Offering innovative ways of looking at existing data, as well as compelling new information, about Florida’s past, this volume updates current archaeological interpretations and demonstrates the use of new and improved tools to answer larger questions.
Exploring various methodological and theoretical approaches to pre-Columbian visual culture, the essays in this volume reconstruct dynamic accounts of Native American history across the U.S. Southeast.
Edited by Silvia Hirsch, Paola Canova, and Mercedes Biocca
Pub Date: 10/12/2021
This volume traces the socioeconomic and environmental changes taking place in the Gran Chaco, a vast and richly biodiverse ecoregion in South America, illuminating how the region’s many indigenous groups are negotiating these transformations in their own terms.
Edited by Sophia Krzys Acord, Kevin S. Jones, Marsha Bryant, Debra Dauphin-Jones, and Pamela Hupp
Pub Date: 9/28/2021
This textbook supports the Impact of Materials on Society course and teaching materials, developed with the Materials Research Society. The textbook offers an exploration into materials (including ceramics, clay, concrete, glass, metals, and polymers) and the relationship with technologies and social structures. The textbook was developed by an interdisciplinary team from Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida, including anthropologists, sociologists, historians, media studies experts, classicists, and more.
Including the languages of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and their Creoles, and encompassing an interdisciplinary range of sources, this volume is a dictionary of 21,000 terms related to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality used in Latin America over the past five centuries.
Showcasing over 450 unpublished and lesser-known images, this first photographic history of the Space Shuttle program traces the growth of the program from 1965 to 1982, from initial concept through its first four space flights.
This richly illustrated volume highlights the history of Islamic cosmopolitanism as documented through works of art from the eighth century to the present, examining artistic exchange between Muslim and non-Muslim societies.