Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2018

Last week UPF traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana, for the 2018 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, hosted by the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA). We had a great time showcasing our new and bestselling archaeology books and meeting with scholars in the field. Join us in congratulating Martha A. Zierden and Elizabeth J. Reitz, coauthors … Continue reading Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2018

Heritage at the Interface

“Provides innovative and exciting insights into heritage identity, meaning, and belonging from a global perspective. A welcome addition to the growing heritage literature.”—Dallen J. Timothy, author of Cultural Heritage and Tourism: An Introduction   “A critical collection of international heritage case studies that represents a wide range of issues and exemplifies its complexities and contradictions vividly.”—A. … Continue reading Heritage at the Interface

Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific

The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions  and The Asia-Pacific Region   “The essential source for scholarly reassessment of the Asia-Pacific region’s diverse and significant archaeology and history.”—James P. Delgado, coauthor of The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá   “Underpins a nuanced picture of Asia-Pacific that shows how the activities of the Chinese and Japanese in … Continue reading Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific

Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

"Cutting-edge. Builds on innovative fieldwork across three continents to offer a sophisticated take on the political and cultural complexities of landscapes exploited by resource-extraction industries."—Laurajane Smith, author of Uses of Heritage "An engaging overview of how large multinational companies use the concept of heritage to reposition their work within discourses about environmental sustainability and resilience."—Paul Lane, … Continue reading Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Landscapes of the Itza

"An insightful collection, rich in new data and insights; at once the harvest of a generation of fieldwork and the foundation for work to come."—Mary E. Miller, coauthor of The Spectacle of the Late Maya Court: Reflections on the Murals of Bonampak "Reminds us that there are always new things to learn about iconic places like … Continue reading Landscapes of the Itza

The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

“Engaging. Kozakavich offers a compelling argument about the significant place of intentional communities in the American experience and beyond.”—Lu Ann De Cunzo, coeditor of Unlocking the Past: Celebrating Historical Archaeology in North America   “A fascinating read, providing a thorough introduction for the uninitiated and new perspectives for established followers. Her detailed work on the Kaweah … Continue reading The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space

“Provides new insights into how enslaved and freed Africans in the New World navigated racialized landscapes while honoring the memories of their dead.”—Laurie A. Wilkie, coauthor of Sampling Many Pots: An Archaeology of Memory and Tradition at a Bahamian Plantation “Turner’s unique hybrid approach makes this book a valuable resource in the study of the … Continue reading Honoring Ancestors in Sacred Space