Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series

Edited by Neill J. Wallis, Charles R. Cobb, and Kitty F. Emery

Series Description:

This series, sponsored by the Florida Museum of Natural History, honors Ripley P. Bullen for his scholarly contributions to the archaeology of Florida and adjacent regions and for his encouragement and education of nonprofessional archaeologists in the area. The series is devoted to archaeological and historical study of the southeastern United States and the Caribbean, the areas of Dr. Bullen’s research for almost three decades.

The series ranges broadly across space, time, and topics of central importance to the long and rich history of the region, and includes many of the best archaeologists working today.

Send queries to: Mary Puckett,  mpuckett@upress.ufl.edu 



There are 80 books in this series.


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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New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Representing the next wave of southeastern archaeology, the essays in this book resoundingly argue that Florida is a crucial hub of archaeological inquiry. Contributors use new data to challenge well-worn models of environmental determinism and localized social contact.

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Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

While most works of southeastern archaeology focus on stone artifacts or ceramics, Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology calls attention to the diversity of information that faunal remains can reveal about rituals, ideologies, socio-economic organization, trade, and past environments.

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Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Featuring contributions from some of the most prominent researchers in the field, this collection describes and synthesizes the latest data from excavations throughout Florida.

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French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

This innovative collection of essays brings together archaeological research on French colonial sites from Maryland, South Carolina, the Gulf Coast and Lower Mississippi Valley, the Caribbean, and French Guiana to explore the nature of French colonization.

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Bioarchaeology of Ethnogenesis in the Colonial Southeast

This work offers a different perspective on Florida’s indigenous tribes, one that is explicitly interdisciplinary in inferring the formation of a new ethnic consciousness among La Florida’s indigenous communities.

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Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

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Tatham Mound and the Bioarchaeology of European Contact: Disease and Depopulation in Central Gulf Coast Florida

This is the first systematic analysis of Tatham Mound, one of the most important archaeological sites in Central Gulf Coast Florida.

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The Myth of Syphilis: The Natural History of Treponematosis in North America