Browse by Subject: Anthropology and Archaeology

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The Archaeology of Institutional Confinement

Casella exposes the diversity of power relations that structure many of America's confinement institutions. She weaves together themes of punishment, involuntary labor, personal dignity, and social identity.

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Chinese Junks on the Pacific: Views from a Different Deck

Offering more than just history, Chinese Junks on the Pacific focuses on ten ships, such as the Whang Ho, Ning Po, and Amoy, that sailed to the United States in the early twentieth century.

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The Archaeology of Collective Action

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Taíno Indian Myth and Practice: The Arrival of the Stranger King

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Nuer-American Passages: Globalizing Sudanese Migration

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X Marks the Spot: The Archaeology of Piracy

The first comprehensive, entertaining look at the artifactual evidence of real pirates, recovered at both shipwrecks and known pirate bases. With 153 b&w illustrations, 20 tables.

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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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Paleoindian Archaeology: A Hemispheric Perspective

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Archaeology and Ethnoarchaeology of Mobility

This collection considers how humans have practiced mobility across several continents and thousands of years, raising questions about human adaptation and offering a diversity of approaches for measuring ancient mobility of small-scale societies.

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Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

This collection of essays by world-recognized experts investigates the ways that com-modifying artifacts fuels the destruction of archaeological heritage and considers what can be done to protect it.