Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

“A substantive addition to our knowledge about one of the premier archaeological sites in eastern North America.”—George Milner, author of The Cahokia Chiefdom   “Brings fresh thinking into a well-trod path of scholarship and goes well beyond the confines of the specialties of subsistence, settlement, and technology to shed light on the social function of the … Continue reading Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Negotiating Respect

“Breaks new ground by virtue of its thorough exploration of the ongoing negotiations of Pentecostal masculine identities.”—Martin Lindhardt, author of Power in Powerlessness: A Study of Pentecostal Life Worlds in Urban Chile “Provides important insights about why men convert to Pentecostalism, how they derive authority and status in Pentecostal churches, and how at the same … Continue reading Negotiating Respect

Dirty Harry’s America

. “Street provides a crucial critical and cultural service by not only studying Eastwood’s individual films in sharp detail but also by providing a close and serious analysis of the cultural and historic times of the films.”—Sam B. Girgus, author of Clint Eastwood’s America . “By far the most comprehensive, sustained, and detailed discussion of … Continue reading Dirty Harry’s America

Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire

. “An insightful analysis of the excavations of the most exciting Spanish colonial site to be found in recent years.”—Marvin T. Smith, author of Coosa: The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom . “A rich chronicle of the rise and fall of Spanish imperial ambitions in the North American interior.”—Charles R. Ewen, coauthor … Continue reading Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire

Site Formation Processes of Submerged Shipwrecks

"A major step forward in the effort to create and synthesize a body of formation theory for shipwreck sites by cataloguing the myriad factors affecting such sites across a number of academic fields, ranging from geology and oceanography to history and sociology."—John M. O’Shea, author of Ships and Shipwrecks of the Au Sable Shores Region … Continue reading Site Formation Processes of Submerged Shipwrecks

Flora of Florida, Volume III

. Praise for Flora of Florida, Volume I "An invaluable source. . . Wunderlin's guide brings together his years of work with the flora of Florida."--Choice "An extremely valuable reference for professional biologists, naturalists, natural resource managers, and plant lovers."—Economic Botany . Praise for Flora of Florida, Volumes II and III "A monumental undertaking and … Continue reading Flora of Florida, Volume III

Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

"This book, a true milestone in the archaeology of the Greater Antilles, presents a bold new synthesis and interpretation of El Chorro de Maíta, a native Cuban Indian town caught up in the political and economic domination of the early colonial world." —Vernon James Knight Jr., author of Iconographic Method in New World Prehistory . … Continue reading Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

How to Do Archaeology the Right Way, Second Edition

. Praise for the previous edition: . . "[A] clearly written, compelling guide to the practice of professional archaeology."—Library Journal"Conveys the complex and rigorous nature of modern archaeology, and the interesting story of Florida prehistory that it yields, in an approachable manner."—Southeastern Archaeology "A deftly written overview of how the original inhabitants of Florida lived, … Continue reading How to Do Archaeology the Right Way, Second Edition

Pieces of Eight

Expanding on the widely successful X Marks the Spot, Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy edited by Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek explores the newest findings in the maritime archaeology of piracy. This new archaeology title sold out fast at this week's Society for Historical Archaeology Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, but you … Continue reading Pieces of Eight

Building a Nation

"Remarkable, impressive. Duke makes a double contribution to historical scholarship: to the historiography of federalism in the Caribbean and to the historiography of political dissent, activism, and solidarity within Caribbean diaspora"—Winston James, author of Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century America "This well-researched and accessible book deepens our understanding of … Continue reading Building a Nation