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Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Yumi Park Huntington, Dean E. Arnold, and Johanna Minich (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Ceramics of Ancient America analyzes ceramics specifically from ancient America to add new layers to our understanding by emphasizing new perspectives and a multidisciplinary approach from the fields ... More


Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Cathy Willermet and Andrea Cucina (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica presents work from both Mesoamerican-based and U.S.-based researchers who use a combination of cultural ethnohistorical, (bio)archaeological, dental, and ... More


The Relationship between Becoming Caddo and Becoming Mississippian in the Middle Red River Drainage

Amanda Regnier

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/9781683400103.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Pre-Columbian Caddo culture is frequently viewed as a western extension of the Mississippian world, This chapter examines the timing and nature of the Early Caddo emergence in the Middle Red River ... More


A New Approach to Pre-Columbian Pottery: Introduction to the Volume

Dean E. Arnold, Yumi Park Huntington, and Johanna Minich

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Clay is the most malleable raw material used by many cultures across the world. Its fired product, ceramics, are commonly studied by archaeologists, art historians, and anthropologists. This ... More


Feeling Pre-columbian: Chicana Feminists' Imaginative Historiography

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The “Feeling Pre-Columbian” serves as a respond to Elaine Scarry's often quoted assertion that pain is world-destroying, where an argument has been made to say that pain opens up new perceptions of ... More


Island Chain Coastlines: A History of Human Adaptation in the Florida Keys

Traci Ardren, Scott Fitzpatrick, Victor D. Thompson, and Victor D. Thompson

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

in The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Florida Keys are a small island chain along the Atlantic coast that preserve unique data on human-environmental interactions in prehistory, overlooked in earlier research but now the focus of new ... More


Indigenous Inhabitants

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter offers a dynamic overview of pre-Columbian Cuba that reflects the most recent scholarship and archaeological research. It discusses different theories about the island’s initial ... More


Native Americans and “Nuestra América”

Anne Fountain

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces José Martí’s contacts with and comments on indigenous communities in the Americas, beginning with those in Mexico and Guatemala. In his chronicles about the United States, he ... More


Communities in Contact: Health and Paleodemography at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

DarLene A. Weston and Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cuba was among the first areas in the New World where contact occurred between indigenous Amerindian populations and Europeans. As the cemetery of El Chorro de Maíta encompasses indigenous use of the ... More


Nothing Happens, Twice: Les Jours immobiles becomes Les Mains pleines d’oiseaux

Louise Hardwick

in Joseph Zobel: Négritude and the Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940735
eISBN:
9781786945044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940735.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

I establish that Zobel’s second novel continues the project he commenced with Diab’-là in as much as it centres on a second Négritude-inspired depiction of a small local community. In addition, I ... More


Humans Encounter Galápagos

Peter W. Stahl, Fernando J. Astudillo, Ross W. Jamieson, Diego Quiroga, and Florencio Delgado

in Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands: A Legacy of Human Occupation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066271
eISBN:
9780813058429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066271.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter summarizes major events that occurred throughout an almost 500-year relationship between humans and Galápagos. Specific attention focuses on how the changing interests of humans in the ... More


Large-Scale Production of Basic Commodities at Salinas de los Nueve Cerros, Guatemala: Implications for Ancient Maya Political Economy

Brent K. S. Woodfill

in The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Salinas de los Nueve Cerros is a major Pre-Columbian Maya city that grew around the only non-coastal salt source in the Maya lowlands. Residents of the city were able to transform the neighborhoods ... More


Gardens of the Maya

Andrew R. Wyatt

in The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Houselot gardens are cultivated spaces located adjacent to households and are commonly used to grow flowers, herbs, vegetables, and fruits. They function as a primary source of a diverse array of ... More


Conclusion: The Ties That Bind

Marilyn A. Masson

in The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.003.0027
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter summarizes the economic principles, research questions, and findings in the book. Themes reviewed include: autonomy, interdependence, and labor specialization, markets and merchants, ... More


“Acquainted by Some Signes”: Communication, Knowledge, and Sign Language in Native America

Céline Carayon

in Eloquence Embodied: Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652627
eISBN:
9781469652641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652627.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Throughout the colonial period, the remarkable linguistic diversity of Indigenous America puzzled, amazed, and frustrated European colonists. But pre-Columbian Indigenous peoples across the continent ... More


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