Bioarchaeology Journals and Book Series from UF Press

Today we are highlighting two journals and a book series published by the University of Florida Press: the journals Bioarchaeology International and Forensic Anthropology, and the book series Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past.  Bioarchaeology International Gwen Robbins Schug and Siân E. Halcrow, Editors-in-Chief Bioarchaeology International provides rigorous peer-reviewed publication of substantive articles in the … Continue reading Bioarchaeology Journals and Book Series from UF Press

Maya Kingship

“An ambitious interdisciplinary endeavor, this volume looks at the failure of the Classic period divine kings and the transformation of political systems, art, and rhetoric in the Postclassic period. Maya Kingship brings new perspectives and approaches to the growing body of literature on the Classic Maya collapse and its aftermath.”—Brett A. Houk, coeditor of Ritual, Violence, and the … Continue reading Maya Kingship

Trowels in the Trenches

“This book finally closes the door on the idea that archaeology can be or ever was apolitical. The case studies hammer home the concept that archaeology matters to today’s world, that the research conducted in the trenches also occurs at the barricades. This is an unapologetic and powerful call to action for all archaeologists.”—Charles E. … Continue reading Trowels in the Trenches

Finding Fairness

“A sweeping history of human societies redefined by the importance of our evolved expectation for fairness, which appears to have been just as critical to the human story as big brains, bipedalism, the capacity for language, and opposable thumbs.”—Neill J. Wallis, coeditor of New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida “In this magisterial and wide-ranging comparative study of … Continue reading Finding Fairness

Deep History’s Lesson on Criminal Justice Reform

By Justin Jennings, author of Finding Fairness: From Pleistocene Foragers to Contemporary Capitalists This book is available at a discount price and free shipping through February 1, 2021. Order here and use code CHUA21 at checkout. George Floyd, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and Breonna Taylor—just some of the Black lives lost in recent police encounters. Regrettably, my … Continue reading Deep History’s Lesson on Criminal Justice Reform

The Archaeology of Revolting Heritage

By Paul R. Mullins, author of Revolting Things: An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities This book is available at a discount price and free shipping through February 1, 2021. Order here and use code CHUA21 at checkout. On March 16, 1922, the body of an African-American man was found in the woods in a riverside … Continue reading The Archaeology of Revolting Heritage

Q&A with Mary Puckett

University Press of Florida is pleased to introduce our new acquisitions editor for historical archaeology, Mary Puckett. Read our Q&A with Mary below. If you'd like to view our new books in the field, please visit our SHA Historical and Underwater Archaeology Book Sale.  Tell us about yourself and your background. I started working part-time … Continue reading Q&A with Mary Puckett

Revolting Things

“A bold and challenging contribution to archaeological and heritage scholarship. Mullins’s forward-thinking case studies invite readers to grapple with the prejudices, discomfort, and trauma that accompany unsettling historical experiences.”—Krysta Ryzewski, coeditor of Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action “A timely answer to an increased interest in dark heritage writ large. Mullins demonstrates … Continue reading Revolting Things

Welcome to Our 2021 SHA Historical and Underwater Archaeology Virtual Booth

This year’s Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology hosted by the Society for Historical Archaeology will take place virtually January 6-9, 2021. Our virtual booth is open through February 1 and offers great deals on our historical archaeology titles. Use code CHUA21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View All Titles in Our Virtual … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2021 SHA Historical and Underwater Archaeology Virtual Booth

The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

“An exciting and novel contribution, emphasizing the importance of understanding that precontact groups had rich and varied histories that they shaped as active agents.”—Amanda L. Regnier, coauthor of The Ritual Landscape of Late Precontact Eastern Oklahoma: Archaeology from the WPA Era until Today “Ethridge and Bowne have assembled a collection of thought-provoking contributions by some of … Continue reading The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology