Rich with photographs and colorful drawings, this history of the remarkable Calusa Indians presents a vivid picture of the luxurious natural environment and teeming estuaries along Florida's coasts that sustained the Calusa.
Edited by Clay Mathers, Timothy Darvill, and Barbara J. Little
Pub Date: 12/31/2004
The book addresses such topical issues as public controversy over national memorials, land ownership, repatriation, and the protection of cultural heritage in war and peace. It sets the concerns of native peoples and minorities in the context of worldwide tensions between national and local identities, and it explores the overt goal of many countries to promote and appreciate cultural diversity.
Widely regarded as a classic of archaeological writing, this edition offers an up-to-date look at one of archaeology’s greatest controversies: How, where, when, and why did human beings take the first steps in their journey to populate North America?