Archaeologies of Indigenous Presence

“A perfect embodiment of the major transformations occurring in North American archaeology today. The wide representation of Native American voices in this volume may be unequalled anywhere in the archaeological literature. The authors advocate methods, concepts, and terminologies to unerase practices of erasure.”—Charles R. Cobb, author of The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the … Continue reading Archaeologies of Indigenous Presence

Our 2022 Historical and Underwater Archaeology Sale

The 2022 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology is taking place this week in Philadelphia. While UPF was unable to attend, our virtual booth is open through February 15, 2022 and offers great deals on our books. Use code CHUA22 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual … Continue reading Our 2022 Historical and Underwater Archaeology Sale

A Historical Archaeology of Early Spanish Colonial Urbanism in Central America

“A monumental testament to the potent role of cities in the genesis of the early modern world. Intimate archaeological and historical detail and sweeping theoretical vistas help us appreciate one of the first and best preserved cities in Spanish America.”—Kathryn E. Sampeck, coeditor of Substance and Seduction: Ingested Commodities in Early Modern Mesoamerica“An in-depth consideration of … Continue reading A Historical Archaeology of Early Spanish Colonial Urbanism in Central America

Ancient Andean Houses

“A theoretically sophisticated and data-rich discussion of households and architecture in the Andes. This is a must-have for any Andeanist library.”—Charles Stanish, author of The Evolution of Human Co-operation: Ritual and Social Complexity in Stateless Societies“Moore shines a bright light on the essential nature of houses as physical structures and as social entities that perform symbolic … Continue reading Ancient Andean Houses

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