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Archaeology 2017

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2017 CATALOGUE

ARCHAEOLOGY

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CONTENTS

1 EUROPE

3 AMERICAN STUDIES IN PAPYROLOGY

6 AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

8 ASIA PACIFIC

11 THE AMERICAS

22 THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN
ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

23 ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHODS AND THEORY

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EUROPE 1
HIGHLIGHTS

THE ROMAN COMMUNITY AT THEORETICAL APPROACHES
TABLE DURING THE PRINCIPATE TO THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF
ANCIENT GREECE
New & Expanded Edition
Manipulating Material Culture
John F. Donahue
Edited by L.C. Nevett
Jul 2017 392pp, 3 drawings, 12 photos, 9 tables
Feb 2017 368pp, 46 figures, 9 tables
9780472036950 Paperback £42.50 / €49.00
9780472130238 Hardback £90.50 / €105.00
On its initial publication, this book broke new
ground with its approach to the integral place of Offers a series of case studies exploring how a
feasting in ancient Roman culture and the unique theoretical approach to the archaeology of this area
power of food to unite and to separate its recipients provides insight into aspects of ancient society.
along class lines throughout the Empire. This An introductory section exploring the emergence
expanded edition includes significant new material and growth of theoretical approaches is followed
on current trends in food studies. by examinations of the potential insights these
approaches provide.
University of Michigan Press
University of Michigan Press

2 EUROPE

ANCIENT PSYCHOACTIVE THE HELLENISTIC, ROMAN, AND
SUBSTANCES MEDIEVAL GLASS FROM COSA

Edited by Scott M. Fitzpatrick David Frederick Grose
Apr 2018 288pp Edited by Russell Scott
9780813056708 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
Aug 2017 304pp, 510 images
For full details of this title, please see page 7.
University Press of Florida 9780472130627 Hardback £84.95 / €98.00
Supplements to the Memoirs of the
BONES OF COMPLEXITY American Academy in Rome

Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social The research and analysis presented here are the work of
Organization and Skeletal Biology the late David Frederick Grose, who began this project
Edited by Haagen D. Klaus, Amanda R. Harvey & when no other city site excavations in Italy focused
Mark N. Cohen on ancient glass. His study traces the evolution of
manufacturing techniques from core-formed vessels
Feb 2017 480pp, 63 b&w images, 4 maps to free blown glass, and it documents changes in taste
9780813062235 Hardback £110.00 / €125.00 and style that were characteristic of the western glass
Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local, industry throughout its long history.
Regional, and Global University of Michigan Press

For full details of this title, please see page 7. THE PEOPLE OF PALOMAS
University Press of Florida
Neandertals from the Sima de las Palomas del
THE COUNTRY WHERE MY HEART IS Cabezo Gordo, Southeastern Spain
Edited by Erik Trinkaus & Michael J. Walker
Historical Archaeologies of Nationalism and
National Identity Apr 2017 328pp, 135 colour, 7 b&w photos, 69 figures, 112 tables
Edited by Alasdair Brooks & Natascha Mehler
9781623494797 Hardback £63.95 / €74.00
Mar 2017 304pp, 39 b&w images Texas A&M University Anthropology Series, Vol. 19
9780813054339 Hardback £95.50 / €110.00
Presents the first detailed overview of the human fossil
Drawing on studies covering the period 1500 AD to assemblage found at the Sima de las Palomas site.
the present, this volume explores the archaeology of While scientific discussion continues regarding the
the period in which modern nationalism developed. precise impact of Neandertals upon modern human
Approaching the topic from a broad international physiology and biology, this work adds significantly to
perspective, this volume features case studies from our knowledge of the human fossil record of the Late
Northwestern and Central Europe, the Mediterranean, Pleistocene.
and the Americas. Contributors show how shared social Texas A&M University Press
identities engaged with national identities in these
regions as modern nation-states first began to emerge. BESTSELLER
University Press of Florida
POMPEIAN HOUSEHOLDS
DISCARDED, DISCOVERED, COLLECTED
An Analysis of the Material Culture
The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection Penelope M. Allison
Arthur Verhoogt
2004 255pp
Oct 2017 216pp, 64 photos, 5 charts
9780472053643 Paperback £42.50 / €49.00 9780917956966 Paperback £46.95 / €52.00
9780472073641 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00 Monographs, Vol. 42

Details how people who study papyri carry out their Studies of Pompeian material culture have traditionally
work, and how papyri contribute to our understanding been dominated by art historical approaches, but
of various aspects of the ancient Greco-Roman world. recently there has been a renewed and burgeoning
Translations of the ancient texts are presented so that interest in Pompeian houses for studies of Roman
the reader can experience some of the excitement that domestic behaviour. This book is concerned with
comes with reading original documents from many contextualised Pompeian household artefacts and
centuries ago. their role in deepening understanding of household
University of Michigan Press behaviour at Pompeii.
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press

EUROPE 3

RITUAL MATTERS AMERICAN STUDIES IN PAPYROLOGY

Material Remains and Now distributed by University of Michigan Press
Ancient Religion
Edited by Claudia Moser & American Studies in Papyrology is the flagship series for
Jennifer Knust the Society. Monographs include not only editions
of papyri and ostraca - literary, subliterary, and
Nov 2017 152pp, 49 figures, documentary; Greek, Coptic, and otherwise - but also
7 tables the various histories that can be written from the study
9780472130573 Hardback of papyrological texts.
£68.95 / €80.00
Supplements to the Memoirs For more details on previously published volumes within
of the American Academy this series, please contact Eurospan.
in Rome
THE NEW EPIGRAMS OF PALLADAS
This volume, which features work by internationally
renowned scholars of ancient religions and archaeology, A Fragmentary Papyrus Codex
represents a significant contribution to the material (P.CtYBR Inv. 4000)
approach of studying the ancient Mediterranean’s Kevin Wilkinson
diverse religious practices. The range of topics covered
includes funerary remains, sacrificial practices, “magic,” 2013 236pp
Roman altars, imperial reliefs and statuary, and the role 9780979975851 Hardback £53.50 / €61.00
of sacred books.
University of Michigan Press Among other points of interest, there is a satire of the
victory titles claimed by the emperors Diocletian and
USE-WEAR ANALYSIS Galerius, a lament on the destruction of Alexandria,
OF FLAKED STONE a curious mention of the sufferings of the Egyptian
TOOLS goddess Triphis, and lampoons of men from
Hermopolis.
Patrick C. Vaughan
Jun 2017 216pp PAPYROLOGICAL TEXTS IN HONOR OF
9780816535828 Paperback ROGER S. BAGNALL
£37.50 / €43.00
Century Collection Rodney Ast & Helene Cuvigny
2013 392pp
Details the use-wear analysis 9780979975868 Hardback £74.50 / €86.00
of a set of stone tools recovered during the excavation
of Cassegros Cave, in southwestern France. The study Contains 70 new or substantially revised editions
combines low-power and high-power microwear of documentary and non-documentary papyri and
approaches and develops their potential for use on a ostraca from Egypt edited by an international team of
wider range of lithic and contact materials than have specialists. Texts span the 7th century B.C.E. to the 9th
been reported previously. century C.E.
The University of Arizona Press
A PROSOPOGRAPHY OF
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students on your course. For further details 2011 634pp
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An annotated record of every person attested in the
Byzantine-era papyri from the middle Egyptian village of
Aphrodito. For each entry, the author lists all the relevant
texts and all known information about that person’s
social status, political position and family relations with a
summary of activities for each attestation.

