Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

“This long-awaited volume is a compelling look at a period of history unknown to many. It is a must have for anyone interested in the scholarship of the Spanish mission period in Florida.”—Charles R. Ewen, coeditor of Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy“Spanning the time from the founding of the first missions to their final … Continue reading Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

Historical Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century

“This exciting volume highlights the ongoing quality, breadth, and innovative nature of archaeological research at Colonial Williamsburg, making it clear that Williamsburg practitioners continue to lead the field in exploring and demonstrating the value of genuinely innovative, multisource, and multivocal approaches to interpreting the past.”—Audrey Horning, author of Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the … Continue reading Historical Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century

The Missions of Spanish Florida

By Tanya M. Peres, coeditor of Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida. This book is available at a discount price through December 15, 2021. Order here and use code SEAC21 at checkout. Numerous Indigenous groups lived throughout the Florida peninsula in the centuries before the French and Spanish arrived on Florida’s beaches. The contributors to Unearthing the … Continue reading The Missions of Spanish Florida

Highlights from our 2021 SEAC Virtual Booth

This year’s Southeastern Archaeological Conference will be held in Durham, NC from October 24 through October 27. Our virtual booth is open through December 15, 2021 and offers great deals on our Southeastern archaeology titles. Use code SEAC21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for … Continue reading Highlights from our 2021 SEAC Virtual Booth

New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

“In chapters ranging from the Georgia coast to the Caddo area, readers will engage with detailed analyses of motifs and designs, move back and forth between archaeological artifacts and Native American narratives, and gain new perspectives about the use and meanings of objects.”—Mary Beth Trubitt, University of Arkansas  “This volume takes Mississippian imagery studies to … Continue reading New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

Methods, Mounds, and Missions

“A dazzling array of research and ideas inspired by Jerald T. Milanich, doyen of Florida archaeology. Contributions by leading scholars on Weeden Island and later cultures, European contact archaeology, the Glades area, and Seminole archaeology means this important book will find a home on every Florida archaeologist’s bookshelf.”—Ryan Wheeler, coeditor of Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of … Continue reading Methods, Mounds, and Missions

Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

Florida is surrounded by the ocean, so what scares us more than ghosts, ghouls, or things that go bump in the night? Peril on the sea! Our Halloween reads this year are straight from Davy Jones' locker. Grab these books about shipwrecks and pirates for thrilling and chilling reads, and use code BOO21 for discount … Continue reading Halloween Reads: Shipwrecks, Pirates, and More!

The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon

“A welcome addition to the sparse but growing literature on the upper Amazon region. One of the strengths of this volume is that it includes contributions from multiple countries; even though national borders would have had no impact on ancient societies, they too often constrain our contemporary discussions of the past.”—Robyn Cutright, Centre College  “Demonstrates … Continue reading The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon

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