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Rethinking ColonialismComparative Archaeological Approaches

Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Craig N. Cipolla and Katherine Howlett Hayes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This book brings together archaeologists specializing in Old and New World colonialism—both ancient and modern—to explore the major issues that cross cut their respective areas of study. In ... More

Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061665
eISBN:
9780813051093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061665.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological work in the Moundville region has progressed at a rapid pace with new excavations regional surveys and analyses of extant collections. This volume takes stock of the “flight paths” ... More

SaltWhite Gold of the Ancient Maya

Salt: White Gold of the Ancient Maya

Heather McKillop

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813025117
eISBN:
9780813039497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813025117.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book reports the discovery, excavation, and interpretation of Late Classic Maya salt works on the coast of Belize, transforming our knowledge of the Maya salt trade and craft specialization ... More

The Sea Their GravesAn Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

David J. Stewart

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037349
eISBN:
9780813041575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037349.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This study advances understanding of British and American maritime culture by exploring memorialization practices. Interpretations are based on analysis of more than 2,000 maritime memorials from ... More

Sherds of HistoryDomestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Myriam Arcangeli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In historical archaeology, the concept of “ceramic culture” is a new approach to the analysis of material culture and the exploration of the past. By focusing on the users that handled archaeological ... More

Ships' GraveyardsAbandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Nathan Richards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032573
eISBN:
9780813039541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032573.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This is a theoretical study that avoids the single-site bias prevalent in most underwater archaeology research. It also eschews the traditional examination of shipwreck sites as the core component of ... More

The Spanish Convoy of 1750Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

The Spanish Convoy of 1750: Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

James A. Lewis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033587
eISBN:
9780813038629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033587.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Spanish flotas (convoys) traversed the Atlantic throughout the colonial period, shuttling men and goods between the Old and New Worlds. In August 1750, at the height of hurricane season, a small ... More

The Speciation of Modern Homo Sapiens

The Speciation of Modern Homo Sapiens

T. J. Crow (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263112
eISBN:
9780191734885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263112.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This volume addresses the question of the speciation of modern Homo Sapiens. The subject raises profound questions about the nature of the species, our defining characteristic (it is suggested it is ... More

The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the WestHistory, Excavation, and Architecture

The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the West: History, Excavation, and Architecture

Annalies Corbin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032542
eISBN:
9780813039244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032542.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book tells of the Montana, which was a shining example of modern design and technological sophistication when it made its maiden voyage in 1879. But it is remembered for its ironic end: only ... More

Temple of the WorldSanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Miroslav Verner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the prominence of ancient temples in the landscape of Egypt, books about them are surprisingly rare. This new and essential publication from a prominent Czech scholar answers the need for a ... More

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