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

Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

Emphasizing the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) has chosen “Raise UP” as the theme for this year’s University Press Week. University Press of Florida is a proud member of AUPresses, … Continue reading Activist Archaeology: A Reading List

The Valkyries’ Loom

“An impressive presentation of Viking Age and medieval textile production in the North Atlantic, especially in Iceland and Greenland. All aspects have been examined: methods of spinning, weaving, dates, yarn, contemporary climate, as well as who did the work and for what purpose.”—Birgitta Linderoth Wallace, author of Westward Vikings: The Saga of L’Anse Aux Meadows “Hayeur … Continue reading The Valkyries’ Loom

Welcome to Our 2020 SEAC Virtual Booth

This year’s Southeastern Archaeological Conference has been postponed to 2021. However, our virtual booth is open through December 16 and offers great deals on our Southeastern archaeology titles. Use code SEAC20 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus material from … Continue reading Welcome to Our 2020 SEAC Virtual Booth

Leprosy

“Highly original, informative, and comprehensive. Roberts describes what we know about the natural history, genetics, biological, and medical aspects of infection with M. leprae; provides a detailed global history of leprosy in human populations through a synthesis of the historical and bioarchaeological literature; and encourages us to consider the biocultural and social implications of this often … Continue reading Leprosy