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

The Making of Mississippian Tradition

“A significant and important study of the interactions and influences of Cahokia with its northern neighbors, featuring the most comprehensive available description of the regionally significant Audrey site in the Lower Illinois Valley.”—Lynne P. Sullivan, coeditor of Mississippian Women “An interesting and well-written volume that provides much-needed information on the varied ways that hinterland communities adapted … Continue reading The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Archaeology in Dominica

“Brings together scholars who are investigating the colonial project on the heretofore overlooked island of Dominica. With its unique history as a Kalinago reserve, and then as a nominally French, then British colony, Dominica is deserving of this treatment as we seek to better understand the range of experiences in the colonial project of the … Continue reading Archaeology in Dominica

Historical Sex Work

“This superb collection of essays brings archaeology and history together to present a deeply nuanced understanding of life in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century vice districts.”—Mara Keire, University of Oxford “Presents a range of innovative case studies of historical sex work through the lenses of both history and archaeology. Importantly, these essays explore aspects of … Continue reading Historical Sex Work

A Struggle for Heritage

“Offers a richly detailed and carefully analyzed picture of the lives of people who simply ‘weren’t there’ according to the usual stories we tell ourselves about the American past. In this counternarrative, archaeology not only extends the existing archive, but also provides the basis for a penetrating critique of that archive and its gaps. A … Continue reading A Struggle for Heritage

Modeling Entradas

“Brings the archaeology of first contact between Europeans and American Indians front and center. A major contribution to the archaeology, ethnohistory, and history of early colonial America.”—Robbie Ethridge, author of From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540–1715 “Provides a wealth of new scholarship addressing the archaeology of sixteenth … Continue reading Modeling Entradas