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Chocolate in MesoamericaA Cultural History of Cacao

Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Cameron McNeil (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

New models of research and analysis, as well as breakthroughs in deciphering Mesoamerican writing, have recently produced a watershed of information on the regional use and the importance of cacao, ... More

A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific WatersLife Aboard the USS Saginaw

A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

The USS Saginaw was a Civil War gunboat that served in Pacific and Asian waters between 1860 and 1870. During this decade, the crew witnessed the trade disruptions of the Opium Wars, the Taiping ... More

Constructing HistoriesArchaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

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

Asa R. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the popular imagination, the St. Johns River valley in northeast Florida is one of the last “natural” landscapes. This image relies on unawareness of the extent of landscape modification ... More

Cultural Heritage ManagementA Global Perspective

Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Phyllis Mauch Messenger and George S. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Even as places and objects that have particular cultural significance are increasingly valued in our global world, powerful forces threaten them with destruction. This book discusses the efforts of a ... More

CuscoUrbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Ian Farrington

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is the first major study of the inka capital of Cusco using both historical and archaeological data. The nature of inka planning, architecture, and construction are discussed to form a ... More

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

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

Daniel Sayers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Even such a seemingly remote place as the Great Dismal Swamp of North Carolina and Virginia has a complex social, economic, and cultural history. In the millennia prior to 1607, the Great Dismal ... More

Developing the DeadMediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo

Developing the Dead: Mediumship and Selfhood in Cuban Espiritismo

Diana Espirito Santo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060781
eISBN:
9780813050850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060781.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Developing the Dead is the first in-depth ethnographic exploration of the highly diffused and influential practices of contemporary Cuban creole espiritismo. Based on extensive fieldwork among ... More

Digging Miami

Digging Miami

Robert S. Carr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042060
eISBN:
9780813043463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042060.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Digging Miami is the first book to provide a synthesis of the prehistoric and historic archaeology of Miami-Dade County. The book presents new information gleaned from thirty years of often exciting ... More

Disease and DiscriminationPoverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Dale L. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is a series of narratives about the changing landscapes of America—not only the natural landscapes, but the social, political, and economic landscapes—and how they all contributed to the ... More

Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Alice P. Wright and Edward R. Henry (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This volume highlights the variety of ways that Southeastern peoples utilized, transformed, and experienced the landscapes in which they lived from ca. 1000 BC to AD 800. In doing so, the volume ... More

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