The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

“This wide-ranging volume provides a fresh, innovative contribution to pre-contact and contact-era studies in the southeastern United States.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “Provides a thought-provoking synthesis of changes in native landscapes of the Southeast in the colonial era, from selective micro-histories to large-scale regional and even … Continue reading The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

“This is an outstanding volume, an impressive integrated understanding of the human presence along the Eastern Seaboard of North America.”—P.J. Capelotti, author of Adventures in Archaeology: The Wreck of the Orca II and Other Explorations “From Canada to Florida, the Atlantic coast has long been known for its intriguing and varied maritime cultures. Now a new … Continue reading The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Southeastern Archaeology Conference 2019

Acquisitions editor Meredith Morris-Babb and acquisitions assistant Rachel Welton attended the Southeastern Archaeological Conference in Jackson, MS last weekend. We displayed some of our new and bestselling archaeology books, and it was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth! Here are a few books we brought to the conference: Archaeology of … Continue reading Southeastern Archaeology Conference 2019

Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

“Sensible, refreshing, and very much needed. This book updates the state of studies of migrations in Late Mesoamerica, embedded within historical backgrounds and researched through various disciplines.”—Eugenia Ibarra Rojas, Universidad de Costa Rica “Compelling. Ancient populations faced many of the same challenges our society grapples with today, and ancient migrations forever altered the linguistic, cultural, … Continue reading Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

“An important resource for understanding enslavement and colonialism in the Caribbean, containing a wide array of archaeological contexts. Contributors recognize ways that the built environment may have been a site of self-determination for the enslaved occupants, and repeatedly show that slavery was in no way uniform.”—John M. Chenoweth, author of Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology … Continue reading Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

“Richly theorized and methodologically rigorous, this volume delivers a timely and nuanced discussion of frontiers and borderlands not merely as the peripheries of complex societies but as their own complex and dynamic spaces of interaction and lived experience.”—Bethany L. Turner, Georgia State University “The subject of boundaries and frontiers has not been explored in bioarchaeological … Continue reading Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Captain Kidd’s Lost Ship

“Carefully researched and brilliantly studied, this account of the Quedagh Merchant and its notorious master, Captain William Kidd, looks beyond the romance and fiction to give us a true account of the man, the ship, and their times.”—James P. Delgado, coauthor of The Lost Submarines of Pearl Harbor The troubled chain of events involving Captain Kidd’s capture of … Continue reading Captain Kidd’s Lost Ship