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

Priest Under Fire

"A valuable book that goes beyond the specifics of one priest's life to provide insight into the Salvadoran civil war."—Arthur Leigh Binford, coeditor of Landscapes of Struggle: Politics, Society, and Community in El Salvador . "The fascinating story of Father David Rodríguez sheds light on half a century of El Salvador's troubled history and helps … Continue reading Priest Under Fire