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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

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

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