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The Lost Woodlands of Ancient NascaA Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

The Lost Woodlands of Ancient Nasca: A Case-study in Ecological and Cultural Collapse

David Beresford-Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264768
eISBN:
9780191754005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264768.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book presents an archaeological case of prehistoric human environmental impact: a study of ecological and cultural change from the arid south coast of Peru, beginning around 750 bc and ... More

Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Elizabeth Graham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Most of the research concerned with early Spanish colonialism in Middle America focuses on Mexico, Yucatan, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America. The land that became Belize was ... More

Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Robin Osborne and Barry Cunliffe (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Urban life as we know it in the Mediterranean began in the early Iron Age: settlements of great size and internal diversity appear in the archaeological record. This collection of essays offers a ... More

Mesoamerican FigurinesSmall-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Christina T. Halperin, Katherine A. Faust, Rhonda Taube, and Aurore Giguet (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Figurines are among the most abundant class of artifacts known in the vast Mesoamerican culture. This volume examines these figurines from the Olmec to the Aztec civilizations. These small, often ... More

Migration and DisruptionsToward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Brenda J. Baker and Takeyuki Tsuda (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Migration has been integral to the development of human societies through time, but little collaboration exists between scholars examining contemporary and past migrations. Were migrations radically ... More

Mission Cemeteries, Mission PeoplesHistorical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Mission Cemeteries, Mission Peoples: Historical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarchaeology in Spanish Florida

Christopher M. Stojanowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044637
eISBN:
9780813046167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044637.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Much is known about the Spanish mission period in Florida and Georgia (La Florida). Nearly a century of historical, ethnohistorical, and archaeological research has outlined the major trends and ... More

Mississippian Mortuary PracticesBeyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Robert C. Mainfort

Lynne P. Sullivan (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The residents of Mississippian towns principally located in the southeastern and midwestern United States from 900 to 1500 A.D. made many beautiful objects, which included elaborate and well-crafted ... More

Motul de San JoséPolitics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Antonia E. Foias and Kitty F. Emergy (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This edited volume considers the interrelationships between political and economic power during the apogee of Maya civilization in the first millennium A.D. at the center of Motul de San José in ... More

Mythic FrontiersRemembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Daniel R. Maher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Mythic Frontiers examines how what we call the American frontier functions as a narrative for silencing the violent, oppressive, colonizing forces of manifest destiny by othering those who stood in ... More

Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial CampecheHistory and Archaeology

Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Vera Tiesler, Pilar Zabala, and Andrea Cucina (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The town of San Francisco de Campeche was founded in 1540 and, during the first two centuries of the colonies, served as one of the key Mexican ports of the Spanish Empire. The chapters in this ... More

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