This book explores the rich symbolism of the Codex Borgia, a masterpiece of Pre-Columbian art dating to the fifteenth century, showing how the manuscript’s intricate and colorful imagery conveys complex ideas related to Mesoamerican myths and religion.
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This book documents the treatment of enslaved people at L’Hermitage Plantation in Maryland from 1794 to 1827, showing how the plantation owners’ strategies to maintain power and control can be seen in the spatial landscapes of the site.
This book highlights early-career Indigenous scholars conducting research in North America who are advancing the growing paradigm of archaeological study done with, by, and for members of Native-descendant communities.
Bringing together specialists working in multiple areas of the Indian Ocean world, this volume uses a historical archaeological approach to explore the importance of the region to the emergence of modernity and globalization.
This volume features a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to underwater and coastal archaeology in Latin America, showcasing the efforts of 82 researchers working across the region.
This book discusses the range of ways the ancient Maya people expressed timekeeping in daily life through their architecture, arts, writing, beliefs, and practices.
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.
This book presents a variety of approaches to better understanding piracy through archaeological investigations, landscape studies, material culture analyses, and documentary and cartographic evidence.
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.
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.