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After ModernityArchaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

After Modernity summarizes archaeological approaches to the contemporary past, and suggests a new agenda for the archaeology of late modern societies. The principal focus is the ... More

The Agricultural Revolution in PrehistoryWhy did Foragers become Farmers?

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why did Foragers become Farmers?

Graeme Barker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199281091
eISBN:
9780191917653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281091.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory addresses one of the most debated and least understood revolutions in the history of our species, the change from hunting and gathering ... More

Amarna SunriseEgypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy

Amarna Sunrise: Egypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy

Aidan Dodson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774166334
eISBN:
9781617976537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166334.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The latter part of the fifteenth century BC saw Egypt's political power reach its zenith, with an empire that stretched from beyond the Euphrates in the north to much of what is now Sudan in the ... 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

Ancestors of Worthy LifePlantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare

Teresa S. Moyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060460
eISBN:
9780813050720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060460.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historic plantation sites continue to struggle with the legacy of slavery and black heritage, particularly concerning their relevance in American life. Although slavery and black history are erased ... More

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Brett A. Houk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Within a challenging tropical environment, a remarkable urban tradition developed and flourished as an element of ancient Maya culture. This book is about the cities of the eastern lowlands, a small ... More

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
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

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 PotteryClassification, Analysis, and Interpretation

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
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

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

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

Andean OntologiesNew Archaeological Perspectives

Andean Ontologies: New Archaeological Perspectives

María Cecilia Lozada (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056371
eISBN:
9780813058184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056371.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Andean Ontologies is a fascinating interdisciplinary investigation of how ancient Andean people understood their world and the nature of being. Exploring pre-Hispanic ideas of time, space, and the ... More

The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South AmericaBending and Breaking the Rules

The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America: Bending and Breaking the Rules

Paul Valentine, Stephen Beckerman, and Catherine Alès (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054315
eISBN:
9780813053066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054315.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Traditional treatments of marriage among indigenous people focus on what people say about whom one should marry and on rules that anthropologists induce from those statements. This volume is a ... More

Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Mark Aldenderfer and Herbert D. G. Maschner (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085754
eISBN:
9780197560495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085754.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Major advances in the use of geographic information systems have been made in both anthropology and archaeology. Yet there are few published discussions of these new applications ... More

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Brett A. Houk, Barbara Arroyo, and Terry G. Powis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya showcases interpretations and perspectives of landscape importance in the central Maya lowlands, Belize, and the northern and central Maya ... More

Archaeological Gazetteer of AfghanistanRevised Edition

Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan: Revised Edition

Warwick Ball

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277582
eISBN:
9780191917622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277582.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeology of the Near East

Since its publication in 1982, the Archaeological Gazetteer of Afghanistan has become the main reference work for the archaeology of Afghanistan, and the standard sites and ... More

Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Elizabeth M. Scott (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This collection offers a new understanding of communities of French heritage in the New World, drawing on archaeological and historical evidence from both colonial and post-Conquest settings. It ... More

Archaeologies of Listening

Archaeologies of Listening

Peter R. Schmidt and Alice B. Kehoe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeologies of Listening provides a fresh and bold look at how archaeologists and heritage managers may enhance their capacity to interpret and understand material culture and heritage values. By ... 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

Archaeologists and the DeadMortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Howard Williams and Melanie Giles (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

This volume addresses the relationship between archaeologists and the dead, through the many dimensions of their relationships: in the field (through practical and legal issues), ... 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
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

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 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

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