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Author: Prehistoric Society (London, England)
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Archaeology And Capitalism

Author: Yannis Hamilakis
Editor: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1598742701
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The contributors to this volume focus on the inherent political nature of archaeology and its relationship to power, and explore how archaeologists can become more overtly agents of social change for individuals and communities.

Social Bioarchaeology

Author: Sabrina C. Agarwal
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444390520
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Illustrates new methodological directions in analyzing human social and biological variation Offers a wide array of research on past populations around the globe Explains the central features of bioarchaeological research by key researchers and established experts around the world

The Archaeology Of Animal Bones

Author: Terence Patrick O'Connor
Editor: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781603440844
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Animal ecologists can observe the present and reconstruct the last one or two centuries from historical sources, but the study of animal bones adds valuable insight into the peoples and landscapes of the past while telling much about the evolution of human-animal relationships. In this standard work, now available in paperback, O’Connor offers a detailed overview of the study of animal bones. He analyzes bone composition and structure and the archaeological evidence left by the processes of life, death, and decomposition. He goes on to look at how bone is excavated, examined, described, identified, measured, and reassembled into skeletons. The bulk of the book is devoted to the interpretation of bone fragments, which tell much about the animals themselves—their health, growth, diet, injuries, and age at death.

Envisioning Landscape

Author: Dan Hicks
Editor: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1598742817
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The contributors to this volume take advantage of the diversity of landscape archaeology to examine the link to heritage, the impact on our understanding of temporality, and the situated theory that arises out of landscape studies, using examples from New York to Northern Ireland, Africa to the Argolid.

What Is An Animal

Author: Tim Ingold
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134948174
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This book offers a unique interdisciplinary challenge to assumptions about animals and animality deeply embedded in our own ways of thought, and at the same time exposes highly sensitive and largely unexplored aspects of the understanding of our common humanity.

Living Under The Shadow

Author: John Grattan
Editor: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1598742698
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Contributors to this volume from anthropology, archaeology, environmental studies, geology, and biology show that human societies have been incredibly resilient and adaptive from the impacts of volcanic eruptions over human history and prehistory."

Managing Archaeological Resources

Author: Francis P McManamon
Editor: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1598743112
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Original research articles show the range of activities, issues, and solutions undertaken by contemporary managers of heritage sites around the world.

Archaeology Of Spiritualities

Author: Kathryn Rountree
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461433541
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Archaeology of Spiritualties provides a fresh exploration of the interface between archaeology and religion/spirituality. Archaeological approaches to the study of religion have typically and often unconsciously, drawn on western paradigms, especially Judaeo-Christian (mono) theistic frameworks and academic rationalisations. Archaeologists have rarely reflected on how these approaches have framed and constrained their choices of methodologies, research questions, hypotheses, definitions, interpretations and analyses and have neglected an important dimension of religion: the human experience of the numinous - the power, presence or experience of the supernatural. Within the religions of many of the world’s peoples, sacred experiences – particularly in relation to sacred landscapes and beings connected with those landscapes – are often given greater emphasis, while doctrine and beliefs are relatively less important. Archaeology of Spiritualities asks how such experiences might be discerned in the archaeological record; how do we recognize and investigate ‘other’ forms of religious or spiritual experience in the remains of the past?. The volume opens up a space to explore critically and reflexively the encounter between archaeology and diverse cultural expressions of spirituality. It showcases experiential and experimental methodologies in this area of the discipline, an unconventional approach within the archaeology of religion. Thus Archaeology of Spiritualities offers a unique, timely and innovative contribution, one that is also challenging and stimulating. It is a great resource to archaeologists, historians, religious scholars and others interested in cultural and religious heritage.

The Annual Of The British School At Athens

Author: British School at Athens
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"A short history of the British school at Athens. 1886-1911", by G. A. Macmillan: no. 17, p. [ix]-xxxviii.