Archaeologies of Listening

“Provides new insights on archaeological theory and practice. Through the lens of epistemic humility, it exemplifies a new approach to undertaking archaeological and anthropological work with indigenous and local communities.”—Claire Smith, editor of Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology   “A timely book long overdue. It teaches us that without humility, patience, listening, and engaging local experts as … Continue reading Archaeologies of Listening

Your Guide to Our 2019 Archaeology Sale

University Press of Florida's 2019 Archaeology Sale runs now through May 17. Want to shop the sale but need to know what's new this year? Below is a roundup of the 30+ new books in archaeology and anthropology we've published in the past 12 months. To receive discount prices and free shipping, use code SAA19 at … Continue reading Your Guide to Our 2019 Archaeology Sale

Pre-Columbian Art of the Caribbean

“A learned and detailed overview of indigenous Caribbean art. A pleasure to read.”—Samuel M. Wilson, author of The Archaeology of the Caribbean “An important contribution to our understanding of how art was integrated into the fabric of culture, society, and daily life in the precolonial Caribbean. Waldron brings an art historical perspective to the full range … Continue reading Pre-Columbian Art of the Caribbean

An Archaeology of Abundance

“Overturns old assumptions about the ‘marginality’ of islands, forcing a reassessment of the significance of islands in global human history. A tour de force of multidisciplinary research integrating archaeology with ethnohistory and historical ecology.”—Patrick Vinton Kirch, author of Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist “A masterful synthesis of a geographic setting … Continue reading An Archaeology of Abundance

The Archaeology of American Childhood and Adolescence

“An elegantly written and comprehensive discussion of children in the United States from the first settlers through the present. Baxter effectively makes the case that historical analyses need to include discussions of childhood and that archaeological evidence makes distinct, important contributions to the narrative.”—Kathryn A. Kamp, editor of Children in the Prehistoric Puebloan Southwest   “Shows … Continue reading The Archaeology of American Childhood and Adolescence

Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance

“A hugely valuable and important volume which speaks to the future as much as the past. Archaeology, as practiced in this volume, reveals both human stories of oppression and resistance and evidence of the social processes which continue to shape how people define themselves. The need for such insights is more pressing than ever, and … Continue reading Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance

History and Approaches to Heritage Studies and Pedagogy and Practice in Heritage Studies

  “An important collection at the intersection of theory, practice, and teaching. The authors are deeply reflective on how archaeologists can employ critical pedagogies to promote civic engagement and justice through heritage work.”—Siobhan M. Hart, coeditor of Decolonizing Indigenous Histories: Exploring Prehistoric/Colonial Transitions in Archaeology “A valuable resource for those looking to make their teaching of the … Continue reading History and Approaches to Heritage Studies and Pedagogy and Practice in Heritage Studies