4 EUROPE

AMERICAN STUDIES IN PAPYROLOGY TO MEGA BIBLION

A SIXTH-CENTURY TAX REGISTER Book-Ends, End-Titles, and Coronides in
FROM THE HERMOPOLITE NOME Papyri with Hexametric Poetry
Francesca Schironi
Roger S. Bagnall et al
2011 230pp 2010 250pp
9780979975844 Hardback £53.50 / €61.00 9780979975806 Hardback £93.50 / €110.00

This is the most complete documentary codex from Offers a systematic and chronological investigation into
6th-century Egypt. The codex details money taxes paid the nature and development of end-titles in papyrus
by landowners at the village of Temseu Skordon and the rolls and codices of hexameter poetry from the III
hamlet Topos Demeou in the Hermopolite Nome. The century B.C. through the VI century A.D. The discussion
language is Greek but with extensive Coptic influence. of individual papyri and summation of the results are
rich and informative.
A TRANSPORTATION ARCHIVE FROM
FOURTH-CENTURY OXYRHYNCHUS IN PURSUIT OF INVISIBILITY

K.A. Worp Ritual Texts from Late Roman Egypt
Edited by P.J. Sijpesteijn, T. Gagos & Arthur Verhoogt Richard Phillips
2011 240pp
9780979975837 Hardback £47.95 / €55.00 2009 160pp
9780970059192 Hardback £52.95 / €61.00
Includes 27 Greek papyri concerned with the transport
of grain from Oxyrhynchus to Alexandria and Pelusium. Presents an examination of invisibility in the context of
Each text is presented with an introduction, Greek the Greco-Roman world, from the role invisibility enjoys
text, English translation, and explanatory notes. In the as a literary motif to the ritual spells whose logos and
introduction the authors discuss the process of grain praxis in magic papyri promise the individual that he will
transport in fourth century C.E. move about unseen by others.

MONASTIC ESTATES IN LATE ANTIQUE
AND EARLY ISLAMIC EGYPT

Ostraca, Papyri, and Studies in Honour of
Sarah Clackson
Anne Boud’hors, James Clackson & Catherine Lewis

2009 285pp
9780970059185 Hardback £74.50 / €86.00

Includes editions of previously unpublished ostraca and
papyri, or of revised and expanded editions of previously
published items, and nine essays addressing socio-
economic and religious issues that impacted the
monastic communities of Egypt during Late Antiquity
and the Early Islamic period.

IT IS OUR FATHER WHO WRITES

Orders from the Monastery of Apollo at Bawit
Sarah Clackson

2008 265pp
9780970059154 Hardback £53.50 / €61.00

Presents editions of ninety-one papyri associated with
the day-to-day administration of the Monastery of
Apollo at Bawit during the VIII century, seventy-eight of
which are published for the first time.

EUROPE 5

PAPYRI IN MEMORY OF ESSAYS AND TEXTS IN HONOR OF
P. J. SIJPESTEIJN J. DAVID THOMAS

Edited by A.J.B. Sirks & K.A. Worp Traianos Gagos & Roger S. Bagnall

2007 350pp 2001 290pp

9780970059109 Hardback £120.00 / €135.00 9780970059130 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00

Presents editions of some seventy-five previously A collection of nine essays focused on military and
unpublished papyri (mostly Greek), twenty-four ostraca, administrative institutions in the ancient world, and
and two late-antique images from textiles. This volume supplemented by a presentation of thirty texts in Greek
includes extensive commentary and photos for all texts, and Latin written on papyrus and wooden fragments,
with the requisite indices. some unpublished.

ANNOTATIONS IN GREEK AND LATIN CHECKLIST OF EDITIONS OF GREEK,
TEXTS FROM EGYPT LATIN, DEMOTIC AND COPTIC PAPYRI,
OSTRACA AND TABLETS
Kathleen McNamee
2007 600pp Fifth Edition
John F. Oates
9780970059178 Hardback £135.00 / €155.00
2001 136pp
This corpus of marginal and interlinear notes from the 9780970059147 Hardback £21.50 / €25.00
Greek and Latin literary papyri of Egypt is arranged
alphabetically by author (from Aeschylus to Xenophon) The primary purpose of the Checklist is to provide
and the papyri themselves identified by their ‘Mertens-Pack for scholars and librarians a ready bibliography of all
3’ number; the Adespota, both poetry and prose, follow. monographic volumes, both current and out-of-print,
of Greek, Latin, Demotic, and Coptic texts on papyrus,
GREEK DOCUMENTARY PAPYRI parchment, ostraca, or wood tablets.
FROM EGYPT IN THE BERLIN
AEGYPTISCHES MUSEUM American Society of Papyrologists
(P. BERL COHEN) University of Michigan Press

Nahum Cohen
2006 225pp

9780970059161 Hardback £47.95 / €55.00

Twenty documentary papyri of the Roman period from
the collection of the Aegyptisches Museum-Berlin are
published here for the first time. All texts are equipped
with full commentary and recent bibliography on relevant
issues, as well as black-and-white photographs of each
piece. The requisite indices complete the volume.

A YALE PAPYRUS IN THE
BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND
MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY III

Paul Schubert

2001 105pp

9780970059116 Hardback £37.50 / €43.00

This papyrus is a return of taxable private land for the
village of Philadelphia dating from A.D. 216/217. The
register, divided into three parts, includes five entries
of Alexandrian officials, followed by a dozen entries
recording local magistrates and people of archon
rank, and finally a list of all the private land owners in
alphabetical order.

6 AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST
AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

HIGHLIGHTS

LIFE AND DEATH ON THE NILE RECORDING VILLAGE LIFE

A Bioethnography of Three Ancient A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt
Nubian Communities
Jennifer A. Cromwell
George J. Armelagos & Dennis P. Van Gerven
Nov 2017 344pp, 6 tables, 34 figures
Oct 2017 288pp, 166 b&w images
9780472130481 Hardback £95.50 / €110.00
9780813054452 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
New Texts from Ancient Cultures
A monumental synthesis of a half century of
research, this book investigates three communities Presents a close study of over 140 Coptic texts
from the ancient Nubian civilisation of the Nile written between 724 and 756 CE by a single scribe,
River Valley. Excavations in this region first inspired Aristophanes son of Johannes, of the village Djeme
the “biocultural approach” to human biology now in western Thebes. These texts yield a wealth of
used by anthropologists worldwide, and this work knowledge about social and economic changes
exemplifies the very best of this perspective. happening at both the community and country-
wide levels during the early years of Islamic rule
University Press of Florida in Egypt.

