In this book, Nicolas Delsol compares zooarchaeological and material evidence from sites across Mesoamerica and the Caribbean to show how the introduction of cattle, beginning with imports by Spanish colonizers in the 1500s, shaped colonial American society.
This book illustrates in full color a generous selection of paintings, drawings, and prints by some of the world’s most significant artists who came to Florida from 1823 to 1950 to capture the “Sunshine State.”
Discover how one spectacular building project revolutionized Miami, how one man’s moxie helped turn a fractious tropical city into a cultural capital of the Americas. In Center of Dreams, New York Times bestselling author Les Standiford tells the inspiring story of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop
Pub Date: 9/9/2014
In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, much of what is now the western United States was known
as Alta California, a distant corner of New Spain. The presidios, missions, and
pueblos of the region have yielded a rich trove of ceramics materials, though
they have been sparsely analyzed in the literature. Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California examines those materials to reinterpret the economic position of Alta California in the Spanish Colonial Empire.
Edited by Yumi Park Huntington, Dean E. Arnold, and Johanna Minich
Pub Date: 10/18/2018
This is the first volume to bring together archaeology, anthropology, and art history in the analysis of pre-Columbian pottery. While previous research on ceramic artifacts has been divided by these three disciplines, this volume shows how integrating these approaches provides new understandings of many different aspects of Ancient American societies.
The Challenge of Blackness examines the history and legacy of the Institute of the Black World (IBW), one of the most important Black Freedom Struggle organizations to emerge in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.