Oysters in the Land of Cacao

Bradley E. Ensor

Oysters in the Land of Cacao delivers a long-overdue presentation of the archaeology, material culture, and regional synthesis on the Formative to Late Classic period societies of the western Chontalpa region (Tabasco, Mexico) through contemporary theory. It offers a significant new understanding of the Mesoamerican Gulf Coast.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780816541089
  • Publication Date: Aug 2020
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Point of Pines Pueblo

Tammy Stone

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  • ISBN: 9781607817475
  • Publication Date: Aug 2020
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An Archaeology of Desperation

Kelly J. Dixon

The Donner Party is almost inextricably linked with cannibalism. In truth, we know remarkably little about what actually happened to the starving travelers stranded in the Sierra Nevada in the winter of 1846–47. Combining the approaches of history, ethnohistory, archaeology, bioarchaeology, and social anthropology, this innovative look at the Donner Party’s experience at the Alder Creek Camp offers insights into many long-unsolved mysteries.

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  • ISBN: 9780806167428
  • Publication Date: Aug 2020
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Belzoni

Ivor Noël Hume

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  • ISBN: 9780813945538
  • Publication Date: Aug 2020
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Archaeological Interpretations

Peter Eeckhout

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813066448
  • Publication Date: Jul 2020
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Lost Maya Cities

Ivan Sprajc

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  • ISBN: 9781623498214
  • Publication Date: Jul 2020
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War in the Land of True Peace

Brent K. S. Woodfill

From early struggles to remove foreign influence to present-day battles over land tenure and indigenous-run ecotourism parks, this book documents a continuity in Maya culture over several thousand years—and illuminates the world view, with its sense of personhood and religion so different from the West’s, that informs this enduring culture.  

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  • ISBN: 9780806167282
  • Publication Date: Jul 2020
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Robert J. Walker

James P. Delgado

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  • ISBN: 9780813066431
  • Publication Date: Jul 2020
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The Archaeology of Magic

C. Riley Augé

In this book, C. Riley Augé provides a trailblazing archaeological study of magical practice and its relationship to gender in the Anglo-American culture of colonial New England.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813066110
  • Publication Date: Jun 2020
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Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Alice P. Wright

Fourteen in-depth case studies incorporate empirical data with theoretical concepts such as ritual, aggregation, and place-making, highlighting the variability and common themes in the relationships between people, landscapes, and the built environment that characterize this period of North American native life in the Southeast.

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  • ISBN: 9780813064468
  • Publication Date: May 2020
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Cosa

Jacquelyn Collins-Clinton

Surveys the beautiful but functional marbles from Roman Cosa

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780472131594
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Ancient Psychoactive Substances

Scott M. Fitzpatrick

Tracing evidence of mind-altering substances across a diverse range of ancient cultures, this collection explores how and why past civilizations harvested, manufactured, and consumed drugs. Case studies examine the use of stimulants, narcotics, and depressants by hunter-gatherers who roamed Africa and Eurasia, prehistoric communities in North and South America, and Maya kings and queens. 

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  • ISBN: 9780813068183
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Ancient West Mexicos

Joshua D. Englehardt

This volume highlights the diversity and complexity of western Mexico's pre-Hispanic cultures and argues that the region was more similar than many researchers have believed to the rest of the Mesoamerican world.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813066349
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Dogs

Brandi Bethke

While previous studies of dogs in human history have focused on how people have changed the species through domestication, this volume offers a rich archaeological portrait of the human-canine bond. Contributors investigate the ways people have viewed and valued dogs in different cultures around the world and across the ages.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813066363
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Tewa Worlds

Samuel Duwe

Tewa Worlds offers an archaeological history of eight centuries of Tewa Pueblo history in the Rio Chama Valley through the lens of contemporary Pueblo philosophical and historical discourse. The result gives weight to the deep past, colonial encounters, and modern experiences. It challenges archaeologists to both critically reframe interpretation and to acknowledge the Tewa’s deep but ongoing connection with the land.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780816540808
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Contact, Colonialism, and Native Communities in the Southeastern United States

Edmond A. Boudreaux III

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781683401179
  • Publication Date: Mar 2020
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Living with the Dead

James L. Fitzsimmons

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780816541508
  • Publication Date: Mar 2020
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Feeding Cahokia

Gayle J. Fritz

An authoritative and thoroughly accessible overview of farming and food practices at Cahokia

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  • ISBN: 9780817360047
  • Publication Date: Mar 2020
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Color in the Ancestral Pueblo Southwest

Marit K. Munson

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781607817208
  • Publication Date: Mar 2020
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Mapping Ptolemaic Dacia

Serban George Paul Drugas

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9786156405173
  • Publication Date: Feb 2020
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