Ancient Foodways

“Shows that integrating subsistence and foodways data is critical for a deeper understanding of the social, cultural, political, and religious implications of the plants and animals people ingest. An important volume.”—Tanya M. Peres, coeditor of Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida   Through various case studies, Ancient Foodways illustrates how archaeologists can use bioarchaeology, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, architecture, and other evidence … Continue reading Ancient Foodways

Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

“A substantive addition to our knowledge about one of the premier archaeological sites in eastern North America.”—George Milner, author of The Cahokia Chiefdom   “Brings fresh thinking into a well-trod path of scholarship and goes well beyond the confines of the specialties of subsistence, settlement, and technology to shed light on the social function of the … Continue reading Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland