Tag Archives: colonialism

The Country Where My Heart Is

“Much needed. Fills an existing gap in the historical period with a wide range of examples from all over the world.”—Margarita Díaz-Andreu, author of A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology: Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Past “Provides new, nuanced perspectives that will inspire studies in the materiality of identity creation and transformation in the past and […]

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Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

“This book has essentially created a new field of study with a surprising range of insights on the ethnicity, class, gender, and foodways of French speakers of European and African descent adapting to life under British, Spanish, or American political regimes.”—Gregory A. Waselkov, author of A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of […]

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Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

“Deftly unravels the complex historical interrelationships of race, color, class, economics, and environment in the Colonial Bahamas. An invaluable study for scholars who conduct comparative research on the British Caribbean.”–Rosalyn Howard, author of Black Seminoles in the Bahamas “Saunders is to be commended for a scholarly study that prominently features the non-white majority in the […]

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Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire

. “An insightful analysis of the excavations of the most exciting Spanish colonial site to be found in recent years.”—Marvin T. Smith, author of Coosa: The Rise and Fall of a Southeastern Mississippian Chiefdom . “A rich chronicle of the rise and fall of Spanish imperial ambitions in the North American interior.”—Charles R. Ewen, coauthor […]

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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 […]

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The Archaeology of Gender in Historic America

“Essential reading in gender studies, The Archaeology of Gender in Historic America shows how historical archaeology has nuanced historiography-based understandings of American gender relations.”—Stacey Lynn Camp, author of The Archaeology of Citizenship “A powerful synthesis of gender-focused archaeological research. Rotman deftly shows that the study of place and material culture can reveal diverse experiences of […]

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Florida Anthropological Society Meeting 2015 Recap

Last month, our Director of Sales and Marketing, Romi Gutierrez, traveled to Sarasota to exhibit our Florida archaeology and anthropology books at the annual meeting of the Florida Anthropological Society. The meeting’s theme was “The Many Faces of Florida, Past and Present,” and keynote speaker Jerry Milanich—author of various books including his most recent work with co-author […]

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Rethinking Colonialism

“Insightful. Challenges archaeologists to think deeply about how we study colonialism.”—Lee M. Panich, coeditor of Indigenous Landscapes and Spanish Missions: New Perspectives from Archaeology and Ethnohistory “Manages the rare feat of offering a range of detailed case studies that engage in a much broader comparative debate.”—Peter van Dommelen, coeditor of Rural Landscapes of the Punic World […]

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The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis, Revised Edition

“Compelling new evidence, careful documentation, and an artfully woven narrative make The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis a path-breaking book for sociocultural scholars as well as for general readers interested in the politics of identity, ethnicity, gender, and the colonial and U.S. Western history.”—Transforming Anthropology “Voss’s lucid explanations of method and theory make the book accessible to […]

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A Desolate Place for a Defiant People

“A compelling story of how alienated people found refuge in the alien landscape of the Great Dismal Swamp.”—Randall H. McGuire, author of Archaeology as Political Action “These communities represent a largely unrecognized, alternative declaration of independence. They are a part of world history that is truly revolutionary.”—Mark P. Leone, author of The Archaeology of Liberty […]

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