Browse by Subject: Archaeology

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Ancient Andean Houses: Making, Inhabiting, Studying

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Unearthing the Missions of Spanish Florida

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Historical Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century: Lessons from Colonial Williamsburg

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Methods, Mounds, and Missions: New Contributions to Florida Archaeology

Offering innovative ways of looking at existing data, as well as compelling new information, about Florida’s past, this volume updates current archaeological interpretations and demonstrates the use of new and improved tools to answer larger questions.

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New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

Exploring various methodological and theoretical approaches to pre-Columbian visual culture, the essays in this volume reconstruct dynamic accounts of Native American history across the U.S. Southeast. 

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The Archaeology of the Upper Amazon: Complexity and Interaction in the Andean Tropical Forest

This volume brings together archaeologists working in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia to construct a new prehistory of the upper Amazon, outlining cultural developments from the late third millennium B.C. to the Inca Empire of the sixteenth century A.D.

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The Archaeology of Craft and Industry

In this expansive yet concise survey, Christopher Fennell discusses archaeological research from sites across the United States that once manufactured, harvested, or processed commodities, uncovering key insights into American history.

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Negotiating Heritage through Education and Archaeology: Colonialism, National Identity, and Resistance in Belize

Combining years of ethnographic research with British imperial archival sources, this book reveals how cultural heritage has been negotiated by colonial, independent state, and community actors in Belize from the late nineteenth century to the present.

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The Archaeology of New Netherland: A World Built on Trade

This volume illuminates the influence of the Dutch empire in North America, assembling evidence from seventeenth-century settlements located in present-day New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

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Earth Politics and Intangible Heritage: Three Case Studies in the Americas

Focusing on three communities in the Americas, this book layers archaeological research with oral narratives and social memories, demonstrating a way of reconciling the tension between Western scientific and local Indigenous approaches to history.