The Archaeology of Removal in North America

“A unique collection that does a wonderful job of presenting diverse human experiences of removals while demonstrating the multidisciplinary strengths of historical archaeology.”—Allison Manfra McGovern, coeditor of The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast   “Provides a number of case studies that show how the concept of ‘removal’ is widely applicable across many time periods and … Continue reading The Archaeology of Removal in North America

Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance

“A hugely valuable and important volume which speaks to the future as much as the past. Archaeology, as practiced in this volume, reveals both human stories of oppression and resistance and evidence of the social processes which continue to shape how people define themselves. The need for such insights is more pressing than ever, and … Continue reading Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida

“The most authoritative edition of Gonzalo Solís de Merás’s rare eye-witness account of Pedro Menéndez de Avilés’s 1565 expedition to Florida, one of the earliest and most valuable accounts written about any region in the United States.”—J. Michael Francis, author of Invading Colombia: Spanish Accounts of the Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada Expedition of Conquest  “An … Continue reading Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida

Seams of Empire

"A truly excellent contribution that unearths new and largely unknown evidence about relationships between Puerto Ricans and African-Americans and white Americans in the continental United States and Puerto Rico. Alamo-Pastrana revises how race is to be studied and understood across national, cultural, colonial, and hierarchical cultural relations."--Zaire Zenit Dinzey-Flores, author of Locked In, Locked Out: … Continue reading Seams of Empire

Endgame for Empire

"Since so much of Indian-European relations and the course of the American Revolution in the South pivoted on how the Creeks and British dealt with each other, illuminating that relationship is of critical importance. Juricek demonstrates an absolute mastery of the sources and a bone-deep understanding of the nuances of both Creek and British culture."—Joshua … Continue reading Endgame for Empire

Discovering Florida

Discovering Florida: First Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast Edited and Translated by John E. Worth Discovering Florida compiles all the major writings of Spanish explorers who visited Florida’s lower gulf coast during the earliest stages of European conquest, between 1513 and 1566.  Including transcriptions of the original Spanish documents as … Continue reading Discovering Florida