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  1. Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of  Upper Midwestern North America

    Ancient Effigy Mound Landscapes of Upper Midwestern North America [Paperback]

    Robert A. Birmingham (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785700873
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Between c. AD 700 and 1100  Late Woodland people of the Upper Midwest used the topography and other features of the natural landscape to create vast ceremonial  landscapes consisting of thousands of earthen mounds sculpted into anim... .... Learn More
  2. The Archaeology and Rock Art of Swordfish Cave

    The Archaeology and Rock Art of Swordfish Cave [Paperback]

    Clayton G. Lebow (Author)

    £46.50

    ISBN: 9781607814573
    Published by : University of Utah Press
    Swordfish Cave is a well-known rock art site located on Vandenberg Air Force Base in south-central California. Named for the swordfish painted on its wall, the cave is a sacred Chumash site. When it was under threat and required measures to c... .... Learn More
  3. Water Histories and Spatial Archaeology: Ancient Yemen and the American West

    Water Histories and Spatial Archaeology: Ancient Yemen and the American West [Hardback]

    Michael J. Harrower (Author)

    £69.99

    ISBN: 9781107134652
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a new interpretation of the spatial-political-environmental dynamics of water and irrigation in long-term histories of arid regions. It compares ancient Southwest Arabia (3500 BC-AD 600) with the American West (2000 BC-AD 195... .... Learn More
  4. A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons Indigenous Americans and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp (Co-Published with the Society for Historical Archaeology)

    A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons Indigenous Americans and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp (Co-Published with the Society for Historical Archaeology) [Paperback]

    Daniel O. Sayers (Author)

    £21.95

    ISBN: 9780813061924
    Published by : University Press of Florida
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    In the 250 years before the Civil War, the Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia and North Carolina was a brutal landscape--2,000 square miles of undeveloped and unforgiving wetlands, peat bogs, impenetrable foliage, and dangerous creatures. It was ... .... Learn More
  5. Rethinking Moundville and its Hinterland

    Rethinking Moundville and its Hinterland [Hardback]

    Vincas P. Steponaitis (Editor); C. Margaret Scarry (Editor)

    £64.95

    ISBN: 9780813061665
    Published by : University Press of Florida
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    Moundville, near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is one of the largest pre-Columbian mound sites in North America. Comprising twenty-nine earthen mounds that were once platforms for chiefly residences and temples, Moundville was a major political and re... .... Learn More
  6. Maize for the Gods

    Maize for the Gods: Unearthing the 9,000-Year History of Corn [Paperback]

    Michael Blake (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780520286962
    Published by : University of California Press
    Maize is the world's most productive food and industrial crop grown in more than 160 countries and on every continent except Antarctica. If by some catastrophe maize were to disappear from our food supply chain, vast numbers of pe... .... Learn More
  7. Crow Indian Rock Art

    Crow Indian Rock Art [Hardback]

    Timothy P. McCleary (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781629580159
    Published by : Left Coast Press
    This absorbing volume examines the cultural role of rock art for the Apsaalooke, or Crow, people of the northern Great Plains. Their extensive rock art developed within the changing cultural life of the tribe. Individual knowledge and meaning... .... Learn More
  8. Rock Art and Regional Identity: A Comparative Perspective

    Rock Art and Regional Identity: A Comparative Perspective [Hardback]

    Jamie Hampson (Author)

    £60.95

    ISBN: 9781611323719
    Published by : Left Coast Press
    Why did the ancient artists create paintings and engravings? What did the images mean? This careful study of rock art motifs in Trans-Pecos area of Texas and a small area in South Africa, demonstrates that there are archaeological and anthrop... .... Learn More
  9. The Oxford Handbook of North American Archaeology

    The Oxford Handbook of North American Archaeology [Paperback]

    Timothy R. Pauketat (Editor)

    £32.99

    ISBN: 9780190241094
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume explores 15,000 years of indigenous human history on the North American continent, drawing on the latest archaeological theories, time-honored methodologies, and rich datasets. From the Arctic south to the Mexican border and east ... .... Learn More
  10. Prehistoric Culture Change on Southern Vancouver Island:

    Prehistoric Culture Change on Southern Vancouver Island:: The applicability of current explanations of the Marpole Transition [Paperback]

    Terence Clark (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9781407314044
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: S2745
    Presented here are the results of research on the transition from Locarno Beach archaeological culture type (3500/3300 -2500/2400 BP) to Marpole culture type (2500/2400 4500/1100 BP) within the Gulf of Georgia region of the Northwest Coast of... .... Learn More

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