From Households to Empires

Papers in Memory of Bradley J. Parker

Edited by Jason R. Kennedy and Patrick Mullins | 2023

Bradley J. Parker made numerous contributions to the field of archaeology and Assyriology on a broad array of topics spanning six millennia of archaeological history in both ancient Mesopotamia and the Andes. His varied research…



Lucayan Legacies

Indigenous lifeways in The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands

Joanna Ostapkowicz | 2023

This book is about Lucayan legacies – the heritage of the people who made The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands (the Lucayan archipelago) their home from the 8th to the 16th centuries. This legacy…



Shaping Cultural Landscapes

Connecting Agriculture, Crafts, Construction, Transport, and Resilience Strategies

Edited by Ann Brysbaert, Irene Vikatou & Jari Pakkanen | 2022

Any activity requires the expenditure of energy, and the larger the scale of the undertakings, the more careful and strategic planning in advance is required. In focusing on labouring by humans and other animals, the…



The Value of a Human Life

Ritual Killing and Human Sacrifice in Antiquity

Edited by Karel C. Innemée | 2022

Throughout the millennia and all over the world people have been killed by others, not only in wars and as a result of murders, but also in a ritualised way, often called human sacrifice. Much…



Hispaniola - Hell or Home?

Decolonizing Grand Narratives about Intercultural Interactions at Concepción de la Vega (1494-1564)

Pauline M. Kulstad-González | 2020

Grand Narratives of colonization, especially ones related to the Spanish and Portuguese Americas, began circulating soon after 1492. The danger of these Grand Narratives is that they are often mistaken as reality and eclipse all…



Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles

Vernon James Knight | 2020

This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbean collections, are small…



Heritage Education

Memories of the Past in the Present Caribbean Social Studies Curriculum: A View from Teacher Practice

Eldris Con Aguilar | 2020

This book compiles the results of a doctoral research study that sought to gain insight into how indigenous heritage is represented in the school curriculum for social studies. To this end, the questions focused on…



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From Households to Empires

Papers in Memory of Bradley J. Parker

Edited by Jason R. Kennedy and Patrick Mullins | 2023

Bradley J. Parker made numerous contributions to the field of archaeology and Assyriology on a broad array of topics spanning six millennia of archaeological history in both ancient Mesopotamia and the Andes. His varied research…



Lucayan Legacies

Indigenous lifeways in The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands

Joanna Ostapkowicz | 2023

This book is about Lucayan legacies – the heritage of the people who made The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands (the Lucayan archipelago) their home from the 8th to the 16th centuries. This legacy…



Shaping Cultural Landscapes

Connecting Agriculture, Crafts, Construction, Transport, and Resilience Strategies

Edited by Ann Brysbaert, Irene Vikatou & Jari Pakkanen | 2022

Any activity requires the expenditure of energy, and the larger the scale of the undertakings, the more careful and strategic planning in advance is required. In focusing on labouring by humans and other animals, the…



The Value of a Human Life

Ritual Killing and Human Sacrifice in Antiquity

Edited by Karel C. Innemée | 2022

Throughout the millennia and all over the world people have been killed by others, not only in wars and as a result of murders, but also in a ritualised way, often called human sacrifice. Much…



Hispaniola - Hell or Home?

Decolonizing Grand Narratives about Intercultural Interactions at Concepción de la Vega (1494-1564)

Pauline M. Kulstad-González | 2020

Grand Narratives of colonization, especially ones related to the Spanish and Portuguese Americas, began circulating soon after 1492. The danger of these Grand Narratives is that they are often mistaken as reality and eclipse all…



Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles

Vernon James Knight | 2020

This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbean collections, are small…



Heritage Education

Memories of the Past in the Present Caribbean Social Studies Curriculum: A View from Teacher Practice

Eldris Con Aguilar | 2020

This book compiles the results of a doctoral research study that sought to gain insight into how indigenous heritage is represented in the school curriculum for social studies. To this end, the questions focused on…






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