Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

“An important resource for understanding enslavement and colonialism in the Caribbean, containing a wide array of archaeological contexts. Contributors recognize ways that the built environment may have been a site of self-determination for the enslaved occupants, and repeatedly show that slavery was in no way uniform.”—John M. Chenoweth, author of Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology … Continue reading Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

The Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom

“Presents case studies proving the material realities of enslavement in the northeastern United States. Shatters the myth that slavery was only a fact of life in the American South and in the Caribbean and charts an important direction for continued research.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “Brings … Continue reading The Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom

Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2017

Last week, UPF visited Fort Worth, Texas, to attend the 2017 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. We had a fantastic time exhibiting our vast array of books on historical and underwater archaeology, as well as mingling with scholars in the field. We saw several of our authors at the conference! Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek, authors … Continue reading Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology 2017

Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean

"We are reminded that the Caribbean was a more complicated place than we usually imagine."--Kenneth G. Kelly, coeditor of French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean "These thirteen lucidly written case studies examine diverse communities, histories, and landscapes, demonstrating that the Caribbean offers historical archaeology a great deal more than the study of sugar … Continue reading Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean