Archaeology

La Mina

A Royal Moche Tomb
By Christopher B. Donnan

La Mina: A Royal Moche Tomb focuses on La Mina, an extraordinarily rich tomb that was looted on the north coast of Peru in 1987.

Unburied Lives

The Historical Archaeology of Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Davis, Texas, 1869–1875
By Laurie A. Wilkie

In Unburied Lives Wilkie demonstrates how we can “listen” to stories found in things neglected, ignored, or disparaged—documents not consulted, architecture not studied, material traces preserved in the dirt.

The House of the Cylinder Jars

Room 28 in Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon
Edited by Patricia L. Crown

The House of the Cylinder Jars documents the re-excavation of Room 28, and places it within the context of other rooms at Pueblo Bonito, and describes the ritual termination by fire of the materials stored in the room.

Subjects: ArchaeologyAAA21

Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege

Edited by Christopher N. MatthewsBradley D. Phillippi

In Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege, archaeologists Christopher N. Matthews and Bradley D. Phillippi bring together a collection of authors who document the ways in which past social formations rested on violent acts and reproduced violent social and cultural structures.

Archaeologies of Empire

Local Participants and Imperial Trajectories
Edited by Anna L. BoozerBleda S. DüringBradley J. Parker

This book demonstrates how archaeological research can contribute to our conceptualization of empires across disciplinary boundaries

Subjects: ArchaeologyAAA21

The Archaeology of Burning Man

The Rise and Fall of Black Rock City
By Carolyn L. White

For nearly a decade Carolyn L. White has employed archaeological methods to analyze the various aspects of life and community in and around Burning Man and Black Rock City.

Walling In and Walling Out

Why Are We Building New Barriers to Divide Us?
Edited by Laura McAtackneyRandall H. McGuire

The contributors to this volume illuminate the roles and uses of walls around the world—in contexts ranging from historic neighborhoods to contemporary national borders.

Indigenous Persistence in the Colonized Americas

Material and Documentary Perspectives on Entanglement
Edited by Heather Law PezzarossiRussell N. Sheptak

This scholarly collection explores the method and theory of the archaeological study of indigenous persistence and long-term colonial entanglement.

Ceramics of the Indigenous Cultures of South America

Studies of Production and Exchange through Compositional Analysis
Edited by Michael D. GlascockHector NeffKevin J. Vaughn

This cohesive edited volume showcases data collected from more than seven thousand ceramic artifacts including pottery, figurines, clay pipes, and other objects from sites across South America.

Technology and Tradition in Mesoamerica after the Spanish Invasion

Archaeological Perspectives
Edited by Rani T. Alexander

This impressive volume features the work of archaeologists who systematically explore the material and social consequences of new technological systems introduced after the sixteenth-century Spanish invasion in Mesoamerica.

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