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  1. Extracting Stone

    Extracting Stone: The Archaeology of Quarry Landscapes [Paperback]

    Anne S. Dowd (Author); Mary Beth D. Trubbitt (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785706240
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This exciting new addition to the the American Landscapes series provides an in-depth account of how flintknappers obtained and used stone based on archaeological, geological, landscape, and anthropological data.  Featuring case studies ... .... Learn More
  2. Transforming the Landscape

    Transforming the Landscape: Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos [Paperback]

    Carol Diaz-Granados (Editor); Jan Simek (Editor); George Sabo (Editor); Mark Wagner (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785706288
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    This beautifully illustrated volume examines American Indian rock art across an expansive region of eastern North America during the Mississippian Period (post AD 900).  Unlike portable cultural material, rock art provides in situ eviden... .... Learn More
  3. Antiquarianisms

    Antiquarianisms: Contact, Conflict, Comparison [Paperback]

    Benjamin Anderson (Editor); Felipe Rojas (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £26.25

    ISBN: 9781785706844
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Joukowsky Institute Publication
    Volume: 8
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    Antiquarianism and collecting have been associated intimately with European imperial and colonial enterprises, although both existed long before the early modern period and both were (and continue to be) practiced in places other than Europe. Scho... .... Learn More
  4. Caddo Landscapes in the East Texas Forests

    Caddo Landscapes in the East Texas Forests [Paperback]

    Tim Perttula (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785705762
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
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    In this major, highly illustrated, new study Tim Perttula explores the cultural and social landscape of the Caddo Indian peoples (hayaanuh) for about 1000 years between ca. A.D. 850-1850. There were continual ch... .... Learn More
  5. The Connecticut Prison Association and the Search for Reformatory Justice

    The Connecticut Prison Association and the Search for Reformatory Justice [Hardback]

    Gordon S. Bates (Author)

    £37.00

    ISBN: 9780819576767
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
    The Connecticut Prison Association and the Search for Reformatory Justice looks at the role the Connecticut Prison Association played in the formation of the state’s criminal justice system. Now organized under the name Community Partners in Actio... .... Learn More
  6. A Critical History of the New American Studies, 1970–1990

    A Critical History of the New American Studies, 1970–1990 [Hardback]

    Günter H. Lenz (Author); Reinhard Isensee (Editor); Klaus Milich (Editor); Donald E. Pease (Editor); John Carlos Rowe (Editor)

    £93.00

    ISBN: 9781512600025
    Published by : Dartmouth College Press
    Series: Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies
    Starting in 2005, Günter H. Lenz began preparing a book-length exploration of the transformation of the field of American Studies in the crucial years between 1970 and 1990. As a commentator on, contributor to, and participant in the intellectual ... .... Learn More
  7. A Critical History of the New American Studies, 1970–1990

    A Critical History of the New American Studies, 1970–1990 [Paperback]

    Günter H. Lenz (Author); Reinhard Isensee (Editor); Klaus Milich (Editor); Donald E. Pease (Editor); John Carlos Rowe (Editor)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9781512600032
    Published by : Dartmouth College Press
    Series: Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies
    Starting in 2005, Günter H. Lenz began preparing a book-length exploration of the transformation of the field of American Studies in the crucial years between 1970 and 1990. As a commentator on, contributor to, and participant in the intellectual ... .... Learn More
  8. Battlespace 1865

    Battlespace 1865: Archaeology of the Landscapes, Strategies, and Tactics of the North Platte Campaign, Nebraska [Paperback]

    Douglas D. Scott (Author); Peter Bleed (Author); Amanda Renner (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785703393
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    For a period of about week in February 1865, as the Civil War was winding down and Plains Indian communities were reeling in the wake of the Sand Creek massacre, combat swept across the Nebraska panhandle, especially along the Platte River. T... .... Learn More
  9. Raising Secular Jews

    Raising Secular Jews: Yiddish Schools and Their Periodicals for American Children, 1917–1950 [Paperback]

    Naomi Prawer Kadar (Author); David G. Roskies (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9781611689877
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life
    This unique literary study of Yiddish children’s periodicals casts new light on secular Yiddish schools in America in the first half of the twentieth century. Rejecting the traditional religious education of the Talmud Torahs and congregational sc... .... Learn More
  10. Raising Secular Jews

    Raising Secular Jews: Yiddish Schools and Their Periodicals for American Children, 1917–1950 [Hardback]

    Naomi Prawer Kadar (Author); David G. Roskies (Author)

    £83.00

    ISBN: 9781611689860
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life
    This unique literary study of Yiddish children’s periodicals casts new light on secular Yiddish schools in America in the first half of the twentieth century. Rejecting the traditional religious education of the Talmud Torahs and congregational sc... .... Learn More

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