University of Michigan Press

AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST 7

AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGY THE DESERT FAYUM REINVESTIGATED
WITHOUT FRONTIERS
The Early to Mid-Holocene Landscape
Papers from the 2014 PanAfrican Archaeology of the Fayum North Shore,
Archaeological Association Congress Egypt
Edited by Karim Sadr, Amanda Esterhuysen & Edited by Simon J. Holdaway & Willeke Wendrich
Christine Sievers
May 2017 292pp, 111 figures, 61 tables
Jun 2017 264pp
9781938770098 Hardback £101.00 / €113.00
9781776140343 Paperback £38.95 / €45.00
The Neolithic is thought to have arrived in Egypt via
Confronting national, linguistic and disciplinary diffusion from an origin in southwest Asia, relatively
boundaries, contributors to this work argue against late compared to neighbouring locations. The authors
artificial limits and divisions created through the study of this volume suggest an alternative approach to
of “ages” that in reality overlap and cannot and should understanding the development of food production in
not be understood in isolation. Papers are drawn from Egypt based on the results of new fieldwork in
the proceedings of the 14th PanAfrican Archaeological the Fayum.
Association Congress. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press
Wits University Press
BESTSELLER
ANCIENT PSYCHOACTIVE
SUBSTANCES FLINDERS PETRIE

Edited by Scott M. Fitzpatrick A Life in Archaeology
Apr 2018 288pp Margaret S. Drower

9780813056708 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00 1995 522pp, 90 halftones

Tracing evidence of mind-altering substances across 9780299146245 Paperback £36.50 / €40.00
a diverse range of ancient cultures, this collection Wisconsin Studies in Classics
explores how and why past civilisations harvested,
manufactured, and consumed drugs. Case studies Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern
examine the use of stimulants, narcotics, and Egyptology” and was one of the pioneers of modern
depressants by hunter-gatherers who roamed Africa and archaeology. Here Drower, a student of his in the
Eurasia, prehistoric communities in North and South 1930s, traces his life from his boyhood, when he was
America, and Maya kings and queens. already a budding scholar, to his stunning career in the
University Press of Florida deserts of Egypt.
The University of Wisconsin Press
BONES OF COMPLEXITY

Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social
Organization and Skeletal Biology
Edited by Haagen D. Klaus, Amanda R. Harvey &
Mark N. Cohen

Feb 2017 480pp, 63 b&w images, 4 maps

9780813062235 Hardback £110.00 / €125.00
Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local,
Regional, and Global

Drawing on wide-ranging studies of prehistoric human
remains from Europe, northern Africa, Asia, and the
Americas, this ground-breaking volume explores how
social structure can be reflected in the human skeleton.
University Press of Florida

8 AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

GETTING RICH IN ASIA PACIFIC
LATE ANTIQUE
EGYPT ABUNDANCE AND RESILIENCE

Ryan E. McConnell Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua’i
Edited by Julie S. Field & Michael W. Graves
Jul 2017 160pp, 1 table, 2 figures
Sep 2017 288pp, 53 b&w images
9780472130382 Hardback 9780824875145 Paperback £29.95 / €35.00
£68.95 / €80.00 At the base of a steep cliff towering some 500 feet
New Texts from Ancient Cultures above the coast of the remote Na Pali district on the
island of Kaua’i, lies the spectacular historical and
Papyrologists and historians archaeological site at Nu’alolo Kai. The essays in this
have taken a lively interest in volume detail the work of archaeologists who have
the Apion family, which rose been compiling and studying the animal remains
from local prominence in rural Middle Egypt to become recovered from excavations at the site.
one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in University of Hawai’i Press
the Eastern Roman Empire. This work discusses how
the Apions’ wealth was generated and what role their
Egyptian estate played in that growth.
University of Michigan Press

THE HISTORY AND
ARCHAEOLOGY
OF JAFFA 2

Edited by Aaron A. Burke,
Katherine Strange Burke &
Martin Peilstöcker

Oct 2017 296pp

9781938770111 Hardback
£101.00 / €113.00
Monumenta Archaeologica,
Vol. 41

Since 2007 the Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project has
endeavoured to bring to light the vast archaeological
and historical record of the site of Jaffa in Israel. This
volume is a collection of independent studies and final
reports on smaller excavations that do not require
individual book-length treatments.
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press

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HIGHLIGHTS ANCIENT PSYCHOACTIVE
SUBSTANCES
ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE
SOLOMON ISLANDS Edited by Scott M. Fitzpatrick
Apr 2018 288pp
Richard Walter & Peter Sheppard 9780813056708 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
Sep 2017 192pp, 49 maps, 33 colour, 17 b&w images,
28 diagrams, 9 graphs, 5 tables For full details of this title, please see page 7.
9780824875374 Paperback £44.95 / €52.00 University Press of Florida
This synthesis of Solomon Island archaeology
draws together all the research that has taken BONES OF
place in the field over the past 50 years. It takes a COMPLEXITY
multidisciplinary theoretical and methodological
approach and considers the work of archaeologists, Bioarchaeological
environmental scientists, anthropologists Case Studies of Social
and historians. Organization and
University of Hawai’i Press Skeletal Biology
Edited by Haagen D. Klaus,
Amanda R. Harvey &
Mark N. Cohen

Feb 2017 480pp,
63 b&w images, 4 maps
9780813062235 Hardback
£110.00 / €125.00
Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local,
Regional, and Global

For full details of this title, please see page 7.
University Press of Florida

CRITICAL THEORY AND THE
ANTHROPOLOGY OF HERITAGE
LANDSCAPES

Melissa F. Baird
Dec 2017 176pp, 9 b&w photos, 3 maps
9780813056562 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00
Cultural Heritage Studies

Explores the sociopolitical contexts of heritage
landscapes, paying special attention to sites with
deep indigenous histories – Uluru-Kata Tjuta National
Park and the Burrup Peninsula along the Pilbara Coast
in Australia, the Altai Mountains of northwestern
Mongolia, and Prince William Sound in Alaska.
University Press of Florida

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HIRI IMPRINTS OF KINSHIP

Archaeology of Long-Distance Maritime Trade Studies of Recently Discovered Bronze
along the South Coast of Papua New Guinea Inscriptions from Ancient China
Robert John Skelly & Bruno David Edward L. Shaughnessy

