North American Archaeology Products

  • The Archaeology of Caribbean and Circum-Caribbean Farmers (6000 BC - AD 1500)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Basil A Reid

    Comprising 17 chapters and with a wide geographic reach stretching from the Florida Keys in the north to the Guianas in the south, this volume places a well-needed academic spotlight on what is generally considered an integral topic in Caribbean and circum-Caribbean archaeology. The book explores a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Religion and Politics in the Ancient Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah B. Barber, Arthur A. Joyce

    This exciting collection explores the interplay of religion and politics in the precolumbian Americas. Each thought-provoking contribution positions religion as a primary factor influencing political innovations in this period, reinterpreting major changes through an examination of how religion…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeology of the Ancient Americas

  • Maritime Heritage in Crisis

    Indigenous Landscapes and Global Ecological Breakdown, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Hutchings

    Grounded in critical heritage studies and drawing on a Pacific Northwest Coast case study, Maritime Heritage in Crisis explores the causes and consequences of the contemporary destruction of Indigenous heritage sites in maritime settings. Maritime heritage landscapes are undergoing a period of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • Animals into Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology of the Mississippian Culture

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    By Peter N. Peregrine

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • Historical Racialized Toys in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Christopher P. Barton, Kyle Somerville

    This book explores the history of children’s toys and games bearing racial stereotypes, and the role these objects played in the creation and maintenance of structures of racialism and racism in the United States, from approximately 1865 to the 1930s. This time period is one in which the creation…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • At Home with the Aztecs

    An Archaeologist Uncovers Their Daily Life, 1st Edition

    By Michael Smith

    At Home with the Aztecs provides a fresh view of Aztec society, focusing on households and communities instead of kings, pyramids, and human sacrifice. This new approach offers an opportunity to humanize the Aztecs, moving past the popular stereotype of sacrificial maniacs to demonstrate that these…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Bodies and Lives in Ancient America

    Health Before Columbus, 1st Edition

    By Debra L. Martin, Anna J. Osterholtz

    Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge
    Bodies and Lives

  • The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

    Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts and Ceramics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey E Braswell

    The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of the Cosmos

    Rethinking Agency and Religion in Ancient America, 1st Edition

    By Timothy R. Pauketat

    An Archaeology of the Cosmos seeks answers to two fundamental questions of humanity and human history. The first question concerns that which some use as a defining element of humanity: religious beliefs. Why do so many people believe in supreme beings and holy spirits? The second question concerns…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge

  • Black Feminist Archaeology

    1st Edition

    By Whitney Battle-Baptiste

    Black feminist thought has developed in various parts of the academy for over three decades, but has made only minor inroads into archaeological theory and practice. Whitney Battle-Baptiste outlines the basic tenets of Black feminist thought and research for archaeologists and shows how it can be…

    Paperback – 2011-07-01
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Archaeologies

    Decolonising Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Smith, H. Martin Wobst

    With case studies from North America to Australia and South Africa and covering topics from archaeological ethics to the repatriation of human remains, this book charts the development of a new form of archaeology that is informed by indigenous values and agendas. This involves fundamental changes…

    Paperback – 2010-06-29
    Routledge
    One World Archaeology

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