Browse by Subject: Archaeology

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Living Ceramics, Storied Ground: A History of African American Archaeology

Exploring the archaeological study of enslavement and emancipation in the United States, this book discusses significant findings, the attitudes and approaches of past researchers, and the development of the field.

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Dead Man's Chest: Exploring the Archaeology of Piracy

This book presents a variety of approaches to better understanding piracy through archaeological investigations, landscape studies, material culture analyses, and documentary and cartographic evidence.

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Citizen Science in Maritime Archaeology: The Power of Public Engagement

This volume addresses the ways maritime archaeologists have engaged citizen scientists, presenting examples of projects and organizations that have involved volunteers in the important work of gathering and processing data.

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Archaeological and Ethnographic Evidence of Domination in Indigenous Latin America

This volume explores the nature of power relations and social control in Indigenous societies of Latin America as reflected in archaeological, osteological, and ethnohistorical records.

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Forensic Anthropology: An Introductory Lab Manual

Designed to support introductory undergraduate courses in forensic anthropology, this versatile laboratory manual provides basic training in relevant methods of biological profile estimation and trauma assessment for use in medico-legal contexts.

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Below Baltimore: An Archaeology of Charm City

Providing the first synthesis of the archaeological heritage of Baltimore, this book explores the layers of the city’s material record from the late seventeenth century to the recent past.

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Fisher-Hunter-Gatherer Complexity in North America

This book explores the forms and trajectories of social complexity among fisher-hunter-gatherers who lived in coastal, estuarine, and riverine settings in pre-Columbian North America.

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The Biocultural Consequences of Contact in Mexico: Five Centuries of Change

This volume examines how Mexican populations have been shaped both culturally and biologically by European colonization, drawing on methods from archaeology, bioarchaeology, genetics, and history and providing evidence for the resilience of the Mexican people in the face of tumultuous change.

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Heritage and Democracy: Crisis, Critique, and Collaboration

This volume examines cultural heritage work within the context of both democratic institutions and democratic practices, highlighting how democratic politics and cultural heritage shape, impact, and depend upon one another.

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Archaeology of the Mediterranean during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

This book presents multidisciplinary perspectives on Greece, Corsica, Malta, and Sicily from the fourth to the thirteenth centuries, an often-overlooked time in the history and archaeology of the central Mediterranean.