Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: “No Student Left Behind” and “The Wind Engineers”

. The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society's most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. The stories chronicled in Gatorbytes span all colleges and units across the UF … Continue reading Gatorbytes Behind-the-Story: “No Student Left Behind” and “The Wind Engineers”

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The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

"Nassaney draws together an amazing amount of information about the fur trades that once existed in North America and includes illuminating and imaginative interpretations of archaeological data by researchers from across the continent."—Gregory A. Waselkov, author of A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814 "The Archaeology of the North American Fur … Continue reading The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

Victims of Ireland’s Great Famine

"Sets Irish archaeology on an exciting new course by tangibly proving the harshness of the famine and the workhouse system."—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America "Sheds critical new light on the actualities of daily life in Famine-era Ireland, challenges some of the myths about the horrors … Continue reading Victims of Ireland’s Great Famine

Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

"Thought-provoking and engaging, Beyond the Walls provides new and relevant theoretical perspectives and specific case studies for archaeologists conducting research related to household archaeology. Essential for both students and professionals."—Mark D. Groover, author of The Archaeology of North American Farmsteads "From ranching stations in Hawai'i to slave quarters in South Carolina, the essays in Beyond … Continue reading Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

.. "Provides invaluable insight into the histories and lives of Cubans who trace their origins to the Anglo-Caribbean."—Robert Whitney, author of State and Revolution in Cuba: Mass Mobilization and Political Change, 1920–1940 . "Adds a missing piece to the existing literature about the renewal of black activism in Cuba, all the while showing the links … Continue reading Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

“Smart, insightful, subtle, provocative, counterintuitive, and often contrarian, vigorously argued, learned, comprehensive, historically rooted, in short, a great read. Maingot invites readers to think on their own; Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism is an intellectual feast.”—Jorge I. Dominguez, Harvard University “A stunning book, a must-read for anyone interested in the development and … Continue reading Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism