Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

“Heralds a new direction in bioarchaeological research, showcasing a diverse array of studies from across the world which emphasize the importance of multidisciplinary analysis when seeking to understand the lives of past children.”—Rebecca C. Redfern, author of Injury and Trauma in Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Violence in Past Lives “Impressive and refreshing. Incorporates a diversity of contributions that … Continue reading Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain

“Explores the current diversity of academic thought on the early human occupation of the American Southeast.”—Ervan Garrison, author of Techniques in Archaeological Geology “The early occupation of the Southeast for too long has been treated as essentially invariable, and contributors to this volume address this with new methods and data.”—Philip J. Carr, coeditor of Contemporary Lithic Analysis … Continue reading Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Florida Anthropological Society 2018

We traveled to St. Petersburg last weekend for the Florida Anthropological Society annual conference. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello and browse our anthropology and archaeology books.   Edward González-Tennant, author of The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence, visited us at FAS. Here are some more books we brought … Continue reading Florida Anthropological Society 2018

New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

“Through careful and thorough archaeological research, Pluckhahn and Thompson have cleared away the speculations and provided a readable interpretation of this archaeological site and its importance.”—Jeffrey M. Mitchem, editor of The West and Central Florida Expeditions of Clarence Bloomfield Moore “Significantly advances our knowledge by providing exciting new—and sometimes surprising—information about a Florida archaeological site that … Continue reading New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Mobilizing Heritage

“Compelling, energizing, and foundational. Opens up an anthropological orientation, one which is welcome and exhilarating. Lafrenz Samuels’s equally significant introduction of the transnational as a new orientation in heritage studies offers an escape route from the conception of heritage as monopolized by the nation-state.”—Denis Byrne, author of Counterheritage: Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia “Intellectually … Continue reading Mobilizing Heritage

Modeling Cross-Cultural Interaction in Ancient Borderlands

“This elegantly simple model is an innovative approach to visualizing interregional interaction in the ancient world. An original and significant contribution.”—Bradley J. Parker, coeditor of New Perspectives on Household Archaeology   “A most welcome contribution to the study of relationships between sociocultural units. I look forward to seeing this model used by archaeologists worldwide.”—Patricia A. Urban, … Continue reading Modeling Cross-Cultural Interaction in Ancient Borderlands

American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2018

Last week, we traveled to Austin, Texas, to attend the 2018 American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual conference. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth to check out our bioarchaeology books! UPF author Julie J. Lesnik visited us in Austin. We are all looking forward to the publication of her book, Edible Insects and … Continue reading American Association of Physical Anthropologists 2018