Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

“This excellent book is an imaginative and innovative consideration of the history and materiality of monumental architecture and community at Parchman Place. Essential reading for scholars and students of the archaeology of the Mississippian Southeast.”—Christopher B. Rodning, coeditor of Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site “This … Continue reading Authority, Autonomy, and the Archaeology of a Mississippian Community

The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

“This wide-ranging volume provides a fresh, innovative contribution to pre-contact and contact-era studies in the southeastern United States.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “Provides a thought-provoking synthesis of changes in native landscapes of the Southeast in the colonial era, from selective micro-histories to large-scale regional and even … Continue reading The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

$5 Books for the Holidays

These $5 deals from University Press of Florida make great stocking stuffers. Use code XM19 for $5 prices, $1 per book shipping, and a free tote bag while supplies last. The Mojito Heather McPherson Paperback $12.95 $5.00 Seminole Indian Recipes Joyce LaFray Paperback $8.95 $5.00 100% Pure Florida Fiction Edited by Susan Hubbard and Robley Wilson Paperback $16.95 $5.00 Everyday Adventures: … Continue reading $5 Books for the Holidays

The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

“This is an outstanding volume, an impressive integrated understanding of the human presence along the Eastern Seaboard of North America.”—P.J. Capelotti, author of Adventures in Archaeology: The Wreck of the Orca II and Other Explorations “From Canada to Florida, the Atlantic coast has long been known for its intriguing and varied maritime cultures. Now a new … Continue reading The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Miami Book Fair International 2019

We traveled to Miami, Florida, last week for the annual Miami Book Fair International to display and sell some of our books on history, gardening, cooking, art, photography, outdoor activities, literature, and much more. Several of our authors were featured speakers at the fair, and it was great to visit with everyone who stopped by … Continue reading Miami Book Fair International 2019

Deadly Virtue

“Fresh and innovative. Using a comparative and Atlantic World perspective, Martel suggests alternate ways of looking at colonial Florida and provides new answers to old questions regarding settler-native interactions during the sixteenth century.”—Daniel S. Murphree, author of Constructing Floridians: Natives and Europeans in the Colonial Floridas, 1513–1783 In Deadly Virtue: Fort Caroline and the Early Protestant Roots … Continue reading Deadly Virtue