Browse by Subject: Anthropology and Archaeology

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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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En Bas Saline: A Taíno Town before and after Columbus

This book details the Indigenous Taíno occupation at En Bas Saline in Hispaniola between AD 1250 and 1520, showing how the community coped with the dramatic changes imposed by Spanish contact.  

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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.

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Digging Miami

In this book, Robert Carr traces the rich 11,000-year human heritage of the Miami area from the time of its first inhabitants through the arrival of European settlers and up to the early twentieth century.