Presidios of Spanish West Florida

“Using extensive archaeological, historic, and archival data, Bense summarizes and integrates the data collected into a synthesis of how and where Spain first occupied and used the Pensacola area. Relevant for anyone interested in the long-term process of colonization and ethnogenesis. A superb example of how the public can be integrated into a long-term archaeological … Continue reading Presidios of Spanish West Florida

Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

“This long-awaited volume is a compelling look at a period of history unknown to many. It is a must have for anyone interested in the scholarship of the Spanish mission period in Florida.”—Charles R. Ewen, coeditor of Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy“Spanning the time from the founding of the first missions to their final … Continue reading Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida