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

Intersections

“This unique and splendid volume contains insights into cultural creativity stretching from Medieval Spain to Mughal India, from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean. It obliterates dichotomies of East-West, Christian-Muslim, and religious-secular, replacing them with Islamicate traces of dalliance and delight for all who explore these well-wrought essays. Magnificently illustrated.”—Bruce B. Lawrence, author of Who Is … Continue reading Intersections