Mar 2017 608pp, 234 b&w images May 2017 250pp
9780824853662 Hardback £90.50 / €105.00
9789629966393 Hardback £46.95 / €52.00
In the late 1800s, missionaries in Papua New Guinea
began to observe large fleets of indigenous sailing ships Recent excavations of bronze artefacts from the Western
in present-day Port Moresby. Each year the women of Zhou dynasty (1046–771 B.C.) provide the focus for
nearby villages manufactured thousands of pots to this collection of essays, which analyse the nature
be loaded onto the ships and sailed westward. Robert and patterns of lineages emerging from the tombs
Skelly and Bruno David investigate the origins of this of ancient lords of states and historically significant
indigenous maritime trade system. individuals located throughout China, including Beijing,
University of Hawai’i Press Shandong, Shanxi, and Gansu.
The Chinese University Press
HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF
EARLY MODERN COLONIALISM IN MONASTERY, MONUMENT, MUSEUM
ASIA-PACIFIC, VOLUME I
Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory
The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Maurizio Peleggi
Regions
Edited by María Cruz Berrocal & Cheng-hwa Tsang Oct 2017 272pp, 9 colour, 27 b&w images

Nov 2017 368pp, 58 b&w images 9780824866068 Hardback £65.95 / €76.00
9780813054759 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
Ranging across the longue durée of Thailand’s
Case studies from Alofi, Vanuatu, the Marianas, history, this work is an eminently readable and
Hawai‘i, Guam, and Taiwan compare the original contribution to the study of the kingdom’s
development of colonialism across different islands. art and culture. Eschewing issues of dating, style, and
Contributors discuss human settlement before iconography, historian Maurizio Peleggi addresses
the arrival of Dutch, French, British, and Spanish distinct types of artefacts and artworks as both the
explorers, tracing major exchange routes that were products and vehicles of cultural memory.
active as early as the tenth century. University of Hawai’i Press
University Press of Florida
TANGATATAU ROCKSHELTER
HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF
EARLY MODERN COLONIALISM IN The Evolution of an Eastern Polynesian
ASIA-PACIFIC, VOLUME II Socio-Ecosystem
Edited by Patrick Vinton Kirch
The Asia-Pacific Region
Edited by María Cruz Berrocal & Cheng-hwa Tsang May 2017 348pp, 172 figures, 48 tables

Nov 2017 288pp, 65 b&w images 9781938770104 Hardback £101.00 / €113.00
9780813054766 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
Tangatatau Rockshelter on Mangaia Island in the
Essays show the complexity and significance of Southern Cook Islands, excavated by a multidisciplinary
maritime trade during European colonisation by team in 1989-1991, produced one of the richest
investigating galleon wrecks in Manila, Japan’s stratigraphic sequences of artefacts, faunal assemblages,
porcelain exports, and Spanish coins discovered off and archaeobotanical materials in Eastern Polynesia.
China’s coast. More than seventy radiocarbon dates provide a tight
University Press of Florida chronology from AD 1000 to European contact in
about 1800.
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press

THE AMERICAS THE AMERICAS 11

HIGHLIGHTS

ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMOTE GREAT BASIN ROCK ART
SENSING IN NORTH AMERICA
Archaeological Perspectives
Innovative Techniques for
Anthropological Applications Edited by Angus R. Quinlan
Edited by Duncan P. McKinnon & Bryan S. Haley
Jul 2017 168pp
Sep 2017 304pp, 71 b&w figures
9781943859559 Paperback £31.95 / €37.00
9780817319595 Hardback £63.95 / €74.00
Rock art is one of humankind’s most ancient
Presents the latest on the rapidly growing use forms of artistic expression, and one of its most
of innovative archaeological remote sensing for enigmatic. In this work, twelve rock art researchers
anthropological applications in North America. This examine a number of significant sites from the
is a must-have volume for today’s archaeologist. dual perspectives of settlement archaeology and
The University of Alabama Press contemporary Native American interpretations of
rock art’s role in their cultural past.

University of Nevada Press

12 THE AMERICAS

HIGHLIGHTS

ISLAND SHORES, DISTANT PASTS THE PLACE OF STONE

Archaeological and Biological Approaches Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America’s
to the Pre-Columbian Settlement of Indigenous Past
the Caribbean
Edited by Scott M. Fitzpatrick & Ann H. Ross Douglas Hunter

Feb 2017 264pp, 50 line drawings Oct 2017 352pp, 12 halftones, 1 map

9780813054681 Paperback £28.95 / €33.00 9781469634401 Hardback £37.50 / €43.00

Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Claimed by many to be the most frequently
Local, Regional, and Global documented artefact in American archaeology,
Dighton Rock is a forty-ton boulder covered in
This collection synthesises our archaeological petroglyphs in southern Massachusetts. In this
and biological knowledge about the pre-Columbian fascinating story, Douglas Hunter uses Dighton Rock
settlement of the Caribbean and highlights to reveal the long, complex history of colonisation,
the various techniques we can use to analyse American archaeology, and the conceptualisation of
human migration and settlement patterns Indigenous people.
throughout history.
The University of North Carolina Press
University Press of Florida

THE AMERICAS 13

HIGHLIGHTS

RETHINKING THE AZTEC ECONOMY TALKING STONE

Edited by Deborah L. Nichols, Frances F. Berdan & Rock Art of the Cosos
Michael E. Smith
Paul Goldsmith
Apr 2017 352pp, 29 b&w images, 4 maps, 25 tables
Jul 2017 112pp, 160 colour photos
9780816535514 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00
9781607815570 Paperback £21.50 / €25.00
Amerind Studies in Anthropology
Hidden away in the canyons of a highly restricted
With its rich archaeological and historical record, the military base on the edge of the Mojave Desert is the
Aztec empire provides an intriguing opportunity largest concentration of rock art in North America,
to understand the dynamics and structure of early possibly in the world. Images of animals, shamans,
states and empires. This work brings together and puzzling abstract forms were painted on stone
leading scholars to synthesise and examine the over thousands of years by a now long-gone culture.
nature of goods and their movements across rural This work is an investigation of this art.
and urban landscapes in Mesoamerica.
The University of Utah Press
The University of Arizona Press

14 THE AMERICAS

ANCIENT PSYCHOACTIVE THE ARCHAEOLOGY, ETHNOHISTORY,
SUBSTANCES AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE
MARISMAS NACIONALES
Edited by Scott M. Fitzpatrick
Apr 2018 288pp The Prehistoric Pacific Littoral of Sinaloa and
9780813056708 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00 Nayarit, Mexico
Edited by Michael S. Foster
For full details of this title, please see page 7.
University Press of Florida Aug 2017 600pp, 192 Images, 30 maps

ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON 9781607815617 Hardback £74.50 / €86.00
THE FRENCH IN THE NEW WORLD
Between 1967 and 1975 archaeologists from SUNY-
Edited by Elizabeth M. Scott Buffalo led a multidisciplinary project in the Marismas
Feb 2017 272pp, 48 b&w images Nacionales. This volume provides a much-needed
9780813054391 Hardback £95.50 / €110.00 synthesis of these investigations, drawing from
previously unpublished data and published reports to
Correcting the notion that French influence in the provide a comprehensive look at the region.
Americas was confined mostly to Québec and New The University of Utah Press
Orleans, this collection reveals a wide range of vibrant
French-speaking communities in the Americas both ARCHAEOLOGY, NARRATIVE,
during and long after the end of French colonial rule. AND THE POLITICS OF THE PAST
University Press of Florida
The View from Southern Maryland
ARCHAEOLOGIES OF AFRICAN Julia A. King
AMERICAN LIFE IN THE UPPER
MID-ATLANTIC Jun 2017 312pp

