story of the steamship Robert J. Walker, an early coastal survey ship for the agency that would later become the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), that sank ... More

The Archaeology of Magic

The Archaeology of Magic

C. Riley Augé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066110
eISBN:
9780813058597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066110.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In The Archaeology of Magic, C. Riley Augé explores how early American colonists used magic to protect themselves from harm in their unfamiliar and challenging new world. Analyzing evidence from the ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Jayne Carroll, Andrew Reynolds, and Barbara Yorke (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume brings together a series of case studies of spatial configurations of power among the early medieval societies of Europe. The geographical range extends from Ireland to Kosovo and from ... More

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