Andean Ontologies

“A wonderful book. We learn about a wide range of Andean worldviews, which the authors present through the lens of the ontological turn. Rich with detail and nuance, this volume offers past and present ways of living in the Andean cultural world.”—Christine A. Hastorf, coauthor of Heads of State: Icons, Power, and Politics in the Ancient … Continue reading Andean Ontologies

The Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom

“Presents case studies proving the material realities of enslavement in the northeastern United States. Shatters the myth that slavery was only a fact of life in the American South and in the Caribbean and charts an important direction for continued research.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “Brings … Continue reading The Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom

The Historical Archaeology of Shadow and Intimate Economies

“Makes a significant new scholarly contribution to historical archaeologies of exchange by foregrounding intimate and alternative economic systems and the connections they inspire without distancing them from the processes of capitalism and globalization in which they operated.”—Krysta Ryzewski, coeditor of Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action    “Innovative and inspiring. Essential reading … Continue reading The Historical Archaeology of Shadow and Intimate Economies

Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

“A milestone in the study of mortuary practices in Arabia over several millennia of late prehistoric developments. It combines detailed archaeological insights of unique burial practices with a wealth of bioarchaeological data.”—Dušan Boric, author of Deathways at Lepenski Vir: Patterns in Mortuary Practice Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia brings together experts in archaeology … Continue reading Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

“Makes the convincing case that the challenges of researching Florida’s submerged history are not insurmountable and that the insights gained could transform our understanding of the early cultures of Florida and the broader North American Southeast.”—Asa R. Randall, author of Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida “An … Continue reading New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Maya Salt Works

“An excellent, highly informative book. The data and interpretations in this pathbreaking volume on pre-Columbian Maya salt manufacture and trade should appeal to a wide range of audiences.”—Jeremy A. Sabloff, author of Archaeology Matters: Action Archaeology in the Modern World “The discovery of coastal salt production sites opens a new and nuanced window into the complexity … Continue reading Maya Salt Works

Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida’s Watery Realms

“A useful resource for Florida archaeology and for archaeologists and others interested in iconography and wetsite archaeology. The volume also illustrates the value of revisiting legacy collections, some of which were recovered decades ago, further exemplifying the relevance of museum collections in current archaeological inquiry.”—Ann S. Cordell, coauthor of Archaeology of Northern Florida, A.D. 200–900: The … Continue reading Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida’s Watery Realms