Edited by Michael J. Gall & Richard F. Veit 9781621902867 Paperback £31.95 / €37.00
Oct 2017 288pp, 41 b&w figures, 4 tables
9780817319656 Hardback £74.50 / €86.00 In this innovative work, Julia King moves nimbly among
a variety of sources and disciplinary approaches to show
Provides insights into the archaeology and cultural how places take on, convey, and maintain meanings.
history of African American life from a collection of Focusing on the Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland,
sites in the northeastern US. This volume explores the King looks at the ways in which various groups have
archaeology of African American life and cultures in the transformed key landscapes into historical, indeed
Upper Mid-Atlantic region, using sites dating from the sacred, spaces.
eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. University of Tennessee Press
The University of Alabama Press
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF HOUSES
THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF AND HOUSEHOLDS IN THE
PUEBLO SAN MARCOS NATIVE SOUTHEAST

Change and Stability Benjamin A. Steere
Edited by Ann F. Ramenofsky & Kari L. Schleher Mar 2017 232pp, 38 b&w figures, 17 tables

Nov 2017 400pp 9780817319496 Hardback £58.50 / €68.00
9780826358349 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00 Archaeology of the American South: New Directions and
Perspectives
San Marcos, one of the largest late prehistoric Pueblo
settlements along the Rio Grande, was a significant Explores the evolution of houses and households in the
social, political, and economic hub both before Spanish southeastern US from the Woodland to the Historic
colonisation and through the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Indian period (ca. 200 BC to AD 1800). This work
This volume provides the definitive record of a decade contributes enormously to the study of household
of archaeological investigations at San Marcos. archaeology and domestic architecture in the region.
University of New Mexico Press The University of Alabama Press

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ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE EVERGLADES BEFORE THE PIONEERS

John W. Griffin Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding
Mar 2017 432pp, 43 figures of Miami
Andrew K. Frank
9780813054803 Paperback £33.95 / €40.00
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series May 2017 160pp, 10 b&w photos
9780813054513 Hardback £18.50 / €21.00
Places the human occupation of the Everglades Florida in Focus
within the context of South Florida’s unique natural
environmental systems and documents, for the first Formed seemingly out of steel, glass, and concrete, with
time, the little known but relatively extensive pre- millions of residents from around the globe, Miami has
Columbian occupation of the interior portion of ancient roots that can be hard to imagine today. This work
the region. takes readers back through forgotten eras to the stories
University Press of Florida of the people who shaped the land along the Miami River
long before most modern histories of the city begin.
THE ARCHAIC SOUTHWEST University Press of Florida

Foragers in an Arid Land BONES OF COMPLEXITY
Edited by Bradley J. Vierra
Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social
Nov 2017 480pp, 130 images, 22 maps Organization and Skeletal Biology
Edited by Haagen D. Klaus, Amanda R. Harvey &
9781607815808 Hardback £63.95 / €74.00 Mark N. Cohen

Although humans in the Southwest were hunter- Feb 2017 480pp, 63 b&w images, 4 maps
gatherers for about 85 percent of their history, the 9780813062235 Hardback £110.00 / €125.00
majority of the archaeological research in the region Bioarchaeological Interpretations of the Human Past: Local,
has focused on the Formative period. In recent years, Regional, and Global
however, the amount of data on the Archaic period has
grown exponentially due to the magnitude of cultural For full details of this title, please see page 7.
resource management projects in this region. This is the University Press of Florida
first volume to synthesise this new data
The University of Utah Press

BEFORE KUKULKÁN

Bioarchaeology of Maya Life, Death, and
Identity at Classic Period Yaxuná
Vera Tiesler et al

Nov 2017 400pp, 124 b&w images, 16 page colour insert with
23 colour images, 28 tables

9780816532643 Hardback £84.95 / €98.00

Illuminates human lifeways in the northern Maya
lowlands prior to the rise of Chichén Itzá. This work is
anchored in three decades of interdisciplinary research
at the Classic Maya capital of Yaxuná, located at a
contentious crossroads of the northern Maya lowlands.
The University of Arizona Press

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THE CAROLINA BACKCOUNTRY THE COUNTRY WHERE MY HEART IS
VENTURE
Historical Archaeologies of Nationalism and
Tradition, Capital, and Circumstance in the National Identity
Development of Camden and the Wateree Edited by Alasdair Brooks & Natascha Mehler
Valley, 1740-1810
Kenneth E. Lewis Mar 2017 304pp, 39 b&w illustrations
9780813054339 Hardback £95.50 / €110.00
Apr 2017 448pp
For full details of this title, please see page 2.
9781611177442 Hardback £63.95 / €74.00 University Press of Florida

Offers a historical, geographical, and archaeological CRITICAL THEORY AND THE
investigation of the development of Camden, South ANTHROPOLOGY OF HERITAGE
Carolina, and the Wateree River Valley during the second LANDSCAPES
half of the eighteenth century. The result of extensive
field and archival work, this publication examines the Melissa F. Baird
economic and social processes responsible for change. Dec 2017 176pp, 9 b&w photos, 3 maps
The University of South Carolina Press 9780813056562 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00
Cultural Heritage Studies
CHRONOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF
TSEGI PHASE SITES IN For full details of this title, please see page 9.
NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA University Press of Florida

Jeffrey S. Dean CUBAN CULTURAL HERITAGE

May 2017 224pp A Rebel Past for a Revolutionary Nation
Pablo Alonso González
9780816535729 Paperback £31.95 / €37.00
Century Collection Feb 2018 320pp, 54 b&w images, 6 maps
9780813056630 Hardback £90.50 / €105.00
Presents archaeological and chronological data on Cultural Heritage Studies
thirteen Tsegi Phase sites in the area of Tsegi Canyon
in northeastern Arizona. Analysis of 386 dated tree- Explores the role that cultural heritage and museums
ring specimens from thirteen Tsegi Phase sites has played in the construction of a national identity in
produced a considerable body of detailed chronological postcolonial Cuba, starting with independence from
information relevant to each site and to the phase. Spain in 1898 and moving through Cuban-American
The University of Arizona Press rapprochement in 2014.
University Press of Florida

DRY CREEK

Archaeology and Paleoecology of a Late
Pleistocene Alaskan Hunting Camp
W. Roger Powers, R. Dale Guthrie & John F. Hoffecker
Edited by Ted Goebel

Apr 2017 288pp, 92 colour photos, 26 b&w photos, 8 line art,
1 map, 44 tables
9781623495381 Hardback £53.50 / €61.00
Peopling of the Americas Publications

