The Spanish Missions Of La Florida / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$24.95
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $8.50
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 65%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $8.50   
  • New (7) from $17.47   
  • Used (9) from $8.50   

Overview

"A major compendium of the latest effort of a truly blue-ribbon group of scholars....The volume is certain to be classic among scholars of archaeology, history, and geography, not only in Florida and the Southeast, but among the large numbers involved in Spanish colonial research elsewhere".--Robert L. Hoover, California Polytechnic State University. (Archaeology/Anthropology)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813012322
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publication date: 12/1/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Table of Contents

Figures
Tables
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
1 The Archaeology of Mission Santa Catalina de Guale: Our First 15 Years 1
2 Architecture of the Missions Santa Maria and Santa Catalina de Amelia 35
3 The Archaeology of the Convento de San Francisco 62
4 St. Augustine and the Mission Frontier 87
5 The Mayaca and Jororo and Missions to Them 111
6 Mission Santa Fe de Toloca 141
7 Archaeology of Fig Springs Mission, Ichetucknee Springs State Park 165
8 Spanish-Indian Interaction on the Florida Missions: The Archaeology of Baptizing Spring 193
9 Excavations in the Fig Springs Mission Burial Area 217
10 Archaeological Investigations at Mission Patale, 1984-1992 244
11 Hispanic Life on the Seventeenth-Century Florida Frontier 295
12 On the Frontier of Contact: Mission Bioarchaeology in La Florida 322
13 Plant Production and Procurement in Apalachee Province 357
14 Evidence for Animal Use at the Missions of Spanish Florida 376
15 Beads and Pendants from San Luis de Talimali: Inferences from Varying Contexts 399
16 A Distributional and Technological Study of Apalachee Colono-Ware from San Luis de Talimali 418
Contributors 443
Index 445
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Posted December 14, 2009

    Archaeological, Not Historical

    With a college degree in Anthropology/Archaeology, I found this book interesting and full of detail. I was hoping to find a book with a more historical approach, but instead the book provided detailed accounts of archaeological surveys and excavations. The book was divided into chapters of essays written by different archaeological specialists, ie. zooarchaeology, architectural archaeology, botanoarchaeology.

    This book would be great for anybody conducting research in the archaeology of Florida, as it provides many detailed accounts in which the researcher can use as referrences. As far as an historical account, I would suggest you search for another book.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)