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Guide To Northern Archaeology

Author : Kongelige Nordiske oldskriftselskab (Denmark)
ISBN : GENT:900000053900
Genre : Antiquities
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Category: Antiquities

The Oxford Handbook Of Islamic Archaeology

Author : Bethany Walker
ISBN : 9780199987870
Genre : History
File Size : 82.43 MB
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Islamic archaeology is young discipline, emerging only over the course of the 1980s and 1990s. The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Archaeology is the first work of its kind to cover the archaeology of the Islamic world on a global scale, from North Africa to China and Europe to sub-Saharan Africa.
Category: History


Author : Raintree Publishers
ISBN : 0817230777
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 83.68 MB
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Explores, in question and answer format, archaeological sites and lost civilizations, the work of archaeologists, and everyday life ancient times.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Archaeology Of Oregon

Author : C. Melvin Aikens
ISBN : NYPL:33433048672202
Genre : Excavations (Archaeology)
File Size : 73.7 MB
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Category: Excavations (Archaeology)

Archaeology A Very Short Introduction

Author : Paul Bahn
ISBN : 9780199657438
Genre : History
File Size : 73.50 MB
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The explorations of archaeology encompass the whole globe, survey 2.5 million years, and range from deserts to jungles, from deep caves to mountain tops, and from pebble tools to GPS. Its efforts to reconstruct and understand the past do not fail to fascinate us. Paul Bahn explores the importance of archaeology in this entertaining introduction.
Category: History

Bulletin Of The Institute Of Archaeology

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ISBN : IND:30000108487939
Genre : Archaeology
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Numbers for 1958-73 include the annual reports of the Institute for 1956/57-71/72.
Category: Archaeology


Author : Miles Clarke
ISBN : 1537249290
Genre :
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Discover the art, science and history of archaeology and give the first spark to your career in archaeology today! Fall under the spell of archaeology Take a trip into the man's past. Learn about the discovery of ancient remains, field excavation and the analysis and publication of the findings. Learn how an archaeologist works his or her way around past settlements, buildings, tools, weapons, objects, and much, much more! Here's a preview of what you'll learn in Archaeology... What is Archaeology? History and Development Excavations and Field Work Methods of Dating Typology Underwater Archaeology The Future of Archaeology Famous Archaeological Sites Fun Facts Learn about archaeology today and ignite the spark for your career in archaeology!

Archaeology Is A Brand

Author : Cornelius Holtorf
ISBN : 1905739060
Genre : Archaeologists
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The rise of public archaeology, the popularity of TV archaeology, and widespread stereotypes about the profession of archaeology have changed the way archaeologists relate to the public. A socially meaningful archaeology needs to take seriously where the popular demand and the appeal of archaeology actually lie. Arguably non-archaeologists know better what the subject is all about than most of its professionals do. This is the first full-length study of the meaning of archaeology in contemporary popular culture. It is fully illustrated with cartoons by Quentin Drew. In popular culture archaeology is associated with adventurous fieldwork, criminological clue-hunting, great revelations, and responsible care for threatened resources. The emphasis is on "doing" archaeology rather than on its actual results. Cornelius Holtorf argues in this provocative account of more than two years of research that archaeological companies and institutions are not in the business of understanding the past but of enhancing people's lives through adventures, mysteries, and revelations and by offering a chance to care. Archaeology may be an academic discipline but even more so it is a widely recognized, positively valued and well underpinned brand. As we can expect from Cornelius Holtorf, the book contains not only its share of facts and analysis but also more than a few controversial arguments about the present and future roles of archaeology in society. It is unmissable for professional archaeologists working in the heritage sector as well as for students of archaeology, anthropology, heritage and museum studies, cultural studies, science studies, and related disciplines. *** Dr Cornelius Holtorf is Assistant Professor in Archaeology at the University of Lund in Sweden. Quentin Drew is a cartoonist as well as Lecturer in Archaeology and Director of Foundation Studies at the University of Wales, Lampeter.
Category: Archaeologists

Archaeology Language And The African Past

Author : R. Blench
ISBN : 0759104662
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Scholarly work that attempts to match linguistic and archaeological evidence in precolonial Africa
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Oxford Handbook Of Southwest Archaeology

Author : Barbara Mills
ISBN : 9780190697464
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 31.26 MB
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The American Southwest is one of the most important archaeological regions in the world, with many of the best-studied examples of hunter-gatherer and village-based societies. Research has been carried out in the region for well over a century, and during this time the Southwest has repeatedly stood at the forefront of the development of new archaeological methods and theories. Moreover, research in the Southwest has long been a key site of collaboration between archaeologists, ethnographers, historians, linguists, biological anthropologists, and indigenous intellectuals. This volume marks the most ambitious effort to take stock of the empirical evidence, theoretical orientations, and historical reconstructions of the American Southwest. Over seventy top scholars have joined forces to produce an unparalleled survey of state of archaeological knowledge in the region. Themed chapters on particular methods and theories are accompanied by comprehensive overviews of the culture histories of particular archaeological sequences, from the initial Paleoindian occupation, to the rise of a major ritual center in Chaco Canyon, to the onset of the Spanish and American imperial projects. The result is an essential volume for any researcher working in the region as well as any archaeologist looking to take the pulse of contemporary trends in this key research tradition.
Category: Social Science