With cultural remains dated unequivocally to
13,000 calendar years ago, this work assumed major
importance upon its excavation and study by W. Roger
Powers. Containing the original research, this book
updates and reconsiders Dry Creek in light of recent
discoveries and analysis.
Texas A&M University Press

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FIT FOR WAR FRONTIERS OF COLONIALISM

Sustenance and Order in the Edited by Christine D. Beaule
Mid-Eighteenth-Century Catawba Nation
Mary Elizabeth Fitts Jul 2017 368pp, 41 b&w images, 21 maps

Mar 2017 384pp, 66 b&w images, 11 maps 9780813054346 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
9781683400059 Hardback £84.95 / €98.00
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series Bringing together case studies of prehistoric and
historic sites from Western and non-Western contexts,
The Catawba Nation played an important role in this volume makes the claim that colonialism can and
the early colonial Southeast, yet it has been largely should be compared across radically different time
overlooked by scholars and the public. This work periods and locations.
explains how the Nation maintained its sovereignty University Press of Florida
while continuing to reside in its precolonial homeland
near present-day Charlotte, North Carolina. HARNEY FLATS
University Press of Florida
A Florida Paleoindian Site
FOREIGN OBJECTS I. Randolph Daniel & Michael Wisenbaker

Rethinking Indigenous Consumption in Oct 2017 208pp, 48 b&w images, 8 maps
American Archaeology
Edited by Craig N. Cipolla 9781683400226 Paperback £31.95 / €37.00
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
Feb 2017 304pp, 40 b&w images, 8 tables
9780816531912 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00 Discovered during construction of the I-75 corridor
northeast of Tampa, the site of Harney Flats was a
Explores how indigenous communities have socialised turning point in the archaeology of the south-eastern
foreign objects over time. The book critiques the US. This work describes the excavation, which was
artificial divide between prehistory and history, praised for its state-of-the-art strategy and interpretive
studying instead the long-term indigenous histories methods, and details the objects uncovered and
of consumption, a term typically associated with what they reveal about the lives of the people who
capitalism and modern-world colonialism. used them.
The University of Arizona Press University Press of Florida

FORGING SOUTHEASTERN IDENTITIES HONORING ANCESTORS IN SACRED
SPACE
Social Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and
Folklore of the Mississippian to Early The Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century
Historic South African-Bahamian Cemetery
Edited by Gregory A. Waselkov & Marvin T. Smith Grace Turner

Mar 2017 336pp, 42 b&w figures, 11 tables Nov 2017 176pp, 45 b&w images, 5 maps
9780817319410 Hardback £63.95 / €74.00
9781683400202 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00
These essays represent the various methods used Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
by esteemed scholars today to study how Native
Americans in the distant past created new social Throughout life, black Africans in the Bahamas
identities when old ideas of the self were challenged by possessed material items of various degrees of
changes in circumstance or by historical contingencies. importance to them and within their culture. St.
The University of Alabama Press Matthews was a cemetery in Nassau at the water’s edge
- or sometimes slightly below. This project emerged
from archaeological excavations at this site to identify
and recover materials associated with the interred
before the area was completely developed.
University Press of Florida

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INDIAN MOUNDS OF WISCONSIN JAMESTOWN

Second Edition The Truth Revealed
Robert A. Birmingham & Amy L. Rosebrough William M. Kelso

Oct 2017 304pp, 97 b&w images Apr 2017 288pp, 185 colour and b&w images
9780299313647 Paperback £26.50 / €31.00 9780813939933 Hardback £37.50 / €43.00

More mounds were built by ancient Native Americans Takes us to the soil where the Jamestown colony began,
in Wisconsin than in any other region of North unearthing footprints of a series of structures, to reveal
America–between 15,000 and 20,000, at least 4,000 fascinating evidence of the lives and deaths of the first
of which remain today. This second edition is updated settlers, of their endeavours and struggles, and new
throughout, incorporating new research and satellite insight into their relationships with the Virginia Indians.
imagery. University of Virginia Press
The University of Wisconsin Press
LA BELLE
IN THE EASTERN FLUTED
POINT TRADITION The Archaeology of a Seventeenth-Century
Vessel of New World Colonization
Volume II Edited by James E. Bruseth et al
Edited by Joseph A. M. Gingerich
Apr 2017 916pp, 330 colour and 97 b&w photos, 46 maps,
Dec 2017 528pp, 165 images 2 figures
9781607815785 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00 9781623493615 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series
Highlights the importance of eastern Paleoindian
research in understanding some of the first inhabitants In 1995, underwater archaeologists discovered the
of North America. wreck of La Salle’s La Belle. More than two decades in
The University of Utah Press the making, this book thoroughly documents one of
the most significant North American archaeological
INVESTIGATING THE ORDINARY discoveries of the twentieth century.
Texas A&M University Press
Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology
Edited by Sarah E. Price & Philip J. Carr LAND OF WATER, CITY OF THE DEAD

Jan 2018 272pp, 23 b&w images, 4 maps Religion and Cahokia’s Emergence
9781683400219 Hardback £90.50 / €105.00 Sarah E. Baires
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
May 2017 208pp, 21 b&w figures, 5 tables
Focusing on the daily concerns and routine events of 9780817319526 Hardback £58.50 / €68.00
people in the past, this work argues for a paradigm shift Archaeology of the American South: New Directions and
in the way southeastern archaeologists operate. Instead Perspectives
of dividing archaeological work by time periods or
artefact types, the essays in this volume unite separate Explores the embodiment of religion in the Cahokia land
areas of research through the theme of the everyday. and how places create, make meaningful, and transform
University Press of Florida practices and beliefs. This study reconceptualises
Cahokia’s emergence and expansion, focusing
on understanding a newly imagined religion and
complexity through a non-Western lens.
The University of Alabama Press

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LANDSCAPES OF SOCIAL MAYA E GROUPS
TRANSFORMATION IN THE
SALINAS PROVINCE AND THE Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the
EASTERN PUEBLO WORLD Early Lowlands
Edited by David A. Freidel, Arlen F. Chase & Anne S. Dowd
Katherine A. Spielmann
Oct 2017 260pp, 35 b&w images, 4 page colour inserts, 12 tables Jun 2017 544pp, 132 b&w images, 10 maps

