Signifying Animals

Author : Roy Willis
ISBN : 9781134866359
Genre : Social Science
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A fresh assessment of the workings of animal symbolism in diverse cultures. Reconsiders the concept of totemism and exposes common fallacies in symbolic interpretation.
Category: Social Science

Archaeology And Capitalism

Author : Yannis Hamilakis
ISBN : 9781598742701
Genre : History
File Size : 80.2 MB
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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.
Category: History

Envisioning Landscape

Author : Dan Hicks
ISBN : 9781598742817
Genre : Science
File Size : 23.41 MB
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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.
Category: Science

Living Under The Shadow

Author : John Grattan
ISBN : 9781598742695
Genre : Nature
File Size : 66.26 MB
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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."
Category: Nature

Underwater And Maritime Archaeology In Latin America And The Caribbean

Author : Margaret E Leshikar-Denton
ISBN : 9781598742626
Genre : History
File Size : 27.11 MB
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Case studies written primarily by Latin American and Caribbean archaeologists demonstrate exciting and cutting edge research, conservation, site preservation, and interpretation of underwater and maritime archaeology in the region.
Category: History

Membership List

Author : Prehistoric Society (London, England)
ISBN : UOM:39015045804245
Genre : Prehistoric peoples
File Size : 64.92 MB
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Category: Prehistoric peoples

Archaeology To Delight And Instruct

Author : Heather Burke
ISBN : 9781598742572
Genre : Education
File Size : 20.56 MB
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This book presents novel and interesting ways of teaching archaeological concepts and processes to college and university students. Seeking alternatives to the formal lecture format, the various contributions seek better ways of communicating the complexities of human behavior and of engaging students in active learning about the past. This collection of imaginative exercises designed by 20 master instructors on three continents includes role-playing, games, simulations, activities, and performance, all designed to teach archaeological concepts in interesting and engaging ways.
Category: Education

A Fearsome Heritage

Author : Dr John Schofield
ISBN : 9781315435848
Genre : Social Science
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From massive nuclear test sites to the more subtle material realities of everyday life, the influence of the Cold War on modern culture has been profound and global. Fearsome Legacies unites innovative work on the interpretation and management of Cold War heritage from fields including archaeology, history, art and architecture, and cultural studies. Contributors understand material culture in its broadest sense, examining objects in outer space, domestic space, landscapes, and artistic spaces. They tackle interpretive challenges and controversies, including in museum exhibits, heritage sites, archaeological sites, and other historic and public venues. With over 150 color photos and illustrations, including a photographic essay, readers can feel the profound visual impact of this material culture.
Category: Social Science

Managing Archaeological Resources

Author : Francis P McManamon
ISBN : 9781315424927
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 33.74 MB
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In a snapshot of 21st century archaeological resource management as a global enterprise, these 25 contributors show the range of activities, issues, and solutions undertaken by contemporary managers of heritage sites around the world. They show how the linkages between global archaeology and funding organizations, national policies, practices, and ideologies, and local populations and their cultural and economic interests foster complexity of the issues at all levels. Case materials from five continents introduce common themes of archaeologist relations with descendant groups, public outreach, national/local relationships, and data and site preservation. Sponsored by the World Archaeological Congress.
Category: Social Science

Institute Of Archaeology Bulletin

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ISBN : UOM:39015068958993
Genre : Archaeology
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Numbers for 1958-73 include the annual reports of the Institute for 1956/57-71/72.
Category: Archaeology