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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

The Origins of MonstersImage and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

David Wengrow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159041
eISBN:
9781400848867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159041.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

It has often been claimed that “monsters”—supernatural creatures with bodies composed from multiple species—play a significant part in the thought and imagery of all people from all times. This book ... 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

PortmahomackMonastery of the Picts

Portmahomack: Monastery of the Picts

Martin Carver

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624416
eISBN:
9780748670703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624416.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book relates the rediscovery of a monastery of the 8th century AD, one of the earliest so far seen in northern Europe. It lies in north-east Scotland in the land of the Picts, a largely ... More

The Powhatan LandscapeAn Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Martin D. Gallivan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Powhatan Landscape traces the Native past in the Chesapeake from the Algonquian arrival circa A.D. 200 through the rise and fall of the Powhatan chiefdom. Martin D. Gallivan argues that the ... More

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

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