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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

TenochtitlanCapital of the Aztec Empire

Tenochtitlan: Capital of the Aztec Empire

Jose Luis de Rojas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042206
eISBN:
9780813043036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042206.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

At the time of the Spaniards’ arrival, Tenochtitlan was the greatest city in ancient Mesoamerica. It was founded two hundred years before the Spanish conquest as a small village and grew in ... More

Tombs of the South Asasif NecropolisThebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Elena Pischikova (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume is the first joint publication of the members of the American–Egyptian mission South Asasif Conservation Project, working under the auspices of the State Ministry for Antiquities and ... More

Tracing ChildhoodBioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity

Jennifer L. Thompson, Marta P. Alfonso-Durruty, and John J. Crandall (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049830
eISBN:
9780813050324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049830.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This edited volume showcases the work of leading and emerging scholars in the relatively new field of bioarchaeology of children. Bioarchaeological studies of children (including all subadults), ... More

Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Tanya M. Peres (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology offers a synthesis of zooarchaeology's history as an integral part of southeastern archaeology alongside a presentation of contemporary cases that ... More

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