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

Mary Edwards Bryan

“Sheds new light on one of the nineteenth century South’s most accomplished yet understudied writers. Brown and River’s study of Mary Edwards Bryan presents some of her best writings within the context of her time.”—James M. Denham, coeditor of Echoes from a Distant Frontier: The Brown Sisters’ Correspondence from Antebellum Florida “A lost writer of … Continue reading Mary Edwards Bryan

UPF Announces Three New Archaeology Books

We are proud to present three milestone works in archaeology, just released from University Press of Florida:   The Archaeology of American Cities by Nan A. Rothschild and Diana diZerega Wall “Unrivaled in scope. An essential work for urban historical archaeologists.” —Adrian Praetzellis, author of Dug to Death At the leading edge of Urban archaeology, an … Continue reading UPF Announces Three New Archaeology Books