The Archaeology of Craft and Industry

“Fennell offers us a fresh and exciting expansion of industrial archaeology through the lens of craft production. This book, with its impressive array of case studies, unequivocally demonstrates the relevance of historical and industrial archaeology to the broader anthropological project.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America“Sheds light on … Continue reading The Archaeology of Craft and Industry

The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

Meet the author (and the famous Key Marco Cat!) at the Marco Island Historical Museum on Thursday, September 23 at 5pm. For more information, visit our calendar. “An outstanding book on one of North America’s most iconic artifacts. We follow the Cat from its origins as a tree in a forest a few centuries ago … Continue reading The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat

Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

This fall, while some conferences are planning in person meetings, many are still offering online formats or hybrid options. We are hosting online virtual booths and book sales on our website in connection with the meetings below. Whether you are attending these meetings in person or virtually, visit our virtual booths for deep discounts on … Continue reading Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

Quilcapampa

“A comprehensive archaeological look at Quilcapampa, a Middle Horizon colony affiliated with the Wari state. This is a much-needed interpretive reconsideration of the Wari Empire’s impact in the Andes that will serve as a cornerstone for the next generation of Wari archaeology.”—R. Alan Covey, author of Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the … Continue reading Quilcapampa

Negotiating Heritage through Education and Archaeology

“A richly researched and intricately layered book that reframes our understanding of heritage as a product of larger cultural processes of education, the development of disciplines, and the articulation of identities both national and local.”—Denise D. Meringolo, author of Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Toward a New Genealogy of Public History“In sparkling prose, McGill shows how … Continue reading Negotiating Heritage through Education and Archaeology

The Archaeology of New Netherland

“An in-depth and important new look at the rich culture of Dutch America as revealed through the practice of historical archaeology.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America“Presenting wide-ranging overviews and case studies, this book fills a huge gap in the historical archaeology of early America and presents fascinating … Continue reading The Archaeology of New Netherland

Earth Politics and Intangible Heritage

“This book is the result of a lifetime commitment to generous types of scholarship and ethnographic practice. Its rich historical descriptions and theoretical analyses will be a long-lasting contribution to the many fields of American anthropology, archaeology, heritage, and social memory.”—O. Hugo Benavides, author of The Politics of Sentiment: Imagining and Remembering Guayaquil“Christie uses archaeology and … Continue reading Earth Politics and Intangible Heritage

Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

The spring conferences we participated in this year were held virtually, and we have been hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through July 31, 2021. AHA History Sale  Use Code AHA21 at checkout. AAIHS African American Studies Sale Use Code AAIH21 at checkout. SAA … Continue reading Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Heritage and the Existential Need for History

“A rewarding exploration of the strategies we devise to make sense of the past, a sphere that Webster sees as simultaneously behind yet amongst us. In considering scenarios from antiquity to the present, this study reveals the very human desire to acknowledge time itself, and our need to construct ways to stand to it.”—Andrea M. … Continue reading Heritage and the Existential Need for History

Falls of the Ohio River

“Synthesizes a considerable body of archaeological research and will serve as a significant benchmark for future researchers.”—Mark Seeman, editor of Cultural Variability in Context: Woodland Settlements of the Mid-Ohio Valley “An essential volume for anyone who follows Ohio Valley archaeology. An excellent compendium of state-of-the-art knowledge.”—Brian M. Butler, emeritus faculty, Southern Illinois University Falls of the … Continue reading Falls of the Ohio River