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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

Negotiated SettlementsAndean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Steven A. Wernke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book presents a spatially integrated archaeological and ethnohistorical examination of how successive colonial Inka and Spanish colonial rule in the Andes was locally experienced and transformed ... More

New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Neill J. Wallis and Asa R. Randall (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book brings together recent archaeological research in Florida that provides detailed and nuanced interpretations of the pre-Columbian past. The contributions to this volume cover much of the ... More

Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

James S. Dunbar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book details important study contexts in southeastern Paleoindian archaeology. The chapter 1 overview of paradigm-based approaches to Paleoindian archaeology on both national and regional levels ... More

Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Debra S. Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The ancient Maya invested massive amounts of labor on road systems (sacbeob) for communication and trade, yet Chetumal Bay, situated between modern day Quintana Roo, Mexico, and Corozal District, ... More

Pieces of EightMore Archaeology of Piracy

Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy concerns what it is that distinguishes the pirate in the archaeological record. It is not so much a history as it is an anthropology of piracy. It is the ... More

Piecing Together Sha PoArchaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Hong Kong boasts a number of rich archaeological sites behind sandy bays. Among these backbeaches is Sha Po on Lamma Island, a site which has long captured the attention of archaeologists. However, ... More

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