9780816535699 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00 9780813054353 Hardback £135.00 / €155.00
Maya Studies
Investigates relationships between diverse regional and
local changes in the Rio Grande and Salinas areas from In ancient Maya cities, “E Groups” are sets of buildings
1100 to 1500 CE. The contributing authors draw on aligned with the movements of the sun. This volume
the results of sixteen seasons of archaeological survey presents new archaeological data to reveal that E Groups
and excavation in the Salinas Province of central were constructed earlier than previously thought - in
New Mexico. fact, they are the earliest identifiable architectural plan
The University of Arizona Press at many Maya settlements.
University Press of Florida
LANDSCAPES OF THE ITZA
MIMBRES LIFE AND SOCIETY
Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza
and Neighboring Sites The Mattocks Site of Southwestern
Edited by Linnea Wren et al New Mexico
Patricia A. Gilman & Steven A. LeBlanc
Jan 2018 336pp, 69 b&w images
Dec 2017 656pp, 160 b&w images, 100 tables
9780813054964 Hardback £120.00 / €135.00
9780816535637 Hardback £84.95 / €98.00
Chichen Itza, the legendary capital and trading hub of
the late Maya civilisation, continues to fascinate visitors The Mimbres Foundation excavated the Mattocks
and researchers with unanswered questions. Addressing site, containing about 180 surface rooms in addition
many of these debates, this book asks when the city’s to pit structures. This work details the Mattocks site’s
construction was completed, the purposes of its architecture and artefacts, and it includes 160 figures,
famous pyramid and other buildings, and how the city’s showing more than 400 photos of painted vessels from
influence was felt in neighbouring settlements. the site.
University Press of Florida The University of Arizona Press

THE LAST HOUSE AT BRIDGE RIVER MISSISSIPPIAN BEGINNINGS

The Archaeology of an Aboriginal Gregory D. Wilson
Household in British Columbia during Aug 2017 336pp, 35 b&w images, 19 maps
the Fur Trade Period
Edited by Anna Marie Prentiss 9781683400103 Hardback £95.50 / €110.00
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
Jul 2017 368pp, 98 Images, 9 maps
Using fresh evidence and non-traditional ideas, the
9781607815433 Hardback £62.95 / €72.00 contributing authors reconsider the origins of the
Mississippian culture of the North American Midwest
Offers a comprehensive archaeological study of a single- and Southeast (AD 1000-1600). They discuss signs of
house floor and roof deposit dated to approximately migrations, pilgrimages, violent conflicts, and other far-
1835-1858 C.E. Although the Fur Trade period of the flung entanglements that now appear to have shaped
nineteenth century was a time of significant change the early Mississippian past.
for aboriginal peoples in the Pacific Northwest, it is a University Press of Florida
period that is poorly understood. This study offers new
insights.
The University of Utah Press

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NOT SO FAR FROM PAQUIMÉ PLAINVIEW

Essays on the Archaeology of The Enigmatic Paleoindian Artifact Style of
Chihuahua, Mexico the Great Plains
Edited by Jane Holden Kelley & David A. Phillips Edited by Vance T. Holliday, Eileen Johnson &
Ruthann Knudson
Sep 2017 288pp, 49 images, 20 maps
Sep 2017 384pp, 153 images, 18 maps
9781607815723 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00
9781607815747 Hardback £74.50 / €86.00
Archaeologists are slowly peeling back the mysteries
surrounding the Casas Grandes culture of Mexico, The Plainview Paleoindian artefact style was first
although most of that work has focused on the principal recognised in 1947, after numerous projectile points
site of Paquimé and its immediate vicinity. This work were found during excavations of a bison kill site near
probes the southern edge of the Casas Grandes culture Plainview, Texas. This volume unravels the meaning of
area – an area little explored by archaeologists until now. Plainview, detailing what is known about this particular
The University of Utah Press technology and time period.
The University of Utah Press
THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF
THE PUEBLO KATSINA CULT PREHISTORIC GAMES OF NORTH
AMERICAN INDIANS
E. Charles Adams
May 2017 256pp Subarctic to Mesoamerica
Edited by Barbara Voorhies
9780816535651 Paperback £31.95 / €37.00
Century Collection Aug 2017 400pp, 98 Images, 19 maps

Although the age and origin of katsina ceremonialism 9781607815594 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00
have long fascinated scholars, the reasons for its
development have remained unexplored until now. Presents a collection of studies on the ancient games
Here, the author examines the concept of the katsina of indigenous peoples of North America. The authors,
and the religion that developed around it, focusing all archaeologists, muster evidence from artefacts,
on what makes katsinas unique, why the concept archaeological features, ethnography, ethnohistory, and
was developed, and what adaptive value it had for to a lesser extent linguistics and folklore.
prehistoric Pueblo culture. The University of Utah Press
The University of Arizona Press
THE ROSEWOOD MASSACRE
OSHARA REVISITED
An Archaeology and History of Intersectional
The Archaic Period in Northern New Mexico Violence
Nicholas Chapin Edward González-Tennant

Jun 2017 264pp, 31 b&w photos, 6 images, 19 maps, Jan 2018 208pp, 24 b&w images
15 diagrams
9780813056784 Hardback £84.95 / €98.00
9780912535166 Paperback £18.95 / €22.00 Cultural Heritage Studies
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology Anthropological Papers,
Vol. 10 Investigates the 1923 massacre that devastated
the predominantly African American community of
Presents Chapin’s investigation of the sites investigated Rosewood, Florida. The author draws on cutting-
by Cynthia Irwin-Williams between 1966 and 1973 and edge GIS technology, census data, artefacts from
again in the early 1980s as part of the Anasazi Origins excavations, and archaeological theory to explore the
Project in northwestern New Mexico. local circumstances and broader socio-political power
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology structures that led to the massacre.
University of New Mexico Press University Press of Florida

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SIMPLICITY, EQUALITY, AND SLAVERY THE VALUE OF THINGS

An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Prehistoric to Contemporary Commodities in
Virgin Islands, 1740-1780 the Maya Region
John M. Chenoweth Edited by Jennifer P. Mathews & Thomas H. Guderjan

Jan 2017 240pp, 28 b&w images, 7 maps Feb 2017 296pp, 22 b&w images, 14 maps
9781683400110 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00 9780816533527 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
Examines the social and ritual value of commodities in
Inspired by the Quaker ideals of simplicity, equality, and Mesoamerica, providing a new and dynamic temporal
peace, a group of white planters formed a community view of the roles of trade of commodities and elite
in the British Virgin Islands during the eighteenth goods from the prehistoric Maya to the present.
century. Here, the author examines how the community The University of Arizona Press
navigated the contradictions of Quakerism and
plantation ownership. WAR OWL FALLING
University Press of Florida
Innovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in
SURVIVING SPANISH CONQUEST Ancient Maya Society
Markus Eberl
Indian Fight, Flight, and Cultural
Transformation in Hispaniola and Puerto Rico Dec 2017 336pp, 61 b&w images
Karen F. Anderson-Córdova 9780813056555 Hardback £105.00 / €120.00
Maya Studies
Mar 2017 272pp, 7 b&w images, 22 tables, 7 maps
9780817319465 Hardback £68.95 / €80.00 Drawing on archaeological findings from the Maya
Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory lowlands, this work shows how innovation and
creativity led to social change in ancient societies.
Draws on archaeological, historical, and ethnohistorical Markus Eberl discusses the ways eighth-century Maya
sources to elucidate the impacts of sixteenth-century reinvented objects and signs that were associated with
Spanish conquest and colonisation on indigenous nobility, including scepters, ceramic vessels, and the
peoples in the Greater Antilles. symbol of the owl.
The University of Alabama Press University Press of Florida

