Browse by Subject: Anthropology and Archaeology

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Bioarchaeology of Ethnogenesis in the Colonial Southeast

This work offers a different perspective on Florida’s indigenous tribes, one that is explicitly interdisciplinary in inferring the formation of a new ethnic consciousness among La Florida’s indigenous communities.

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Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

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The Archaeology of American Labor and Working-Class Life

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Ethnographies and Archaeologies: Iterations of the Past

Ethnographies and Archaeologies explores the many different ways that the archaeological past is used to create meaning in the present.

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Reconstructing Racial Identity and the African Past in the Dominican Republic

Kimberly Simmons explores the fascinating socio-cultural shifts in Dominicans' racial categories, concluding that Dominicans are slowly embracing blackness and ideas of African ancestry.

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Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Although figurines are among the most abundant class of artifacts known in the vast Mesoamerican culture, this is the premier single volume to examine these figurines from the Olmec to the Aztec civilizations.

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The Ch'orti' Maya Area: Past and Present

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Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas represents an important shift in the interpretation of skeletal remains in the Americas.

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Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

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The Anthropology of AIDS: A Global Perspective