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An Archaeology of Identity

Soldiers and Society in Late Roman Britain

by Andrew Gardner

<p>What happened to Roman soldiers in Britain during the decline of the empire in the 4th and 5th centuries? Did they withdraw, defect, or go native? More than a question of military history, this is the starting point for Andrew Gardner’s ...

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An Archaeology of Improvement in Rural Massachusetts

Landscapes of Profit and Betterment at the Dawn of the 19th century

by Quentin Lewis

<p>This book probes the materiality of Improvement in early 19th century rural Massachusetts. Improvement was a metaphor for human intervention in the dramatic changes taking place to the English speaking world in the 18th and 19th centuries as ...

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An Archaeology of Manners

The Polite World of the Merchant Elite of Colonial Massachusetts

by Lorinda B.R. Goodwin

<p>A glance at the title of this book might well beg the question “What in heaven’s name does archaeology have to do with manners? We cannot dig up manners or mannerly behavior—or can we?” One might also ask “Why is mannerly behavior important?”

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An Archaeology of Nineteenth-Century Consumer Behavior in Melbourne, Australia, and Buenos Aires, Argentina

by Pamela Ricardi

<p>This book compares consumer behavior in two nineteenth-century peripheral cities: Melbourne, Australia and Buenos Aires, Argentina. It provides an analysis of domestic archaeological assemblages from two inner-city working class neighborhood ...

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An Archaeology of Prehistoric Bodies and Embodied Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean

by Maria Mina, Sevi Triantaphyllou & Yiannis Papadatos

<SPAN STYLE= "" >In the long tradition of the archaeology of the eastern Mediterranean bodies have held a prominent role in the form of figurines, frescos, or skeletal remains, and have even been responsible for sparking captivating portrayals ...

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An Archaeology of Skill

Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe

by Maikel H.G. Kuijpers

<p>Material is the mother of innovation and it is through skill that innovations are brought about.</p> <p>This core thesis that is developed in this book identifies skill as the linchpin of – and missing link between – studies on craft, ...

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An Archaeology of the Contemporary Era

The Age of Destruction

by Alfredo Gonzalez-Ruibal

<p><em>An Archaeology of the Contemporary Era</em> approaches the contemporary age, between the late nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, as an archaeological period defined by specific material processes. It reflects on the theory and ...

ISBN: 9780429806995

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An Archaeology of the English Atlantic World, 1600 – 1700

by Charles E. Orser, Jr.

<p>An Archaeology of the British Atlantic World is the first book to apply the methods of modern-world archaeology to the study of the seventeenth-century English colonial world. Charles E. Orser, Jr explores a range of material evidence of ...

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An Archaeology of the Immaterial

by Victor Buchli

<p><em>An Archaeology of the Immaterial</em> examines a highly significant but poorly understood aspect of material culture studies: the active rejection of the material world. Buchli argues that this is evident in a number of cultural projects,

ISBN: 9781317502128

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An Archaeology of the Margins

Colonialism, Amazighity and Heritage Management in the Canary Islands

by A. José Farrujia de la Rosa

<p>This book analyses the problematics of archaeological heritage management in the Canary Islands, which are echoed in other parts of the world where the indigenous heritage is under-represented. The present-day management of Canarian ...

ISBN: 9781461493969

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An Attempt to Explain the Origin and Meaning of the Early Interlaced Ornamentation

Found on the Ancient Sculptured Stones of Scotland, Ireland, and the Isle of Man

by Gilbert J. French

<p>Many of the purposes to which the ancient Briton applied his manufacture of baskets were singularly useful, and so well were they adapted to their peculiar purposes that they are employed almost unchanged even to the present day. The coracle ...

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An Environmental History of Ancient Greece and Rome

by Lukas Thommen

<p>In ancient Greece and Rome an ambiguous relationship developed between man and nature, and this decisively determined the manner in which they treated the environment. On the one hand, nature was conceived as a space characterized and ...

ISBN: 9781139334129

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An Ice Age Mystery

Unearthing the Secrets of the Old Vero Site

by Rody L. Johnson

<p>“This lively and fascinating book is an intelligent examination of how scientific endeavor operates over time and how community life can be focused and energized. It’s also filled with portraits of colorful personalities.”—<em>Florida ...

ISBN: 9780813059716

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An Illustrated History of Arms and Armour

From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

by Auguste Demmin

<p>LL that can interest the archaeologist, the historian, the artist, the soldier, and even the ordinary Observer, on the progressive march and the successive development of the arms of various nations in the past centuries, has been con lensed ...

ISBN: 9780243692606

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An Inconstant Landscape

The Maya Kingdom of El Zotz, Guatemala

by Thomas G. Garrison & Stephen Houston

<p>Presenting the results of six years of archaeological survey and excavation in and around the Maya kingdom of El Zotz, <em>An Inconstant Landscape</em> paints a complex picture of a dynamic landscape over the course of almost 2,000 years of ...

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An Introduction to Classical Nahuatl

by Michel Launey & Christopher Mackay

<p>Now available to an English-speaking audience, this book is a comprehensive grammar of classical Nahuatl, the literary language of the Aztecs. It offers students of Nahuatl a complete and clear treatment of the language's structure, grammar ...

ISBN: 9780511993770

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An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

by Kathryn A. Bard

<p>This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations.</p> <p>• Superbly ...

ISBN: 9781118896112

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An Introduction to the Study of Terra Sigillata

Treated From a Chronological Standpoint

by Felix Oswald & T. Davies Pryce

<p>Next to datable inscriptions, there is, perhaps, no relic of Roman occupa tion which yields such valuable chronological evidence as Term Sigillata the red-glazed fabric of Gaul and other provinces — commonly known as Samian ware. The ...

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An Introduction to Zooarchaeology

by Diane Gifford-Gonzalez

<p>This volume is a comprehensive, critical introduction to vertebrate zooarchaeology, the field that explores the history of human relations with animals from the Pliocene to the Industrial Revolution.? The book is organized into five sections,

ISBN: 9783319656823

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An Island Economy

Hellenistic and Roman Pottery from Hierapytna, Crete

by Scott Gallimore

<p>This book offers the first presentation of Hellenistic and Roman period ceramic assemblages from the city of Hierapytna, located on the southeast coast of Crete. Recovered from three rescue excavations in the heart of the ancient city, this ...

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