Modeling Entradas

“Brings the archaeology of first contact between Europeans and American Indians front and center. A major contribution to the archaeology, ethnohistory, and history of early colonial America.”—Robbie Ethridge, author of From Chicaza to Chickasaw: The European Invasion and the Transformation of the Mississippian World, 1540–1715 “Provides a wealth of new scholarship addressing the archaeology of sixteenth … Continue reading Modeling Entradas

Millard Fillmore Caldwell

When actions of the past clash with the values of today “Mormino, an astute and knowledgeable observer of modern Florida, has produced a provocative and readable biography of one of the state’s important but little-known governors.”—Julian M. Pleasants, author of Home Front: North Carolina during World War II “One of Florida’s most distinguished historians captures the post–World … Continue reading Millard Fillmore Caldwell

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

“Critically connects the two sprawling scholarly and public conversations about race and memory in the United States. This is a must read for anyone who wants to better understand how the lost cause won and why middle-class white women were its most effective foot soldiers.”—Kristin Ann Hass, author of Sacrificing Soldiers on the National Mall “Wendt’s … Continue reading The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

A Revolution in Movement

“Thorough and informative, this impressive study offers original research and new insights into how the many pieces of a much larger story of the culture and arts of postrevolutionary Mexico all fit together.”—Tatiana Flores, author of Mexico’s Revolutionary Avant-Gardes: From Estridentismo to ¡30-30!   A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico … Continue reading A Revolution in Movement

Seeking the American Tropics

“An enlightening journey through the geological, botanical, and zoological discoveries made by the iconic naturalists who over centuries have helped shape our knowledge of South Florida’s unique and diverse natural history.”—Ron Magill, communications director, Zoo Miami “Kushlan tells of the people who were compelled to decipher and name the tropical flora even while experiencing the … Continue reading Seeking the American Tropics

The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies

“A veritable toolbox of new research, this innovative nuts-and-bolts volume reveals the complex, resilient set of relationships that made Maya exchange systems thrive for millennia.”—Debra S. Walker, editor of Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay “Provides a snapshot of current research on Maya trade. From discussions of marketplaces to the provisioning of elite and … Continue reading The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies

The Extraordinary Life of Jane Wood Reno

A fearless writer in the Miami wilderness “What a life. A character with character. Minced no words. A romantic. Drank too much, smoked too much, cursed too much. Listened better than anyone. A heart for the less blessed. A kickass journalist. A ‘Mummy’ and ‘Grandmud’ who cared fiercely for family. This book has most everything … Continue reading The Extraordinary Life of Jane Wood Reno

Repatriation and Erasing the Past

Engaging a current controversy important to archaeologists and indigenous communities, Repatriation and Erasing the Past takes a critical look at laws that mandate the return of human remains from museums and laboratories to ancestral burial grounds. Anthropologist Elizabeth Weiss and attorney James Springer offer scientific and legal perspectives on the way repatriation laws impact research. Weiss discusses … Continue reading Repatriation and Erasing the Past

The Archaeology of the Logging Industry

“A comprehensive and informative survey of archaeological findings on one of America’s earliest, most widespread, and longest-lived industries.”—Paul J. White, author of The Archaeology of American Mining “Franzen has done a real service to historical archaeology by providing this synthesis of the logging industry, an important element in the American experience that has languished invisibly in … Continue reading The Archaeology of the Logging Industry

Star Crossed: The Story of Astronaut Lisa Nowak

The astronaut crime that shocked the world “Moore . . . explains in her gripping debut how Nowak, a decorated astronaut and mother of three, could risk everything for love. . . . This is must reading for true crime fans.”—Publishers Weekly “A fair and insightful look at a case that dominated headlines. Moore brings … Continue reading Star Crossed: The Story of Astronaut Lisa Nowak