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Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the CaribbeanExploring the Spaces in Between

Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Lynsey Bates, John M. Chenoweth, and James A. Delle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

All parts of the Caribbean were shaped by similar forces, including race-based chattel slavery, sugar, capitalism, and the tropical and sometimes deadly natural environment. Within these ... More

Beyond the Nasca LinesAncient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

Beyond the Nasca Lines: Ancient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

Christina A. Conlee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062020
eISBN:
9780813051857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062020.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Beyond the Nasca Lines examines the origin, rise, fall, and reformation of complex societies through investigations conducted at the archaeological site of La Tiza in the desert of Nasca, Peru. La ... More

Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Ivan Roksandic (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cuba is not only the largest island of the Caribbean but also the most centrally located one, as it is accessible from the mainland by different routes and was therefore subject to several waves of ... More

The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

James Delgado, Frederick Hanselmann, Tomas Mendizabal, and Dominque Rissolo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062877
eISBN:
9780813051826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062877.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá provides a detailed overview of Panamá’s unique role as a land mass dominated by its relationship to the sea and how that relationship has defined the ... 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

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

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

Ritual and Archaic States

Ritual and Archaic States

Joanne M.A. Murphy (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062785
eISBN:
9780813051703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062785.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ritual and the archaic state have both been prominent topics in recent archaeological literature, provoking complex debates about their defining characteristics and their archaeological signatures. ... More

Southeast Inka FrontiersBoundaries and Interactions

Southeast Inka Frontiers: Boundaries and Interactions

Sonia Alconini

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062914
eISBN:
9780813059631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062914.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Southeast Inka Frontiers explores how the Inka empire exercised control over vast expanses of land and peoples in the Southeastern frontier, a territory located over hundreds of kilometers away from ... More

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