Ancient West Mexicos

“This volume highlights the new theoretical and methodological approaches being used by researchers in the large Mesoamerican territory considered to be western Mexico. Not focused on a single area, the chapters cover most parts of the region and range temporally from the Formative to the Late Postclassic periods.”—Helen Perlstein Pollard, author of Taríacuri's Legacy: The Prehispanic … Continue reading Ancient West Mexicos

Your Guide to Our 2020 SAA Archaeology Sale

Although the annual meetings of the Society for American Archaeology and the American Association for Physical Anthropologists have been canceled, our books are still available in our SAA Archaeology Book Sale. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code SAA20 through May 17, 2020. Browse all books here. … Continue reading Your Guide to Our 2020 SAA Archaeology Sale

Dogs

“Contributes to our understanding of the complex, nuanced, nearly ubiquitous, and lengthy relationship between humans and domesticated dogs. Through the use of cutting-edge technologies and the incorporation of traditional indigenous knowledge and belief systems, this group of scholars pushes the boundaries of what we can and should be doing with archaeological dog remains.”—Tanya M. Peres, … Continue reading Dogs

Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

“A strong presentation of ideas for advancing archaeological research on the challenges confronted and opportunities created by Chinese men and women who made their lives outside their homeland.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “This volume is the future of archaeological research on North America’s Chinese diaspora. The … Continue reading Chinese Diaspora Archaeology in North America

Contact, Colonialism, and Native Communities in the Southeastern United States

“An important volume that will become an indispensable resource, providing a much-needed update on early contact in the North American Southeast with a rich emphasis on the agency and social lives of past indigenous communities.”—David H. Dye, editor of New Deal Archaeology in Tennessee: Intellectual, Methodological, and Theoretical Contributions The years AD 1500–1700 were a time … Continue reading Contact, Colonialism, and Native Communities in the Southeastern United States

Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands

“Highly original. A major contribution to the human history and cultural ecology of the Galápagos Islands. The authors have woven together topics as diverse as global economics, historical archaeology, and biodiversity in their study of one of the world’s most intellectually stimulating archipelagos.”—David Steadman, Florida Museum of Natural History “This superb work adds a significant … Continue reading Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands

An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua

“Presents fresh archaeological and historical information about an important Caribbean plantation. A tour de force in historical archaeology that will set the standard for future research.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “A detailed archaeological, historical, and landscape study of a significant plantation and heritage site. The chapters … Continue reading An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua