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Early FarmersThe View from Archaeology and Science

Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science

Alasdair Whittle and Penny Bickle (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265758
eISBN:
9780191771965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265758.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Taking the European Neolithic as its focal point, this wide-ranging set of chapters illustrates how the different disciplinary paths within scientific and interpretative archaeology can be woven ... More

Early New World Monumentality

Early New World Monumentality

Richard Burger and Robert Rosenswig (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038087
eISBN:
9780813043128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038087.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In studies of ancient civilizations, the focus is often on the temples, palaces, and buildings created and then left behind, both because they survive and because of the awe they still inspire today. ... More

Eating In the Side RoomFood, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Eating In the Side Room: Food, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Mark S. Warner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061115
eISBN:
9780813051390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061115.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book examines the food remains of two African American households of the late nineteenth century in Annapolis, Maryland. As with their white neighbors, the families who lived there participated ... More

Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime HistoryTrade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

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

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

For millennia, Malta has always been considered a site of strategic importance. From the arrival of the Phoenicians through rule under Carthage, Rome, Sicilian Arabs, Normans, and Genovese, to the ... More

Everyday Life MattersMaya Farmers at Chan

Everyday Life Matters: Maya Farmers at Chan

Cynthia Robin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044996
eISBN:
9780813046730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044996.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is about everyday life and why it matters. Both today and in the past, the things people do in their daily lives are not as mundane as they first appear. They can be quite extraordinary and ... More

Everyday ReligionAn Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Kruczek-Aaron Hadley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book questions how religion was lived in nineteenth-century America through a study that weaves together a range of sources, both archaeological and textual. The focus is evangelical ... More

Fort San Juan and the Limits of EmpireColonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Robin A. Beck, Christopher B. Rodning, and David G. Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061597
eISBN:
9780813051239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061597.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological investigations at the Berry site, located along the upper Catawba River in what is now western North Carolina, are shining significant new light on the processes and practices of ... More

French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Kenneth G. Kelly and Meredith D. Hardy (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The French colonial presence in the southern United States and Caribbean shaped the history and development of these regions in unique ways. These case studies analyze and assess the French impact ... More

From These Honored DeadHistorical Archaeology of the American Civil War

From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Clarence R. Geier, Douglas D. Scott, and Lawrence E. Babits (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One hundred and fifty years have passed since the beginning of events that would spiral into four years of destruction, death, devastation, sacrifice, and hell. On this anniversary, some might say it ... More

Frontier Life in Ancient PeruThe Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz

Frontier Life in Ancient Peru: The Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz

Melissa A. Vogel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037967
eISBN:
9780813042176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037967.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book offers a new perspective on ancient Peruvian life and geopolitics during the pivotal period of Andean cultural transformation between ad 900 and ad 1300. Focusing on the frontier site of ... More

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