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  1. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Paperback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088904462
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the dis... .... Learn More
  2. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Hardback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088904479
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the dis... .... Learn More
  3. Archaeological Research at Caution Bay, Papua New Guinea

    Archaeological Research at Caution Bay, Papua New Guinea [Paperback]

    Thomas Richards (Editor); Bruno David (Editor); Ken Aplin (Editor); Ian J. McNiven (Editor)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9781784915049
    Published by : Archaeopress
    In 2008 intensive archaeological surveys began at Caution Bay, located 20km to the northwest of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. This was followed by the excavation of 122 stratified sites in 2009-2010, and detailed analysis of the well preserved a... .... Learn More
  4. Dialog of a Veteran Soldier

    Dialog of a Veteran Soldier [Paperback]

    Diogo do Couto (Author); Timothy J. Coates (Author); M. N. Pearson (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781933227726
    Published by : Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
    Series: Classic Histories from the Portuguese-Speaking World in Translation
    Fraud, scandal, theft of royal funds, official graft, and cover-ups: these are the subjects of the 1612 exposé written by Diogo do Couto in his Dialog of a Veteran Soldier. Couto revealed too much and as a result, this work had to wait more than 1... .... Learn More
  5. Easter Island Archaeology/Arqueologia en Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua)

    Easter Island Archaeology/Arqueologia en Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua) [Paperback]

    Daniel Schavelzon (Author); Mario Silveira (Editor)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781784913595
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book is about how hunter-gatherer groups maintained a relationship with the use and management of fire in the Late Holocene of Southern Precordillera. The line of study developed here as part of the anthracology made use of methodologica... .... Learn More
  6. Health and Disease in the Prehistoric Pacific Islands

    Health and Disease in the Prehistoric Pacific Islands [Paperback]

    Hallie Buckley (Author)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781407314433
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: S2792
    This study was conducted using a sample from the Solomon Islands in Melanesia and another sample from two burial mounds in Tonga, Polynesia. The primary aim of the study was to assess whether the presence of malaria in Melanesia adversely aff... .... Learn More
  7. Malaita

    Malaita [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592012
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Volume: 201
    Malaita traces the history and culture of a Pacific island from the 19th to 21st centuries through over 600 images drawn from the archives of the British Museum and public and private photographic collections around the world. This book explore... .... Learn More
  8. Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist

    Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist [Hardback]

    Patrick Vinton Kirch (Author)

    £46.95

    ISBN: 9780824853457
    Published by : University of Hawai'i Press
    Perhaps no scholar has done more to reveal the ancient history of Polynesia than noted archaeologist Patrick Vinton Kirch. For close to fifty years he explored the Pacific, as his work took him to more than two dozen islands spread across the ocea... .... Learn More
  9. Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781407314242
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: 2762
    Early Polynesian social development, and its dispersal through migration, are hotly debated topics, though this development is thought to have been centred on Tonga. This thesis uses material from Tongan archaeological sites to attempt to form mor... .... Learn More
  10. The Archaeology of Community Emergence and Development on Mabuyag in the Western Torres Strait

    The Archaeology of Community Emergence and Development on Mabuyag in the Western Torres Strait [Paperback]

    Duncan Wright (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9781407314150
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: S2754
    Torres Strait lies at a crucial point both geographically and conceptually between Australia and the Pacific. This book examines methodologies used in both regions for examining bounded archaeological communities. It applies a model of social arch... .... Learn More

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