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Browse by Subject: Anthropology and Archaeology

Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

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Before and After Jamestown: Virginia's Powhatans and Their Predecessors

In 2007, Jamestown will observe its 400th anniversary. New to paperback, this is the story of America's first permanent English settlement as told through its relationship with Virginia’s native peoples. 7 maps, 63 b&w photos, 30 illustrations.

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Ancient Miamians: The Tequesta of South Florida

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Public Benefits of Archaeology

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Music of El Dorado: The Ethnomusicology of Ancient South American Cultures

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The Archaeology of Traditions: Agency and History Before and After Columbus

This book offers an archeological reevaluation of history itself:where it is, what it is, and how it came to be.

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Bioarchaeology of Spanish Florida: The Impact of Colonialism

These essays address the biological consequences of the arrival of Europeans in the New World and on the lifeways of native populations following contact in the late 16th century.

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The Ancient Mounds of Poverty Point: Place of Rings

Jon Gibson confronts the intriguing mystery of Poverty Point, the ruins of a large prehistoric Indian settlement that was home to one of the most fascinating ancient cultures in eastern North America.

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Grit-Tempered: Early Women Archaeologists in the Southeastern United States

A "group biography" of Southeast archaeology's pioneering women, whose careers spanned the decades between 1920-1960, when many got work as excavators on WPA crews. Inspiring tales of innovative lab work, adventurous fieldwork. Edited collection.

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Indians of the Greater Southeast: Historical Archaeology and Ethnohistory

A collection of essays summarizing current knowledge of southeastern Native Americans during the colonial encounter (post 1500). Integrates archaeological, documentary, and ethno-historical evidence in the most comprehensive examination of diverse southe

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Coosa: The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom

In this colorfully illustrated book, Smith traces the rise and collapse of the chiefdom of Coosa, located in the Ridge and Valley province of northwestern Georgia and adjacent states. From humble beginnings, Coosa became one of the most important