UNSETTLING MOBILITY WATER FROM STONE

Mediating Mi’kmaw Sovereignty in Archaeology and Conservation at Florida’s
Post-contact Nova Scotia Springs
Michelle Lelièvre Jason O’Donoughue

Apr 2017 288pp, 28 b&w images, 11 maps May 2017 240pp, 22 b&w images, 20 maps
9780816534852 Hardback £63.95 / €74.00 9781683400097 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00
Archaeology of Indigenous-Colonial Interactions in Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
the Americas
Throughout their history, Florida’s springs have
Since contact, attempts by institutions such as the been gathering places for far-flung peoples. Jason
British Crown and the Catholic Church to assimilate O’Donoughue finds that springs began flowing several
indigenous peoples have served to mark those people millennia earlier than previously thought, serving as
as “other” than the settler majority. Here, the author sites of habitation, burials, ritualised feasting, and
examines how mobility has complicated, disrupted, and monument building for Florida’s earliest peoples.
- at times - served this contradiction. University Press of Florida
The University of Arizona Press

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THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE NORTH
ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE AMERICAN FUR TRADE

A series in historical archaeology that focuses on a Michael S. Nassaney
range of significant themes in the development of the May 2017 280pp, 9 b&w images, 22 b&w photos
modern world from an Americanist perspective. While 9780813054698 Paperback £26.50 / €31.00
these studies focus on historical archaeology in America,
they will also have broader application to historical and The North American fur trade left an enduring material
anthropological inquiries in other parts of the world. legacy of the complex interactions between natives
and Europeans. From the sixteenth through nineteenth
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF UTOPIAN AND centuries, the demand for pelts and skins transformed
INTENTIONAL COMMUNITIES America. By synthesising its social, economic, and
ideological effects, Michael Nassaney reveals how this
Stacy C. Kozakavich extractive economy influenced the settlement and
Jan 2018 256pp, 37 b&w images, 4 maps exploitation of North America.
9780813056593 Hardback £84.95 / €98.00
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SMOKING
Utopian and intentional communities have dotted the AND TOBACCO
American landscape since the colonial era, yet only in
recent decades have archaeologists begun analysing the Georgia L. Fox
material culture left behind by these groups. The case 2016 188pp
studies in this volume use archaeological evidence to 9780813054131 Paperback £17.95 / €20.00
reveal how these communities upheld their societal ideals
- and how some diverged from them in everyday life. Analyses the archaeological record to survey the
discovery, production, consumption, and trade of
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF AMERICAN this once staple crop. Georgia Fox also examines
MINING how tobacco use has influenced the evolution of an
American cultural identity, including perceptions
Paul J. White of glamour, individuality, patriotism, class, gender,
Jun 2017 200pp, 36 b&w images ethnicity, and worldliness.
9780813054551 Hardback £79.50 / €92.00
BESTSELLER
Synthesising fifty years of research on American mining
sites that date from colonial times to the present, Paul THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF
White provides an ideal overview of the field for both ALCOHOL AND DRINKING
students and professionals.
Frederick H. Smith
2008 176pp, illustrated throughout
9780813032900 Paperback £25.50 / €28.00 / US$24.95

Through its complex history, alcohol has served many
cultural functions, often constructive ones. This
book identifies key themes associated with alcohol
production, distribution, and consumption. It discusses
industrial and home production of alcoholic beverages
and both public and clandestine drinking.

University Press of Florida

ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHODS AND THEORY 23

ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHODS ARCHAEOLOGY’S
AND THEORY FOOTPRINTS IN THE
MODERN WORLD
HIGHLIGHT
Michael Brian Schiffer
HERITAGE AT THE INTERFACE Mar 2017 336pp, 40 Images

Interpretation and Identity 9781607815334 Paperback
Edited by Glenn Hooper £28.95 / €33.00

Jan 2018 240pp, 13 b&w images What is the social value of
9780813056579Hardback£95.50/€110.00 archaeological research to present-
Cultural Heritage Studies day society? Michael Schiffer
“Provides innovative and exciting insights into answers this question with forty-three case studies
heritage identity, meaning, and belonging from a from a global perspective to demonstrate archaeology’s
global perspective. A welcome addition to the growing diverse scientific and humanistic contributions.
heritage literature.” - The University of Utah Press
Dallen J. Timothy, author of
Cultural Heritage and Tourism BESTSELLER
Bringing together high-profile cultural heritage
sites from around the world, this volume THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF
shows how the term heritage has been used RITUAL
or understood by different groups of people
over time. Edited by Evangelos Kyriakidis
University Press of Florida 2012 319pp

9781931745475 Paperback
£15.95 / €18.00
Cotsen Advanced Seminars, Vol. 3

A wide spectrum of scholars, historians, art historians,
anthropologists, archaeologists, cognitive scientists,
and linguists were all asked to think and comment on
how ritual can be traced in archaeology and on possible
directions for ritual research in the discipline. The outcome
is a collection of papers that is thought provoking, often
controversial, but always of extremely high quality.
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press

EXPLORING SEX AND GENDER IN
BIOARCHAEOLOGY

Edited by Sabrina C. Agarwal & Julie K. Wesp
Apr 2017 312pp

9780826352583 Hardback £90.50 / €105.00

Brings together the latest approaches in bioarchaeology
in the study of sex and gender. Archaeologists have
long used skeletal remains to identify gender. As the
contributors to this volume reveal, combining skeletal
data with contextual information can provide a richer
understanding of life in the past.
University of New Mexico Press

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BESTSELLER THE STRONG CASE APPROACH IN
BEHAVIORAL ARCHAEOLOGY
FORMATION PROCESSES OF THE
ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD Edited by Michael Brian Schiffer, Charles Riggs &
J. Jefferson Reid
Michael B. Schiffer Oct 2017 288pp, 18 images, 6 maps
2002 448pp 9781607815761 Paperback £47.95 / €55.00
9780874805130 Paperback £36.50 / €41.00 Foundations of Archaeological Inquiry

Synthesises the most important principles of cultural By illustrating the strong case approach with convincing
and environmental formation processes. This work case studies from behavioural archaeology, the editors
embodies a vision that the cultural past is knowable, aim to alert the archaeological community about how
but only when the nature of the evidence is thoroughly the process of archaeological inference can be improved.
understood. The University of Utah Press
The University of Utah Press
A WORLD VIEW OF BIOCULTURALLY
MODES OF PRODUCTION AND MODIFIED TEETH
ARCHAEOLOGY
Edited by Scott E. Burnett & Joel D. Irish
Edited by Robert M. Rosenswig & Jerimy J Cunningham Dec 2017 336pp, 28 b&w images, 13 maps
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